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Food trends and much more at IFE 2015

March 26, 2015 |

To keep up to date with the latest trends, new products, packaging innovations, regulations and challenges – IFE is a key event to attend. It happens every 2 years and it’s on our doorstep!

The diversity and quality … Read More

Ultra-pure – the packaging trend for 2015

March 19, 2015 |

As a reaction to a growing consumer appetite and appreciation for minimally designed brands, ultra-pure is a trend where companies look to create fuss-free, stripped-back packaging systems and brand environments. The desire for a clean, almost pharmaceutical feel is … Read More

Food and restaurant trends 2015

March 16, 2015 |

Technology

As more restaurants experiment with the use of tablets and smartphones, we’re quickly becoming more immersed in “front-facing technology” or “guest-facing technology” that interfaces directly with the consumer. Letting guests order drinks, food and pay their bill eliminates downtime and … Read More

Future of retail looks bright again!

March 13, 2015 |

With global retail estimated to reach £16.5 trillion in 2020 (source: Planet Retail), we anticipated a day packed with great new insights, innovations and trends from industry thought leaders, retailers, marketers and designers… and we were not disappointed!

The … Read More

Top Toy Trends 2015

February 9, 2015 |

The atmosphere was truly positive surely aided by the most recent announcement by BTHA and NPD that the UK market grew by 4% in value last year with the industry reaching £3bn.

Last year children’s wish lists were … Read More

Design Trends 2015 – Week 4 – Using Illustration

January 30, 2015 |

The growth of on-line image libraries has been absolutely phenomenal over the last couple of years. Designers and business owners World Wide are increasing loosing nearly as many hours trawling through image libraries, in order to find the perfect … Read More

Packaging Design Trends 2015 – Part 3 – Personalisation

January 22, 2015 | | 1 Comment

As young kids the first words that we are taught to write are our names. Therefore it is no surprise that in an over saturated market, a trend that’s evolved over the last few years and continues to grow … Read More

Packaging Design Trends 2015 – Part 2 – Differentiation through design

January 16, 2015 |

Graphics can help brands build up their image, impression and impact on the consumer’s perception of the product. Creative use of colour can keep your branding visible and communicate range. Let’s take a look at a few examples;

First … Read More

Packaging Design Trends 2015 – Part 1 – Sustainability

January 8, 2015 | | 2 Comments

Consumer demand and government legislation around the world are the leading drivers for the sustainable packaging agenda. Environmental awareness among a growing population of consumers is fuelling demand for sustainability and the reduction of the impact of packaging on … Read More

Point 6 helps commemorate 50 years of MMI

December 18, 2014 |

Our main priority whilst there was to inspire the children to design a 50 year celebratory logo. Having organised a mornings worth of educational fun, we arrived with big smiles and bagfuls of quizzes and games to help engage … Read More