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Diversity starts from the inside

Beauty

We attended the latest CEW talk - Inclusive Beauty: embracing diversity in the beauty industry - to hear from a panel of experts on the burning issue of diveristy in the beauty industry. 

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LEFT WANTING MORE: SOMERSET HOUSE’S FRAGRANCE EXHIBITION

Beauty

The latest summer-long exhibition at Somerset House is billed as a sensory journey through contemporary scent. Team DG+P, however, found it a little more of a light lunch than a banquet of contemporary scent.

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KIDS SHOULD ALWAYS COME FIRST

Beauty

In our latest article for SPC Magazine, Client Services Director Sara Jones suggests that too many baby care and children’s products are designed to appeal to parents, but not their offspring.

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CAROLINE HIRONS IDENTITY: BOLD, WARM, CONFIDENT, WITTY

Beauty

Our brand identity for beauty aficionado, Caroline Hirons, had to embody her larger than life personality and her profound beauty expertise. Here’s the what, why and where of our creation.

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TRANSFORM MAG: FIVE MINUTES WITH NICK + PAUL

Studio

Creative Director Nick Vaus and Communications Director Paul Domenet discuss ‘Beautiful Thinking’ and our unique approach to solving client challenges in an interview with Transform Magazine.

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BEAUTIFULLY DIFFERENT: ELENI & CHRIS SKINCARE & STYLING RANGES

Beauty

Eleni & Chris’ new Skincare and Hair Styling ranges are winging their way to the USA, and we’re pretty chuffed to have a part in building this ambitious brand that’s going from strength to strength.

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BEAUTY PACKAGING: MOVING AHEAD IN SUSTAINABILITY

Beauty

Creative Director Nick Vaus discusses the need to rethink sustainability in Beauty Packaging magazine this month – don’t just think packaging, think purpose…

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HEALTH TECH & YOU: WHEN WILL WE STOP NEEDING DOCTORS?

Health

The AXA PPP Health tech & You exhibition at The Design Museum showcased some of the best innovations in health technology. We gleaned the best in class in consumer health, telehealth and health monitoring and wondered when OTC brands will similarly up their tech game...

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STYLE WITH SUBSTANCE: ELENI & CHRIS

Beauty

Scandinavian beauty brand Eleni & Chris is taking the beauty world by storm – and this month we’re excited to see our partnership profiled in Brand Experience Magazine.http://dewgibbons.com/work/eleni-chris

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SUPER HERO OR SUPER VILLAIN? HOW BRAND DESIGN CAN DELIVER INGREDIENT-LED STORIES

Beauty

Published in BeautyMatter this month, Creative Director Nick Vaus takes us through the pros and cons of three key ways that brands can engage with ingredients.

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IT’S A WIN: SEBASTIAN PROFESSIONAL ECLECTIC A/W16

Beauty

Our designs for Sebastian Professional’s A/W16 Limited Edition Collection won an American Package Design Award!

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EASTER: EGG BEAUTY 2017

Beauty

This Easter we’re looking to the innovative beauty brands using egg in their products and those creating Easter-inspired ranges – move over Christmas! From the fabulous to the fishy, here’s who made the cut…

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WHEN IRREVERENCE BECOMES IRRELEVANCE

Beauty

SPC Magazine’s April issue sees Creative Director Nick Vaus discussing the rise and fall of iconic brand The Body Shop. In the lead up to its sale by L’Oréal and flurries of speculation in the business press about potential buyers, he looks back at the brand’s former glory and dissects the cause of its current demise.

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ADVERTISING - SOCIAL MEDIA OR SOCIAL COMMENT MEDIA?

Studio

After last week's advertising controversies, Creative Communications Director, Paul Domenet, discusses how brands are making social commentary in an age of social.

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Cosmoprof Bologna 2017

Beauty

Cosmoprof Bologna features the latest global beauty insights, emerging products, new lines and innovations. With our DG+P’s distinct sector specialism on beauty, wellness and health, we’ve brought you our distilled view of the show.

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INGREDIENT-LED BEAUTY: SUPER HERO OR SUPER VILLAIN?

Beauty

This April, Nick Vaus speaks at in-cosmetics on ingredient-led beauty. Join him to find out what it actually takes to create a compelling ingredient-led story.

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VERTEX AWARDS: A WINNNG FORMULA

Studio

The studio’s buzzing with excitement – our Marks & Spencer Formula rebrand just won at the Vertex Awards, which focus on private brand design.

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SWEET, MUSKY, HEADY, HEAVENLY: SCENT MEMORIES

Studio

Today is National Fragrance Day, so we tasked the team with bringing in their favourite bottles to join in with the Fragrance Foundation’s Scent Memories hashtag to share our favourite perfume stories.

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THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS OF BEAUTY BRANDING

Beauty

Cosmetics Business published Nick’s views about the seven deadly sins of branding, and how beauty businesses can avoid them. Read on to find out if your brand is guilty…

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: TO THOSE WHO BREAK THE MOULD

Studio

In the world of brand marketing it’s tempting to put women (and all people for that matter) into neat little boxes. But the amazing women we work with and who inspire us most certainly do not fit – they’re not shaped from the same cookie cutter. Here, Client Services Director, Sara wishes happy International Women’s Day to all women, every type and stripe, those that bend, brush and break the mould!

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THE LANGUAGE OF BEAUTY

Beauty

Hitting the shelves this week is Nick’s feature article for SPC Magazine, where he analyses the key beauty trends within three visual and verbal pillars that form The Language of Beauty.

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The New Era of Experience

Studio

Next generation entertainment company, Sunshine, hosted a Q&A on the rise, changes and current expectations of live brand experiences. With a diverse panel who had a lot to say on the matter…

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RAPHA RIDES HIGH AS A UNICORN

Studio

Simon Mottram, the man behind cycling icon Rapha, talked about his clear brand vision and plans for the future at his D&AD lecture. And we left feeling rather excited…

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FILLERS ARE FEMINIST, BUT LYING’S NOT A GOOD LOOK

Beauty

Can a Feminist love fillers? This was the question hotly debated by beauty and journalist luminaries at a recent CEW event. Our Communications Creative Director, Paul found the conversation illuminating, with the answer less important than the substantial caveat that accompanied it…

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Sephora: not such a beautiful experience

Beauty

Last year, Client Services Director Sara was left unimpressed by her London luxury day spa experience. But it looks like North America’s mass beauty market also needs to massively up its game if our PR Stef’s recent makeover at Sephora Canada is anything to go by...

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BEAUTY & GOODNESS: NOT MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE

Beauty

Nick writes for SPC about why every creative brief should put sustainability as an upfront topic, addressing the brand’s wider impact, both now and in the future.

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Meditating on creativity in 2017

Studio

First day back in the office after the Christmas break and we’re already reaching for the cafetière (and chocolate!) to power us through. But is there a better, healthier way than caffeine and sugar to spur creativity and productivity? Quite very possibly…https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/what-does-mindfulness-meditation-do-to-your-brain/

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Mince pies on the prize!

Studio

December has been a very tasty month indeed here at DG+P. To accompany every beautiful advent calendar opening, we’ve been tasting – and judging – all the mince pies we could get our sticky hands on so you don’t have to. From Heston, M&S and Co-op to various London artisan bakeries, just which one is the winner…..?http://www.gailsbread.co.uk

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DG+P CHRISTMAS PARTY: AN EVENING OF GLAMOUR AND SPARKLES

Studio

It’s Christmas! And we went glam. From sparkle face painting to our very own Oscars, this year’s party was style from start to finish…

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Give and Makeup: a labour of love

Beauty

Give and Makeup is an amazing initiative by skincare guru, and force of nature, Caroline Hirons to rehome beauty products with women and children in domestic violence shelters. We’re honoured to have been involved in creating design and communications for the project and this year’s kids Christmas Shoebox Campaign. Client Services Director, Sara tells the whole story here…

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View on Festive Beauty: London Christmas 2016

Beauty

London, Christmas and beauty. Three of our very favourite things. This year, London offers a vast, dazzling array of festive beauty venues, experiences and products to enjoy. But what’s really captured our attention this year? Read our Festive 2016 beauty guide to find out…

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MARKS & SPENCER: FIND YOUR FORMULA

Beauty

Marks & Spencer’s signature skincare range Formula is relaunching and the retailer once again turned to us to review the positioning then rationalise and redesign Formula’s identity and packaging.

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SECRET SANTA : BUY A BEAUTIFUL THOUGHT

Studio

This Christmas we've made our annual Secret Santa gift-giving into a Beautiful Thinking advent calendar! We'll be opening one every day throughout December with the very first today...

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KEEPING UP WITH THE CULTURISTS

Studio

We live in a city of culture, so much so, that sometimes it’s hard to keep up with what’s going on. Here are a few recommendations that have caught the eye of our resident culture vulture - Design Director Matthew Gilpin…

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EMPOWERING BEAUTY: THE RISE AND RISE OF THE FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR

Beauty

In a hugely saturated market it’s always going to be a struggle to make it big and get noticed, especially for niche brands. So we love to see exciting, female, beauty- entrepreneurs shouting out for one another. And by gosh are they getting noticed!

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Stereotyping In Beauty: We’re All Guilty

Studio

On the opening day of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, it seems timely to ask: given that beauty consumers are manifestly not all thin, able-bodied, light skinned, young women, why *is* this image continually touted as the norm? In the latest edition of SPC Magazine, Steve talks frankly about the thorny issue of inclusivity within the beauty industry and beyond.

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YOU ARE WHAT YOU PUT ON YOUR FACE.

Beauty

You are 50% bacteria. Nope, not an insult. Just something we’ve learnt from pioneering microbiome beauty brand Gallinée. Creative Director Nick looks at the revolutionary new beauty brand teaching us to love our microorganisms.

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OH, JUST STICK IT!

Studio

When is a coffee stirrer, not actually a coffee stirrer? Managing Director Steve is enraged by the sheer ubiquity and utter uselessness of the wooden coffee stick….

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TEES, TOTES + TERRACES

Studio

With so many great things to do right on our doorstep, the DG+P Summer Party was all about enjoying ourselves locally. From lunch at Shoreditch House, to screen-printing at Print Club London in Dalston, then playing crazy golf at Last Days of Shoreditch, it was a day (mostly!) to remember.

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STRETCH? WE CERTAINLY HAVE!

Brands

Open Eye 27 – Stretch was a bit of a first for DG+P. We’ve been implementing integrated campaigns for clients for years, but in classic agency style it’s taken us a while to do it for ourselves. But done it we have. Steve and Nick have opinion pieces on brand extension in SPC Magazine and Transform Magazine respectively, Stretch featured in all the right design press and had loads of social love, including our very own brand stretch poll (results revealed through the click)…

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ELENI & CHRIS: BEAUTIFULLY DIFFERENT

Beauty

We developed a masterbrand positioning, brand identity, and packaging design to ensure consistency, clarity, and future stretch to support this hugely ambitious brand’s hair and beauty product portfolio strategy. And is it ever working!

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BE SMART RESTART: HOW BRANDS CAN LEVERAGE EXISTING TECH

Studio

While most beauty, health and luxury brands are highly unlikely to create their own technology, understanding how to leverage and innovate on what’s already out there is an absolute must. We went to a DBA and Kinneir Dufort event that told us how to do just that and the ensuing eruption of Pokémon Go shows just how vital it is…

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HELP THE TEENAGE CANCER TRUST’S CHAMPION GO FOR GOLD

Studio

It’s hard to believe it’s four years since the opening ceremony of London 2012. With Rio 2016 fast approaching, the Pandemonium Drummers from London 2012 have launched a charity single in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust – with one of DG+P's team singing on it…

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BUSCOPAN: GLOBAL ON-PACK ARCHITECTURE

Health

We’re chuffed to see Buscopan’s new global on-pack architecture and harmonisation is rolling out globally, following on from our very successful pack designs in 2008….

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POWER OF THE NICHE: SNIFFING AROUND PRESTIGE FRAGRANCE

Beauty

Recent news that L’Oréal is buying prestige fragrance Atelier Cologne has got our Creative Director Nick thinking about how to ensure success when big brands acquire those that are niche.

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LET’S STRETCH!: THE BRAND EXTENSIONS THAT SHOULD EXIST BUT DON’T

Brands

Deciphering extension in the 21st century is a veritable minefield which our Open Eye 27 - the ultimate how-to guide to Stretch - empowers brands to navigate. But rather than just making assertions, we couldn't resist putting our money where our mouth is and designed the brand extensions that should exist, but don't...

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OPEN EYE 27 – TO STRETCH OR NOT TO STRETCH? IT’S THE BRAND NEW QUESTION

Brands

KFC-flavoured nail varnish, Manchester United tractors, Dolce & Gabbana fridges, Burger King saunas… Welcome to a truly outlandish Open Eye 27. Extension has long been part of the brandscape, but has it all just gone too far? We’ve taken an in-depth look at the best (and worst!) brand extensions, and define just what it takes to successfully Stretch in the 21st century.

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IS TECHNOLOGY THE DEATH KNELL FOR HEALTHCARE BRANDS?

Health

Last week our MD Steve went to the Association of the European Self-Medication Industry’s 52nd Annual Conference. He wonders if the healthcare industry is in denial about the impact technology is having on OTC self-care brands.

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A SHOUT OUT FOR OUR BABY, BABY DOVE

Studio

It’s not big and it’s not clever. Managing Director Steve is unimpressed – to say the least - at other design agencies claiming DG+P’s work for Baby Dove.

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WELLNESS: CRASHING HEALTHCARE’S PARTY

Health

A wellness magazine that doesn’t use the word health? New publication, Balance, signals a shift in consumers from passive recipients of pills and potions to active participants in their own wellbeing. So what on earth should OTC brands be doing about it?

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JOSH WOOD: DO (PRECIOUS) BLONDES HAVE MORE FUN?

Beauty

The Josh Wood Guardian of Colour range has been a huge success. So the decision to extend into new areas that support the brand’s positioning was a bit of a no-brainer. Enter Precious Blonde and ColourLoc Treatment Iron.

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CHARLOTTE MENSAH HAIR CARE: LONDON MEETS ACCRA

Beauty

Charlotte Mensah, the award-winning hairstylist, and owner and artistic director of Hair Lounge in London’s Notting Hill, has just launched our brand identity and packaging design for her premium hair care range aimed at Afro and Curly hair types.

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THE SEARCH FOR UNIFYING BRAND IDEAS

Brands

Steve advocates a holistic, integrated approach to the brand development and marcomms process in his latest opinion piece for SPC Magazine.

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HOW ROADSIDE SHACKS OUTDO THE UK HIGH STREET

Studio

When Creative Director Nick went on holiday to the Philippines he was blown away by the creative fire of even the most basic retail stall. And found himself asking: are UK retailers putting in enough effort?

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COLOUR US SHOCKED: OUR WINNING WEEK!

Studio

What a week! We’ve won Gold at the Vertex Awards and Silver at the Transform Awards Europe for Josh Wood Guardian of Colour! And had nominations from The Drum Design Awards and The Drum Marketing Awards in to boot…

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Davidoff City Editions

Indulgence

We came up with the big idea for Davidoff’s Premium Exclusive Limited Editions packaging, with all subsequent Editions designed by Davidoff’s own in-house design team.

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BEAUTIFUL THINKING: WITH A NEW VOICE

Studio

Beautiful Thinking is at the heart of DG+P’s work and literally on the proverbial tin. MD Steve Gibbons explains how it has evolved to involve communications and why the ad men cometh...

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GENDER PARITY? YES PLEASE!

Studio

What role can brand design play in helping to achieve gender parity? On International Women’s Day, Design Director Raj Phull looks at the welcome rise of gender-neutral design…

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TIMELESS : KEEPING YOUR EGGS IN MORE THAN ONE BASKET

Studio

Can we successfully balance our careers with motherhood? Are we so busy trying to have it all that we need to take control over our reproductive futures? Some thought-provoking questions from educational art installation ‘Timeless’ at Old Street Sation. Catch this fleeting pop-up while you can!

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SEBASTIAN PROFESSIONAL DARK OIL GLIDES INTO SALONS

Beauty

Sebastian Professional’s new Dark Oil extension is launching – our latest work with the brand since our partnership began in 2012.

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AN INSTITUTE OF IMAGINATION? ABSOLUTELY!

Studio

The Institute of Imagination has certainly got a hold of ours. Our Senior Designer, Seila Sarramian, took herself and her almost-five-year-old son to the Institute’s Festival of Imagination and gave it a standing ovation…

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DBA DESIGN EFFECTIVENESS AWARDS: SILVER + BRONZE

Studio

At last night’s glittering DBA Design Effectiveness Awards Ceremony we won a Silver and a Bronze award!

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EGGS, CARDBOARD, FOOT FETISH GALORE: TAKING IDEAS FOR A WALK

https://www.linkedin.com/in/malcolm-kennard-97a7979Paper plates, broken eggs, foot fetish galore and moments of true creative insight: Strategy Director Rory Fegan talks about the Studio’s recent creative workshop…

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RELENTLESSLY AUTHENTIC: THE BIG POWER OF SMALL BRANDS

Beauty

Big brands often mean big business, but two British beauty brands, the Konjac Sponge Co and White Hot Hair, are proving that the small and nimble can be very mighty indeed….

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NIOXIN NIGHT DENSITY RESCUE HITS THE SHELVES

Brands

Our designs for NIOXIN Night Density Rescue are hitting the shelves – the latest iteration of our work with the brand since our partnership began in 2011...

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TRANSFORM AWARDS EUROPE: SHORTLIST SUCCESS!

Studio

Our packaging designs for both Josh Wood Haircare and Lindt Master Chocolatier Collection have been shortlisted for brand effectiveness by Transform Awards Europe. We find out if it’s gold, silver, bronze, or highly commended on 22 March...

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DON’T BE BLUE, IT’S GREAT TO BE OLDER IN 2016

Studio

On Blue Monday, the most miserable day of the year, our Strategy Director, Rory finds something to be positive about: getting older is getting better…

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DAVIDOFF NEWS: THE RACONTEUR AND CIGAR PACKAGING AWARDS TRIFECTA

Indulgence

Davidoff is kicking off 2016 with a bang, and we’re pretty chuffed with our involvement in the launch of its Limited Edition ‘The Raconteur’ cigar range, not to mention a hat trick of accolades at Halfwheel’s annual cigar packaging awards.

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LUXURY SPA EXPERIENCE: THIS TIME IT’S PERSONAL

Indulgence

After the (over)indulgences of the holiday season, where better to detox than a luxury day spa? But are they really providing the immersive brand experience we expect? See what client services director Sara says in her recent piece for Luxury Daily.

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DAVIDOFF ESCURIO: LET’S GET THIS PARTY STARTED

Indulgence

There’s a new samba party in town, and its name is Davidoff Escurio. With the 2016 Rio Olympics setting a worldwide party stage, the brand has headed to Brazil for its latest Discovery range.

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SEX SELLS: TAPPING INTO FETISH

Brands

Steve’s latest SPC Magazine article Sex Sells Cosmetics explores how and why beauty brands are tapping into the lucrative zeitgeist for all things fetish...

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IT’S GOOD TO TALK, LET’S DO LUNCH

Studio

Close agency/client personal relationships have always been at the heart of achieving great design. If so, in his latest article for Design Week, MD Steve asks: Why does no one pick up the phone or do lunch any more..?

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OPEN EYE 26 HAS LANDED – OLDER, HEALTHIER, FIERCER

Studio

Bionic lens implants that give you Superman sight, beauty products for every shade of silver, contemporary walking canes, personal delivery drones, incontinence silk thongs, and more... Welcome to Open Eye 26: the Older issue. For too long the over 50s consumer has been ignored entirely or relegated to the hinterland of Sunday supplements and specialist product catalogues. But the tide is finally beginning to turn. We’ve taken a far-reaching look at the product innovations and technologies transforming what it means to be Older in the 21st century…

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ONA: CHILEAN POP UP DINING EXPERIENCE

Indulgence

We’re thrilled to have helped Chef Marcelo Henriquez with the identity and brand experience for ONA, his sell out Chilean pop up dining concept.

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THE KINKS AND TATE MODERN: ONLY ONE OF THEM IS POP

Studio

When Pop Art goes political, something seriously wrong is afoot. Our Managing Director Steve finds The Kinks’ West End musical far more to the point than the latest Tate Modern exhibition…

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FIVE STAR SERVICE FOR FREE – SHOUTING FOR OUR NHS

Health

Despite the dire media headlines about its imminent demise, during her daughter’s long stay in hospital, Client Services Director, Sara Jones, discovered an NHS beyond compare…

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JOSH WOOD AND LINDT SHORTLISTED BY DBA DESIGN EFFECTIVENESS AWARDS

Studio

We're absolutely chuffed that our work with Josh Wood Haircare and Lindt Master Chocolatier Collection has been shortlisted by the DBA Design Effectiveness Awards – that’s now seven wins in the past four years!

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CAWTHORNE: MADE TO SHARE

Indulgence

Sometimes things are just so good you can’t help but want to share them. That was our starting point for branding home-made biscuits company Cawthorne.

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Macmillan Coffee Morning: Cake Tastes Better Together

Studio

The DG+P studio is going to be eating cake for the rest of the week (and probably weekend!); such was the baking tornado of delicious treats we conjured in aid of Macmillan cancer support….

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LIVE BEAUTIFULLY: GAZELLI SKINCARE’S NEW APPROACH TO BEAUTY

Beauty

Stephanie and Sara thought a recent talk with the founder of Gazelli Skincare was a textbook lesson in how to evolve from skincare products to a lifestyle and wellbeing focus, whilst remaining true to your brand ethos.

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CREATIVITY IS AGELESS: IRIS APFEL

Studio

It’s a hive of activity in London at the moment, with London Fashion Week last week and the London Design Festival now kicking off. Amidst the very young and restless of the creative industries, Creative Director Nick Vaus, takes some time out to see a veteran still turning all the style rules on their head…

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MONOTYPE : from print to pixel

Studio

A visit from Monotype, one of the world’s leading typeface design agencies, was a fascinating exploration of the history of typography and the technological innovation that has broadened the industry's horizons.

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THE AGE OF UNREASONABLE CONSUMPTION

Studio

For Insight Global Convenience Store Focus’ recent issue, our Strategy Director, Rory, poses a challenge (and opportunity) to convenience retailers: how can they satisfy the unreasonable consumer with their health/beauty offer?

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Let’s go down to (Molly’s) Wood today

Studio

We’re really chuffed to introduce our work for Molly’s Wood, a nature reserve and community orchard in Essex. It’s a beauty…

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The Ugly Truth: Beautifully Told

Studio

Down in Selfridges’ Ultralounge ambient music plays and calming low lights lead us into the space designed and curated by Jane Withers, whose creative direction brings together a group of artists to collaborate in raising awareness of marine plastic pollution and inspire change…

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DG+PIRATES – BEAUTIFUL THINKING…AND DRINKING!

Studio

Each summer, we celebrate the team’s hard work and achievements with a company retreat. This year we donned our very best swashbuckling outfits and headed to the beautiful countryside of Dorset….

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INTEGRATION – IS IT EVEN A QUESTION?

Brands

For SPC's August 15 issue, Steve wonders if consumers expect brands to look, feel and behave the same wherever and whenever they find them – are standalone design and advertising agencies old news? Or is integration the future?

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View on beauty: London Summer 2015

Beauty

Another day, another new brand or destination: London offers an almost dizzying kaleidoscope of beauty experiences to enjoy. But which ones are really worth the visit? Read our Summer 2015 beauty guide to find out….

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BLACK LEATHER & GOLDEN FEATHERS: ALEXANDER MCQUEEN

Studio

The arresting Alexander McQueen exhibition, Savage Beauty, at the V&A has been so fantastically well-received that the museum is opening it’s doors around the clock for the final two weekends of the run. Creative Director, Nick Vaus, is wowed by a truly enchanting brand of creativity…

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ORO BLANCO – PURE WHITE GOLD

Indulgence

What happens when you are asked to create a concept for the world’s most expensive cigar? The Studio was delighted to let our imagination run free…

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NO FIVE STARS FOR THIS SPA

Studio

What use is exquisite décor and sumptuous treatments, if the service and soul is not up to scratch? Client Services Director, Sara Jones, was more than slightly underwhelmed by one of London’s premier spas...

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DECEPTIVELY EFFORTLESS: BARBARA HEPWORTH AT TATE BRITAIN

Studio

Intensity, grit, complexity, elegance. Creative Director, Nick Vaus, is left longing for a hammer and chisel by Barbara Hepworth at Tate Britain.

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DESIGN WEEK TOP 100 2015: ABOVE THE FOLD!

Studio

The Design Week Top 100 2015 annual survey has just been published. For the first time ever, we’ve made it into the Top 50, leapfrogging 12 places to be ranked number 49 on the list. And we're chuffed!

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OPEN EYE 25 | THIS TIME IT’S PERSONAL

Studio

3D printed implantable windpipes, smart mirrors that tell you if your anti-ageing creams are actually working, designing your own Ferrari in augmented reality... Welcome to Open Eye 25! The word personalisation is on everyone's lips. But what is it really all about? We've taken a far-reaching look at the technologies and innovations driving the trend and discovered some amazing - and some deeply unnerving - happenings.....

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Illustriously creative: Sir John Hegarty

Studio

'Everyone is creative. But only some will be lucky enough to earn a living by it.' We joined Sir John Hegarty for an exploration of the nature of creativity.

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Boots UK: The future of feeling pretty damn good

Studio, Beauty

How is Boots UK making women feel pretty damn good? We found out at CEW.

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IT ENDED WITH A CLICK: INNOCOS BEAUTY SUMMIT

Studio, Beauty

From the beat of flamenco heels, to the satisfying clack of a bottle lid, to the click of a mouse, this year’s InnoCos Beauty Innovation Summit in Madrid was brimming with passion and energy.

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ALL’S NOT WHAT IT SEEMS IN THE WINDY CITY

Studio

Chicago, Chicago. From a very windy London, Steve reflects back on the Studio’s trip to the windy city where the art is not quite all that it seems….

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C-STORES RIPE FOR HEALTH & BEAUTY INNOVATION

Brands, Beauty, Health

Our strategy director Rory comments on how health and beauty brands are changing in a feature for Convenience Store.

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TEAM DG+P JOINS THE LUNAR TRIBE

Studio

Delicate, vibrant, experimental: the Studio’s private view of our friend Christina K.’s exhibition made its mark on our Design Director, Raj Phull.

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