Christmas is coming!
We have a lot of budding chefs in the office, so to get us in the mood for the festivities we decided to hold a Christmas lunch and ask people to bring in their favourite seasonal dishes for everybody to try. The team took this idea on with glee and we ended up with a veritable […]
To the Maze and beyond…
This year we took on the awesome challenge of the Crystal Maze Live for our Christmas outing! Seven teams battled it out across a variety of tricky mental, physical and skill-based challenges set within the four famous time zones. Teamwork, innovation and dexterity were key and the victors used this to their advantage to collect an […]
Supporting those near and far
We’ve been delighted to continue raising valuable funds for our chosen charities throughout 2018. In August, our intrepid cycling team embarked on an epic adventure from Purley to Amsterdam in support of the Tukongote project in Zambia and the Turanyi project in Rwanda. You can read more about their ride and the important work which […]
All roads lead to Amsterdam!
Following last year’s inaugural ride from Purley to Paris, our intrepid team decided to go one better and cycle to Amsterdam to raise funds for two of our chosen charities for 2018. The Tukongote project in Zambia supports a range of educational projects in nearby villages along the banks of the Zambezi river. You can read […]
A Helping Hand in 2018
Our charity work got off to a great start this year with a World Food Sale to raise much-needed funds for Tukongote Community Preschool in Zambia and the local South East Cancer Help Centre. There were plenty of volunteers willing to prove their culinary skills and showcase foods from around the world and the result […]
Designing for Millennials
Like many of you, I’ve read many articles about “millennials” over the past few years, each one describing how this generation differs from previous ones. Being the first generation to be brought up in an environment that promotes “instant gratification” through technology, millennials (born 1980-2000) experienced internet, cell phones and digital communication as the norm. […]
Team Talbot’s quest for GOSH
Paul Talbot, one of our retouchers, has taken part in many events to fundraise for Great Ormond Street Hospital, including RideLondon and the London Triathlon. He has a very special reason for supporting the hospital as he explained to me: It was the summer of 2012 and life was good: we had a new house, […]
Will Robots Be the Next Graphic Designers?
We are proud to have teamed up with BRAND PACKAGING to share our 25-year’s design experience with retailers across North America. BRAND PACKAGING’s editorial covers brand strategy, development, packaging innovations and trends and are the only publication in the US entirely focused on CPG branding through packaging. They take material/technology trends and consumer, design and […]
The Gift of Education
It has been our passion this year to try to help those less fortunate than ourselves and one of the causes we have been supporting is the Tukongote Community Preschool project in Zambia, Africa. This project began in 2009 when a local lodge, Waterberry Zambezi, sponsored a preschool teacher to teach those children in the […]
Chicago – home of our US team and the PLMA, America’s largest private label convention. Over the second weekend in November we occupied a prime position on the convention floor, flying the flag for international packaging design. Exhibitors at the PLMA typically showcase new products from the food, beverage, snacks, health and beauty, household and […]