GRAPHIC: Packaging

COCO Chocolatier – The Art of Chocolate

Nomination

Edinburgh-based COCO is very good at making chocolate. But they needed a clear brand position: their own unique space in a competitive industry. Initially, COCO was using geometric stock designs to wrap its chocolate bars. We felt that the relationship between art and chocolate could be built upon as a real point of difference at the heart of the brand. From this idea we developed the brand position ‘The Art of Chocolate’. Each COCO product is wrapped in specially commissioned […]

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Hills & Harbour Gin

Nomination

Galloway is our home and a special corner of Scotland. Surrounded by forests and unspoilt coastlines, it’s the perfect larder for our ingredients. The brand and bottle design offers mirrors our home and respects our two key local botanicals of Noble Fir needles from the forest and Bladderwrack Seaweed from the coast. That was where the name Hills & Harbour came from.  Our unique bottle finish allows it to change colour in different lights. In less light it appears green […]

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Lind & Lime Gin

Nomination

Contagious was commissioned to design the packaging for Port of Leith Distillery’s second product release; a gin inspired by the distillery’s future home.  Throughout the entirety of the design process, inspiration was drawn from the historical stories of the people and industries of Leith and it’s docks. These facts and connections are depicted by the unique intricacies of the bespoke bottle, label and the name, Lind & Lime.  

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Glaswegin packaging

Nomination

Glaswegin is a new gin entering into a busy and saturated market. Important therefore to design packaging that is distinct to pull it clear of the market. Objective from the very start was to steer clear of what we saw as the ‘norm in a great many of the competitors. The failing with most as we saw it was their presence behind the bar on the gantry. Bottles need to work very hard there. This is a very important part of […]

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