Design for Market is an Irish graphic design agency specialising in branding and packaging design. Our team brings together a wealth of experience across a broad range of disciplines to develop and manage brands that succeed in today’s market. We are perhaps best known for the branding and packaging design we’ve created for some of Ireland’s leading food and beverage producers such as Connacht Gold and Tipperary Natural Mineral Water.
Our work includes both directly commissioned projects and those part funded by grant schemes such as the Bord Bia Marketing Assistance Programme and Step Change Programme. Many of our clients are also members of the Bord Bia quality Assurance Programme and Origin Green initiatives. If you have a project in mind, we’d love to hear from you.
Founder and Creative Director Eoin Stephens has eighteen years experience creating identities and packaging for some of Ireland’s biggest brands. His uniquely hands on approach to food packaging design means he is often involved in every stage of bringing a product to market, from developing the initial brief all the way through to photography of the finished packs.
m: 086 8329209
GOBNAIT NÍ NÉILL
A graduate of Industrial Design at NCAD, Gobnait’s work has encompassed many facets of commercial design, both here in Ireland and in the US. Her primary focus within our team is on managing brand rollouts across large ranges. Her ability to develop and apply market strategy consistently across all elements of branding from visual identity and copywriting, to pack format and print specification can be seen in such projects as Finches soft drinks and Tipperary Natural Mineral Water.
t: 01 679 8809
Founder Leonard Hickey has spent twenty years in the design business handling major accounts for both food and non-food FMCG clients. His in depth knowledge of the food and product packaging design for the Irish marketplace, experience in print management and strong partnership approach have earned him a reputation for carefully managing brands from inception to launch and beyond, resulting in many of these accounts developing into ongoing relationships.
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A native of Turin, Laura trained at the prestigious instituto Albe Steiner and has worked with a range of international and local names such as L’Oréal, Schwarzkopf, Vodafone and HSE Ireland. In addition to her wealth of experience in corporate and packaging design, her flair for illustration adds an extra dimension to our work, as seen in the highly successful launch suite for Finches Pink Lemonade.
t: 01 679 8809