The Drum brings you a round-up of some of the latest interesting Creative Works.
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RBH: RBH recruitment Advertising
Brand: RBH recruitment Advertising Title(s): Automotive Master Mind Headline and copy text (in English): Automotive Master Mind Wanted Agency: RBH, Meriden, West Midlands, United Kingdom Agency website: http://www.rbh.co.uk/Creative Directors: Stuart Jackson/Mike Kalin Art Director: Stuart Jackson Copywriter: Mike Kalin Published: November 2013 Short rationale (optional):Automotive Mastermind WantedLast year, RBH was enormously proud to be appointed as the dealer marketing agency for Peugeot UK. Of course that meant getting a few extra hands on-deck. So we created this simple execution to appeal for the very best automotive talent, whilst underlining our creative credentials.
Interabang: Royal Mail Classic Children’s TV stamps
Brand: Royal MailTitle(s): Classic Children’s TV stampsAgency: Interabang, London, UKAgency website: http:// www.interabang.uk.comCreative Directors: Adam Giles and Ian McLeanAdditional credits: Andy Pandy Ben Productions LLC; Ivor the Engine and Bagpuss 2014 Smallfilms Ltd and Peter Firmin; Dougal, The Magic Roundabout Serge Danot; Windy Miller, Camberwick Green Gordon Murray (Trumptonshire) Ltd; Mr Benn 2013 David McKee/Licensed by Clive Juster & Associates; Great Uncle Bulgaria, The Wombles WCH Ltd; Paddington Bear P & Co Ltd 2013; Postman Pat 2014 Woodland Animations Ltd, a division of Classic Media UK Limited. Licensed by Classic Media Distribution Limited. Original writer John Cunliffe. All rights reserved; Bob the Builder 2014 HIT Entertainment Limited and Keith Chapman; Peppa Pig ABD Ltd/Ent. One UK Ltd 2003; Shaun the Sheep Aardman Animations Ltd 2014Published: January 2014Short rationale (optional): Twelve stamps that celebrate twelve pioneering children’s TV characters from the past 60 years, on the occasion of Bagpuss’s 40th anniversary and the 50th of The Magic Roundabout.
M&C Saatchi: UK Government – National Fraud Authority & Action Fraud 'Be Cyber Streetwise' campaign
Brand: UK Government – National Fraud Authority & Action FraudTitle(s): Be Cyber Streetwise Agency: M&C Saatchi Agency Website: http://www.mcsaatchi.comArt Director: Phil ReedyCopywriter: Matt BeaumontAdditional Credits: Planner: Dan IzbickiMedia Agency: M4CMedia Planner: Greg TruzynskiProduction Company: Picasso PicturesAnimator: Steve MayPublished: January 2014Short Rationale (Optional): Change the way people protect themselves while shopping, banking or socialising online.
ButterflyCannon: Glenmorangie Companta design
Brand: Glenmorangie CompantaTitle(s): ButterflyCannon: Glenmorangie CompantaHeadline and copy text (in English): ButterflyCannon create packaging design for Glenmorangie’s fifth annual Private Edition release, Companta.Agency: ButterflyCannon, London, UKAgency website: http://www.butterflycannon.com/Creative Director: Jon DaviesPublished: January 2014Short rationale (optional): The design was inspired both by the beautiful vaulted cellar ceilings, and the union of the vineyards and people that together help to create this rare and special whisky. In his quest for perfection, Glenmorangie’s Director of Whisky Creation Dr Bill Lumsden, was inspired by those he has met during his travels to the most renowned Burgundy vineyards. He has attributed this whisky, that speaks of a celebration of kindred spirits, to them and their shared philosophy of the pursuit of perfection. Derek Ruediger, Brand Manager at Glenmorangie comments, “As we proceed with our fourth year working with ButterflyCannon we are thrilled to begin with the release of this exciting design for our fifth Private Edition. ButterflyCannon have brought the warmth and depth of the whisky and its story to life in their packaging design whilst creating a beautiful reference to the wine cellars of France.”Jon Davies, Creative Director at ButterflyCannon adds, “It has been a pleasure transforming the unique story of this Glenmorangie expression. Creating a design that took inspiration from a product truth and symbolised the coming together of friends was a wonderful challenge.”The release of Glenmorangie Companta has been eagerly awaited following the huge success of last year’s release, Glenmorangie Ealanta, named ‘2014 World Whisky of the Year’ by Jim Murray. The new release will be available globally as from January 2014.
Pentagram New York: Saks Fifth Avenue 'LOOK'
Brand: Saks Fifth AvenueTitle(s): LOOKAgency: Pentagram New York Agency Website: http://www.pentagram.comProject Team: Partner-in-charge and designer: Michael Bierut; Designer: Jesse ReedPublished: 2013Short Rationale (optional): The Fall 2013 campaign for Saks Fifth Avenue showcases the luxury retailer as the ultimate place for fashion discovery. Designed by Pentagram’s Michael Bierut and team, the campaign uses the word “LOOK” as a bold, attention-getting graphic motif that invites shoppers to explore the store and its style. The “LOOK” wordmark was designed as custom typography and appears in the signature black and white of the store identity. Repeated as a pattern on shopping bags and catalogues, the simple, geometric letterforms become a highly graphic texture that literally makes you look. In keeping with the theme of discovery, the letters can be used as mini-portals to focus on clothes, jewellery and accessories. Some letters are die-cut on catalogue covers to show a peek of the first page inside; other applications place images within the letterforms, for a closer look. For the designers, the challenge of the Saks seasonal campaigns is they must coordinate with the store’s overall identity; a “LOOK” bag still has to read as a Saks bag. This usually means that, in addition to being black and white, the designs are modular, and often based in squares like the master identity. The campaigns must also serve as a frame for a wide range of specific merchandise, including single items and groups of items; and in different contexts, like print, advertising, and in-store merchandising. This often leads to simple motifs that can withstand an endless range of applications. Previous campaigns have used objects, arrows, the store’s Twitter handle, and flowcharts. For the new campaign, Bierut and his team had the added challenge of coming up with another way to design the word “LOOK,” having previously solved this problem for the New York City Department of Transportation.
Bluemarlin: Saffola brand identity
Brand: SaffolaTitle(s): Bluemarlin designs new packaging for Saffola Oats FranchiseAgency: Bluemarlin, Bath, UKAgency website: http://www.bluemarlinbd.comCreative Director: Simon PendryIllustrator: Anne RowePublished: January 2014Short rationale (optional): Bluemarlin focused on clearly defining a visual space that Saffola would own. The shape of the previous logo, which represented care, has been opened up and now takes more prominence on the pack. Created with thin golden ribbons and featuring bursting rays of sunshine, it conveys the optimism of the brand whilst delicious photography of the product provides taste appeal. These elements work together to create an emotional connection with consumers, assuring them that with Saffola, they can nurture and love their families well.This universal symbol has also been elevated to prominence in Saffola’s new light-weighted tub of oats. Far removed from the industrial tubs Saffola used previously, the ergonomic structure features an impactful red heart at the centre of the pack, reflecting the brand’s premium offering and health benefits.
Coca-Cola and JWT: World Cup 2014 special edition interactive mini bottles
Brand: Coca-ColaTitle(s): World Cup 2014 special edition interactive mini bottlesAgency: Designed by Coca-Cola with print and broadcast campaign from JWTPublished: January 2014Short Rationale (optional): With the World Cup 2014 almost upon us and the folks at Coca-Cola have just released 18 special edition interactive mini bottles in order to celebrate the forthcoming event. The designs represent World Cup countries from the past, such as Argentina and Japan and the future, including Brazil, Russia and Qatar.The bottles are interactive but contain no actual soda in them. Coca-Cola fans can however use Facebook or iPhone and Andriod apps to create special messages and avatars that can be delivered to other bottle owners. The markers on the bottles activate augmented reality animations when held up to camera smartphones.JWT are running a broader print and broadcast campaign backing the interactive designs.
Brand: The Real Mary King’s CloseTitle(s): Imagine CampaignHeadline and copy text (in English): Imagine... What their lives were likeAgency: Heehaw Digital, Edinburgh and London, UK Agency website: http://heehaw.co.uk Head of Design: Will PriceSenior Designer: Conan JohnstonLead Developer: Jon Ward, Artiphex Account Director: Rebecca Mackenzie-SmithAccount Manager: Maria PatersonCampaign Photographer: Matt DavisAdditional credits: Photography: Gary Doak Additional credits: Craig Miller, The Real Mary King’s Close Video Producer/Director: Toby TruemanDirector of Photography: Steven FergusonEditors: Robbie Dickson & Drew GibsonPublished: Dec 2013Short rationale (optional): We are very excited to have just completed a full campaign for one of Edinburgh’s top attractions, The Real Mary King’s Close. A historic 16th – 18th century attraction situated underground, just off the Royal Mile.The campaign invites visitors to imagine what life must have been like during the 16th – 18th century, using a series of biographical portraits of the historical figures played by the team at the visitor attraction. The campaign included an audio video installation, outdoor advertising and a new campaign focused web experience.
Robot Food: Livewell branding, design & website
Brand: Livewell Title(s): Branding, design & websiteAgency: Robot Food, Leeds, UKAgency website: http://www.robot-food.comCreative Director: Simon ForsterArt Director: Mike JohnsCopywriter: Natalie WoodheadIllustrator: Mike JohnsPublished: January 2014Short rationale (optional): Traditional vending machines have only ever been good for quick, sugary fixes and less-than-appealing drink options. No longer. This is a new era for convenient drinks and snacks, and a new brand called Livewell is setting the standard with a name, identity, design and website created by branding specialists Robot Food.Robot Food was appointed due to the agency’s experience developing contemporary, lifestyle food and drink brands.
Shed Brand Innovation: Wicked & Wonderful chocolate brand launch
Brand: Wicked & WonderfulTitle(s): Brand launch for Wicked & Wonderful chocolateHeadline and copy text (in English): Wicked & Wonderful identity, packaging and chocolate all designed by agency Shed Brand Innovation Agency: Shed Brand Innovation, Birmingham, EnglandAgency website: http://theMightyShed.comCreative Director: Paul Connop, Angelique GreenArt Director: Paul Connop, Angelique GreenCopywriter: David GreenPhotographer: Paul ConnopPhoto shoot Art Direction: Stu RuffPublished: December 2013Short rationale (optional): Explore the Wicked & Wonderful side of life with premium hand crafted chocolate of both persuasions.
Story UK: Scotch Malt Whisky Society membership case revamp
Brand: The Scotch Malt Whisky SocietyTitle(s): Scotch Malt Whisky Society membership case revamped by Story Agency: Story UK, Edinburgh, ScotlandAgency website: http://www.storyuk.comCreative Director: Dave MullenArt Director: Sheryl NewsomeCopywriter: Olivia Donaldson and Ailsa VeitchIllustrator: Joe WilsonAdditional credits: We Are FrankPublished: January 2014Short rationale (optional): Joining The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is just the beginning of an ever-changing sensory adventure. As a member you get to sample and buy some truly exquisite single cask spirits, participate in unique and enlightening tasting events and meet some incredible people. Those experiences are something we wanted to convey from the outset with this deluxe membership case. It contains a whisky journal, a welcome letter, three one of a kind whiskies and a £10 voucher towards their first purchase, all contained within one beautifully curious, colourful, multi-layered clamshell case.
Brand: London’s Air AmbulanceTitle(s): Blood ThamesHeadline and copy text (in English): In an emergency there’s only one air ambulance for the people of London.We need help to save more lives.Please donate at londonsairambulance.co.uk/donate Agency: Feref, London, UKAgency website: http://www.feref.com/Creative Director: Phil BirdArt Director: Terry O’NeillCopywriter: Ben MarkeyAdditional credits: Animation produced by Art & GraftPublished: January 2014Short rationale (optional): London’s Air Ambulance, the charity that provides emergency trauma care to Londoners, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. They are fundraising for an additional helicopter and more pilots. This will allow them to reach 400 further emergencies each year.They were selected as Ocean Outdoor’s charity of the year and as part of this were offered free placements on digital screens across London. After offering pro-bono creative, Feref was briefed to create a hard-hitting concept to run initially as a digital outdoor campaign, but also in press and online. The final concept, titled ‘Blood Thames’, is deliberately shocking and designed to hit home that London’s Air Ambulance is a charity that needs the help of Londoners to help save more Londoners. The fact that there is currently only one helicopter for the whole of London is something that Londoners need to know!
Joe Public Amsterdam: Hi-Tec Sports The Evergrowing Monster
Brand: Hi-Tec SportsTitle(s): The Evergrowing MonsterAgency: Joe Public AmsterdamAgency Website: http://joepublicamsterdam.nl/Art Director: Matthijs GroosCopywriter: Maarten van KempenIllustrator: Stephen MillingenPublished: January 2014Short Rationale (optional): The Evergrowing Monster, created by an illustrator for Disney, will tell the Big-Fit System story to both consumers and retailers through a multifaceted campaign. Hi-Tec Sports, the global sports and outdoor company, is launching a new storytelling campaign for 2014 that highlights its revolutionary Big-Fit System —a volume adjusting technology— which allows its kids’ shoes to grow with its wearers.
B&B studio: Cuckoo naming, brand creation, identity design, packaging design
Brand: Cuckoo Title(s): Bircher MuesliAgency: B&B studio, London, UKAgency website: http://www.bandb-studio.co.ukCreative Director: Shaun Bowen Copywriter: Lisa DesforgesPhotographer: Andy GrimshawAdditional credits: Design team: Jamie Nash, Claudia MorrisAccount Management: Kerry PlummerPublished: 2013Short rationale (optional): The Modern MuesliOn-the-go bircher muesli Cuckoo is a wholesome blend of jumbo oats, yoghurt and fruit, inspired by the healthy Swiss lifestyle, but characterised by a range of innovative and adventurous flavours.Inspired by Swissness, but keen to avoid Alpine nostalgia, we worked to a Modern Swiss design essence, first creating the name Cuckoo, then experimenting with graphic pack designs for a contemporary poster-style look. The final logo includes a stylised C and K to form a subtle graphic cuckoo, while the negative space of the K is reproduced as a die-cut on pack revealing the layered product inside. The innovative nature of the product is highlighted by the strapline ‘the modern muesli’, and the depiction of ingredients in a unique and contemporary multi-layered photographic style.
TODA: AIGA and Tattly
Brand: AIGA and TattlyTitle(s): AIGA featuring TattlyDescription: TODA recently collaborated with AIGA, the professional association for design, and influential designer Tina Roth Eisenberg of swissmiss, Studiomates, TeuxDeux, CreativeMornings, and Tattly, to concept a new line of temporary tattoos. The Tattlys, drawn in the old-school flash style, reflect AIGA's mission to facilitate dialogue and cooperation within the design world. Tina hosted TODA at Studiomates for a shoot featuring the new tattoos positioned on Tina herself to be featured on the new AIGA membership renewal post card. TODA was thrilled to work with Tina, the Tattly team, and photographer Julia Robbs, who captured the temporary tattoo magic beautifully.Agency: TODA, NYC, USAAgency website: www.toda.comCreative Director: Marcos Chavez / Tina Roth EisenbergDesigners: Melissa Showalter, Stine Nielsen, Hua ShuPhotographer: Julia RobbsNonprofit client: AIGAPublished: December 2013
Brainbox Design: oBoticário Intense PopColors packaging and branding
Brand: oBoticárioTitle(s): Intense PopColors packaging and brandingAgency: Brainbox Design, Curitiba, BrazilAgency Website: http://www.brainboxdesign.com.br/eng/ Creative Director: Mark MininiAdditional Credits: Design: Jeferson Moraes Silveira, Luciana Cabral, Eduardo Heideke, Bruna Fraga, Simone Pereira SouzaWriting: Elisa Robeiro and IlaneText Finalized: John MachadoTreatment: May Gabriela, Fernanda Zanini and Maryane ColomboApproval: Patricia Della Coletta Scholz, Ricardo Gritsch Fabiana Paschotto and Paula Graciella MazucoPublished: 2013Short Rationale (optional): Intense PopColors from oBoticário is made for young women. The packaging features a palette of vibrant colours and modern design. The design was inspired by the explosion of colours in the new collection.