July 10, 2020 packaging

A Great Box of Cocktails

Ah would you look…. yes these are cocktails, just add ice! What a great design, certainly innovative. These are NIO Cocktails, perfect when you’ve minimum space or for deliveries as gifts! Each cocktail is packaged in its own uniquely-designed sleeve…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 »

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 »

May 6, 2016 Foodie, packaging

Lily O’Brien’s New Chocolate Bars #LOBBarLaunch

And they’re now in the shops! Our latest design work for our favourite chocolate company – Lily O’Brien’s – sees the launch of  a brand new range of luxury chocolate bars. The packaging design is a little change to the…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 »

February 18, 2014 Awards, packaging, penhouse

Bear hugs (from our farm) for the DBA Effectiveness Award Winner 2014

and the winner is… BEAR! No surprise to us. Take a simple bear, give him a little fig-leaf, already you’re smiling and you can’t really go too far wrong from there! Beautiful branding, pretty packaging and clever copy combine for…read more »

Clever eco-friendly packaging

Coca cola is best served cold, to publicise this fact the coca cola company have rolled out a new ad campaign in Columbia. Instead of using their standard plastic or glass bottles the campaign used bottles crafted from ice. After use these…read more »

April 25, 2012 branding, Logos, packaging, penhouse

Chocolate Packaging

Chocolate Branding and Packaging design for Lily O’Briens

February 29, 2012 illustration, packaging

Beautiful Chocolate Packaging

Oh what a find. We’re working on a number of very cool packaging and branding projects at the moment for a range of food businesses and so we’re creating lots of different designs and seeking out lots of alternative ways…read more »

October 11, 2011 inspiration, packaging, stuff we like

Papernomad stylish cover for ipad

What a truly creative, personalised, earth-friendly cover for you ipad – we love

May 14, 2010 packaging

Scrumdiddlyumptious Packaging

I spotted this beautiful packaging for West of Ireland artisan confectionery company Pandora Bell on the London based Design Company Studio Output’s website. Here’s what they say about the packaging… “We were asked to create branding and packaging to give…read more »

February 25, 2010 illustration, packaging


Some of us here have given up chocolate for Lent, so its only fitting that we feature this lovely packaging design by Valerie Courtney. We came across this piece on the Dieline website. Save

February 4, 2010 illustration, packaging

A Giant Leap…

LEAP Organics have brought out this truly beautiful range of organic soaps, which we found on the Lovely Package site. Designed by Moxie Sozo, with illustrations by the gifted Charles Bloom, these packaging designs will definitely make any shelf look…read more »

Time for Tea, creatively…

Lovin’ these teabags… This year we produced some Penhouse Peppermint Tea. We think we packaged it nicely, some of you may even have sampled it, but these designs really take the biscuit. Produced by Royal Tea, they also come as…read more »

September 25, 2009 Awards, packaging, stuff we like

we’ve just been shortlisted!

  We’re thrilled!!! Just announced  – Our packaging design for Rossmore Icecream has just been shortlisted for the Institute of Designers in Ireland Awards, 2009. We are so happy for Rebecca and Aubrey whose home business producing really delicious dairy…read more »

February 24, 2009 packaging

refreshing packaging

  Some beautiful packaging designed for alcoholic spirits… refreshingly different from Integrity Spirits in Portland, Oregon. Stylish website too…simple and to the point, i.e.  ‘Show off our Great Bottles’  Great to see a company invest in a fresh approach… Love…read more »