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Sandeman 255th Anniversary Design

Posted by Todd Anderson on Monday, June 27, 2016, In : Packaging 



This limited addition design to celebrate the 255th anniversary of Porto’s Sandeman is just stunning. The attention to detail used in the design by agency Volta is incredible.

I love the use of type; breaking the serif on the brand name Seixo giving it some real identity. The finish is also beautiful, employing the use of embossed lettering and illustrative elements, texture paper stock and touches of gold foil.



On my recent trip to Bologna I came across these wonderful old Vintage Sandeman b...


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Wine Label Design Awards

Posted by Todd Anderson on Friday, September 11, 2015, In : Packaging 
2015 saw the inaugural 'Wine Label Design Awards' in South Africa. What will continue as an annual event has been created by Winemag.co.za and sponsored by label supplier Rotolabel to help promote excellence within the field of wine label package design in South Africa. Its hoped that the awards will raise the standards of what wine producers demand and designers supply. 

This years Awards consisted of three categories: 1) under R60 a bottle; 2) over R60 a bottle and 3) labels forming a seri...


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Coca Cola's Innovation in Design

Posted by Todd Anderson on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, In : Packaging 
Back in 2011 I attended a presentation by David Butler, Coca-Cola's VP of innovation and he outlined how the company were using revolutionary systems to operate on a global scale. This included designing their vending machines so that they could be easily modified to accommodate the vast stable of brands owned by the company and interchangeable languages for use throughout the world. David's presentation was an inspiration in creating modular systems.

Coca-Cola have continued to innova...

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Packaging Rebrand for Burger King & The Story of Hungry Jacks

Posted by Todd Anderson on Thursday, July 23, 2015, In : Packaging 
Burger King as a brand has long interested me. Ive spent time in Australia where the franchise is instead known as Hungry Jacks. In 1971 the company wanted to make a move into Australia with it's first franchise in Perth but was unable to use the Burger King name as it was already trademarked by an Adelaide based Food Shop.

I am currently living in South Africa and Burger King only arrived here in 2013, with it's first franchise opening in the may of that year in Cape Town. This was 18 ...
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Vintage & Rare Collection Of Beer Packaging

Posted by Todd Anderson on Thursday, July 23, 2015, In : Packaging 

This wonderful collection of vintage and rare beer packaging from all over the world can be seen at the Wild Clover micro Brewery. A veritable feast for any branding and packaging designer/vintage packaging enthusiast like myself!

The owner Ampie Kruger kindly let me take these images of the full collection of labels whilst telling me the amazing story of how it was donated to him. Apparently the original collectors wife insisted that he give this incredible treasure away!!!

Wild Clover pro...


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