Call for entries: Bord Bia Step Change Fund

Call for entries: Bord Bia Step Change Fund

Bord Bia have announced details of a new grant scheme which will provide assistance to progressive small food, drink and horticulture companies. Director of food and beverages, Tara McCarthy advises “applicants must demonstrate new, innovative developments and activities, which will involve a considerable departure for the company, for example, a product launch on a new […]

2014 in Review: Food, Film and FIR

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2014 in Review: Food, Film and FIR

FOOD 2014 for us was a year of new challenges and expanding horizons. Across the board, our clients launched innovative products, opened new markets and broadened the scope of their consumer facing promotions. We partnered with Dawn Meats to consolidate their international retail labelling across 17 markets. Connacht Gold asked us to rebrand their milks […]

What’s the best distribution model for your food or drinks business?

What’s the best distribution model for your food or drinks business?

Along with finance and marketing, distribution is one of the main challenges facing small to medium food and drinks producers. Navigating the myriad options available and selecting one that best supports their business can be a daunting task. Bord Bia’s Guide to Distribution in Ireland is an invaluable reference that serves as an objective introduction […]

Bespoke promotional materials make for a lasting impression

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Bespoke promotional materials make for a lasting impression

Point of sale and promotional goods have, perhaps unjustly, gained a reputation as disposable, throwaway items. Indeed we’ve all at one time or another received promotional bags, pens and keyrings only to discard them at the first opportunity. There are many cases in which ready-made, customisable items found in promotional catalogues do fit the bill. […]

Prototypes & Mockups – (some) trade secrets revealed

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Prototypes & Mockups – (some) trade secrets revealed

Great packaging design doesn’t happen on paper. We believe realistic, 3d mockups are the only way to judge if our packaging is really hitting the mark. As such we always insist on working in three dimensions from the very beginning of each project. The closer we can get to the final commercially produced item right […]

Our latest iPhone cover – Available to order now

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Our latest iPhone cover – Available to order now

We love the how well 3d printing reproduces organic forms. With this latest iPhone cover we’ve attempted to capture some of that unique tactile quality. It’s produced in white nylon, polished to reveal a smooth matte finish and texture with a random quality more reminiscent of nature. Available to order now from our Shapeways shop: […]

Introducing Design for Market – A short film about us

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Introducing Design for Market – A short film about us

Design for Market is an Irish graphic design agency specialising in branding and packaging. Our team brings together a wealth of experience across a broad range of disciplines to develop and manage brands that succeed in todays’ market. Our core service is brand and packaging design. Most clients who come to us for this have […]

Stories of Hope – Raising awareness and funds to fight depression

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Stories of Hope – Raising awareness and funds to fight depression

Our heartfelt congratulations to Gary Hanrahan of Dawn Meats, Belle Ryan and Siobhéal Nic Eochaidh and on the launch of Stories of Hope 2013 eBook. The campaign came about by gathering anonymous first hand accounts of people’s personal experiences of depression and tough times. These stories were compiled into an eBook to give support to […]

Good Advice iPhone Case – Available now

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Good Advice iPhone Case – Available now

As every photographer knows, the best camera is the one you have with you. And as every iPhone owner knows, the best time to buy a case is before you need it. We thought we’d combine these two nuggets of wisdom and design a 3d case to suit. Available to order now from our Shapeways […]

Point of Sale Success Stories

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Point of Sale Success Stories

A well executed Point of Sale suite can be a very effective way to launch products, run promotions and ultimately boost sales. We’ve compiled some examples of POS success stories from our portfolio. Case Tidy Targets Back to School Market Jelly Legs is a ready to eat jelly in individual servings similar to Magic Stick […]

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