Amazing News! Clare Lynch Creative been shortlisted in the IDI Irish Design Awards in two different categories. In the Packaging Design category for @agoodmoodfood.ie and also in the Book Illustration category for the recently launched illustrated poetry book ‘Hello Hinterland‘. Such exciting news!
Thanks very much to @idi_ireland. Brilliant news to receive!
The IDI (Irish Design Institute) host the Irish Design Awards ceremony annually, which celebrate and reward the best of Irish designers, nurturing the talent of the future and setting creative benchmarks for the industry.
Looking forward to the Awards Night Ceremony in the Marker Hotel on 17th November 2022 🙂
Excited to hear I will be receiving an Honourable Mention Award in the International Design Awards for several of my recent Brand Identity and Packaging Design projects, including Katie’s Kombucha, A Good Mood Food, Saltrock Dairy and Oat in the City. A great start to the New Year!
The IDA awards celebrate and promote creative talent and expertise in graphic design and other areas such as architecture, fashion and product design so it is a great achievement to recognised as an award winner in these awards.
A big thank you to the B4B network for such a lovely feature about Clare Lynch Creative and our design work. It’s always good to get nice mentions like this as it helps other businesses who are interested in getting Brand Identity, Packaging and Design work to be aware of our services and encourages them to get in touch to enquire about their own projects. Thanks again B4B! You can read the article here…
Our latest brand to launch ‘Oat in the City’ Irish oatmeal drinks were featured on RTE radio on 3rd July 2021, where Kilbeggan-based farm owner Liam Lynam tells the story of how the character Eoin the Oat came to market, featured on his range of healthy and sustainable oat-milk drinks, and the story about how we came up with the the brand name. They are off to a successful start so far and are available to purchase in Aldi stores throughout Ireland, Donnybrook Fair stores in Malahide and Donnybrook in Dublin, Nolans in Clontarf and selected Super Valu’s.
Have a listen to the interview here and keep an eye out for Eoin the Oat, the brand character, on the front of the brand packaging on the range of Oat in the City oatmeal drinks:
We are delighted to be featured in a number of design publications.
These features included the German design magazine ‘Creativ Verpacken’ and Favourite Design Book 2021. Being featured in design publications is a real kudos to the work designed by Clare Lynch Creative. It has many benefits, such as:
It helps our clients grow in terms of brand recognition and customer base
It, in turn, helps new companies and clients to find us by coming across our work
It is an honour when reputable design publications recognise the work enough to showcase it as exemplary branding
The latest features we have received were for the Packaging Design of ‘Flying Squirrel’ vegan plant-based cheese. In the German Packaging Design publication ‘Creativ Verpacken‘, it was featured in January edition (page 38) and March edition (page 10) of the magazine in 2021. It has also been selected to be featured in the 2021 edition of ‘Favourite Design‘ book, a book which features the ‘best of’ design around the world for that year. This book will soon be available to be purchased on their website and is a useful reference point to explore the latest successful graphic design and packaging design brands.
I love to see my client’s do well, it’s a sign that their brand packaging has worked well and communicates the ethos and values of their product and brand to consumers.
Some successes of Flying Squirrel, a vegan plant-based cheese range are as follows:
The Happy Pear Stockist
The Irish Times News Feature
Blas na hÉireann Irish Food Awards 2020 Finalist
Colm Farrell, the owner of Flying Squirrel is extremely passionate about what he does – creating delicious plant-based vegan cheese, free from any harm to animals and good to the environment. His passion, genuine nature and friendly, fun spirit translate across everything he does and I think this has helped his success. I love to see clients like Colm shine and reach their goals.
After winning Gold in the Muse Awards 2020, their linked marketing company ‘MuseDotWorld’ requested an interview with me on my thoughts on design, my experiences in the design industry, working with clients on their brand packaging. You can read more about it here.
So you have decided to go ahead and work with a designer to create some beautiful new packaging design for your products. After meeting with your designer and working on preparing the brief for the design together, what’s the next step? What assets and information do you need to have ready to supply to your designer to ensure a smooth and easy process towards developing and launching your new brand’s visual identity and product range?
This handy, free guide will make it easy for you to ensure that you have all your ducks in a row towards completing your packaging design process with ease. You can find a PDF version here to check off or a Word version here, which you can download and fill in and return to your designer or keep as a useful reference.
Another useful source for guidelines regarding food and drink label information is the FSAI (Food Safety Authority of Ireland) – see more information here.
I’m delighted to announce that I’ve won Gold in the Muse Design Awards 2020 for the Branding and Packaging Design of Flying Squirrel vegan cheese! Brilliant news and results!
I’m so pleased to see my work has been recognised in these prestigious awards. It was an enjoyable and innovative product to work on, the client was easy to work with and passionate about his product range – this made for a collaborative and inspiring process from concept to completion in creating this successful packaging brand.
Out of 3820 submissions from 50 countries, Clare Lynch Creative has been awarded the prestigious Gold award in Packaging Design of the Year for the 2020 MUSE Design Awards competition. The winning piece was created by Clare Lynch Creative for Flying Squirrel Vegan Cheese.
The MUSE Creative and MUSE Design Awards are global competitions, which seek to commemorate the exemplary creative and design professionals of various industries. “These individuals truly embody the spirit of innovation” said Kenjo Ong, CEO of both competitions. “It is a privilege to award Clare Lynch Creative for their monumental work! It is always a humbling experience to witness what these creatives are capable of.”