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 […]
Purley to Paris!
One of our chosen company charities for 2017 is the Soi Dog Foundation, an organisation which carries out vital work to care for street cats and dogs in Thailand and address their medical needs. In a bid to raise funds for this very worthwhile cause, seven intrepid explorers – George, Nico, Tony, Haye, Andy, Vim […]
Andy’s Iron Will
The Ironman competition, organised by the World Triathlon Corporation, consists of a gruelling 3.86 km swim, 180 km cycle ride and then a marathon run of 42 km. Definitely not for the faint hearted, our very own Andy took on this awesome challenge and talked to me all about it… “6 months of training and […]
Ultimate Design Efficiency
Fancy knowing the secrets to an efficient creative process? Check out our recent article for Brand Packaging Magazine. In this editorial, Steen gives you an insight into what it’s like working with one of the world’s biggest retailers and how to deliver them results first time round. In short, there are eight steps to ultimate […]