July 21, 2020 branding, Logos, penhouse

Laois – You’re Welcome – Tourism Brand Launch

On Friday last we had the pleasure of launching the new brand identity for Laois – You’re Welcome. It was probably one of the most enjoyable and unquestionably the most unusual launch, presenting to an audience of masked faces! The…read more »

October 7, 2019 branding, Foodie

You’re Welcome to TASTE

It’s October, Laois TASTE month – explore, discover, smell, sip, taste, savour, dine, drink, enjoy, celebrate. We were delighted to be involved in the branding – visual and messaging – and great to see it come to life. Have a…read more »

December 10, 2018 branding, Foodie, packaging, penhouse

Christmas gift suggestions… by Penhouse

We’re lucky to work with some VERY tasty clients offering oodles of Christmas gift ideas. We’ve been designing new branding, fresh campaigns, packaging and special promos for a few months now for many of them, and with gifting time upon…read more »

September 7, 2018 branding, penhouse

Mind Over Matter 2018

We are proud to be taking part in Mind Over Matter in Carlow this year and we’d invite you to book a slot with Gillian who will be there for the day :) Mind Over Matter is a national day…read more »

Häagen-Dazs rebrand

Photo: Design Week   Summer is here! We are all big fans of ice cream here at Penhouse so we were all delighted to see the refreshed rebrand of Häagen-Dazs. In a bid to appeal to a younger audience, the…read more »

June 2, 2017 branding, packaging, photography

Launching at Bloom – Man from the Mountain Puddings

If you’re heading to Bloom in the Park this weekend, Look out for our Man from the Mountain – awarded the Best White Pudding in the world and the second best Black Pudding in the world. So how do you…read more »

October 16, 2015 branding, web design

Team TSI – New Design for Literacy learning & teaching

And its live! What a great time we had designing this, from the initial illustrations of our children and the Team TSI crew, to the Team TSI logo, the website design, resources and great book. Fiona Dunne and Maire Love…read more »

November 17, 2014 branding, illustration

Norwegian Passports – possibly the prettiest passports in the world

Ooh these are beautiful – new passports for lucky Norwegians. The design, conceived by Oslo based Neue Design Studio was selected for its simplistic solution. We love its cleanliness in design and clever link with function too. There are 3…read more »

Outstanding by Design – Food Branding & Packaging

Another great event being hosted on May 10th, 2014, by Keith Bohanna of Biabeag fame at Highbank Orchard, Cuffesgrange, Kilkenny. This workshop ‘Outstanding by Design’ will be a real treat for anyone in the food business, to learn from some great…read more »

June 29, 2012 branding

Canada: For the Fun of It!

We like this new campaign and confident approach to tourism marketing for Canada. Its pokes fun at the clichées while cleverly showing there’s so much more to Canada. Its also personable and using an ‘easy on the eye’ Canadian actor like Eric McCormack is always a help!

April 25, 2012 branding, Logos, packaging, penhouse

Chocolate Packaging

Chocolate Branding and Packaging design for Lily O’Briens

January 13, 2012 branding, Logos

Good logo design – its never wrong

I came across this interesting post reviewing the new Design Museum Shop identity. The new logo and rollout is slick and sophisticated, pared down simplicity which neatly ties in with the overall brand identity. It contrasts hugely with the previous…read more »

November 22, 2011 branding, Logos

The Unofficial London Logo

We do like this proposed logo, with distinctive letterforms in an iconic typeface, designed for the City of London by venturethree Save Save

March 16, 2011 branding, stuff we like

Peru – simply beautiful

Really love this new identity for Peru, designed at FutureBrand. Its simple, modest, wild, vibrant, bold and beautifully captures the essence of the country. We particularly like designing identities linked with tourism or a sense of place and in our…read more »

Gotta love those ‘Deliciously stylish’ walls

Read about this before, and forgot to follow up with it, till I saw the piece in Design Week, what a thrill! Beautifully illustrated walls will grace the premises of the Zizzi Ristorante pizza houses, each created by a different…read more »

October 12, 2010 branding

Gap in the market

Oh dear… The international clothing brand Gap, just launched their new logo design online and it was met with such a huge spread of negative criticism, that they have now announced, less than one week later, that it will not…read more »

Levi’s bring it back to the people…

I found this piece on The Shortest Word which profiled exactly the sort of campaign I was looking for – it features the new brand campaign just launched by Levi’s in the States. It’s quite beautifully articulated and the sentiment…read more »