Video Games
Supple Studio
Alex Swatridge:

For the inner child in all of us, Supple Studio and Bitmap Books have brought to life classic British Video Games for Royal Mail across stamps and products. There are lots of lovely details and hidden gems including Geoff Hurst’s 66 world cup goal and UV messages from the original gameplay. I was a pretty big Lemmings fan myself. As they said themselves ‘a complete dream job’.

Rob Duncan:

Manual have created the identity for Supersonic aircraft ‘Boom’, the dream job of many a designer! The logo is a beautiful modernist interpretation of wings worn by pilots, a bird in motion, acceleration! A perfect solution, fantastic photography, renderings and typography. Beautifully crafted and lovely yellow detailing derived from the Peregrine Falcon.

Cocoa Jones
Supple Studio
Bob Mytton:

Cocoa Jones is a new family-run chocolate company. Founded by husband and wife team Naz Khan and Michael Ogazi, the branding and packaging builds on the couple’s heritage (Pakistani for Naz and Nigerian for Michael) and brings together their two cultures on the pack, uniting two patterns – one Islamic and one African. A lovely, simple idea to bring out the story.

Content form context
Bob Young:

CFC has developed an elegant packaging range for underwear brand Vivevive. Simple and expressive illustrations are used to great effect, creating striking and unpretentious expressions of the products and the bodies that wear them.

Anton & Irene
Rob Duncan:

Fantastic idea for a watch. Tell the time with an Hourglass. Anton Repponen of design studio Anton & Irene created this very analog, brilliant idea. You can purchase the watches online here.

The Daddy Long Legs
Voice Design
Christopher Doyle:

The Daddy Long Legs is an extremely rare and special fortified wine, making it one of Australia’s most expensive fortifieds. Its production is limited to the contents of only two remaining barrels set aside for over 40 years, making its quantity limited and its quality exceptional. The barrel shed that housed the wine is inhabited by hundreds of ‘Daddy Long Leg’ spiders who have kept a watchful eye over these barrels for decades. Incredible idea and next level production by Voice Design.

Start Rite
Studio Sutherl&
Paul Felton:

Studio Sutherl& have rebranded long standing children’s footwear brand Start Rite. A core component of the new brand is a playful bespoke typeface called Typefeet, where the bottom serifs become little feet. Lovely stuff

2017 AGDA Awards
Christopher Doyle:

Last weekend saw Canberra host the 2017 AGDA Awards. While there was a selection of well-deserved wins for some incredible work there was also, in my opinion, a stack of amazing work that was not recognised. Here’s a small selection of work that didn’t win and left me scratching my head. Vista by Voice Design, Dasher + Fisher by Co-Partnership, Bare Witness by RE, Shortys by The Colour Club, Shop Around by Toko and D’Angelo Coffee by Band.