Penhouse
July 17, 2020 / /

Laois, You’re Welcome – Tourism branding

Let us take you on a special journey to our place, where you’re always welcome. Discover our gentle, unspoilt landscapes and explore our quiet, rich heritage. Meet our friendly locals as you chill or let loose. Make great memories and…read more »

Slieve Bloom – Tourism Branding

Straddling the counties of Laois and Offaly, this mountain range is one of Europe’s oldest and offers a huge variety of breath-taking walks and mountain bike trails through lush green woodland and open plains, beside fresh waterfalls, and over wooden tracks. We…read more »

February 4, 2020 / /

Ballykilcavan Beer Can Design

We’ve previously featured our branding work for Ballykilcavan Brewery as well as our label designs for the bottles. Our latest work with David and crew saw us take the Ballykilcavan griffen and play with him on the range of can…read more »

September 24, 2018 / / / /

Vodafone Ireland Sustainability Report

This project began when we met with Vodafone Ireland to understand how we could visualise what they wanted to communicate. Their sustainability report profiles all they have achieved in a relatively short space of time and targets 3 specific areas…read more »

9th Degree Coffee Roasters – branding & packaging

The very first day we rocked up to Dublin Barista School to meet with owners James and Linda, I drank some great coffee and heard their story. They had a vision for a new venture – to build an online…read more »

Lily O’Brien’s – Chocolate Branding & Packaging Design

Lily O’Brien’s is a much loved Irish business, internationally recognised for its premium chocolates. We are proud to be their designers since 2012 when we were initially invited to look at their overall brand identity and range of packaging design….read more »

October 7, 2019 / /

Laois TASTE – you’re welcome

Within Laois, the Food & Drink producers have been steadily growing in number and quality. It became important to give the group a distinctive identity to assist in their collective marketing and thanks to support from local authorities, we were…read more »

November 24, 2017 / /

Heritage Week – branding and communications

The National Heritage Week identity has been designed to allow fluidity from year to year. National Heritage Week takes ownership of the ‘h’ and allows for changing icons within to match themes and taglines with each year it takes place….read more »

August 9, 2019 / / /

Dundrum Dexter from Killenure Castle

The story of the Dexter cattle is a uniquely Irish story of innovation and survival from Killenure Castle in Dundrum, Tipperary. This native Irish breed faced extinction but Eavaun Carmody and her farming team has bred a herd to ensure…read more »

Pure Treats – Low sugar mini cakes

Brother and sister team, Robert and Denise Hallam began making low-sugar cakes after Rob was diagnosed with diabetes. The cakes worked so well, they turned it into a business. Their range of freshly baked cakes are sold in portion sized…read more »

November 24, 2017 /

Children First – branding and literature design

‘Children First’ is a national guidance for the protection and welfare of children. Penhouse were commissioned to design an identity for Children First, ensuring it would sit easily with the primary promoters’ logos – the Department of Children and Youth Affairs…read more »

December 10, 2018

Alcohol Action #phabsaveslives

Alcohol Action Ireland commissioned Penhouse to design a range of infographics to highlight statistics relating to their Public Health Alcohol Bill campaign, in association with the members of the Alcohol Health Alliance. The infographic was used in numerous ways, including…read more »

Waters and Communities

We were initially commissioned to design an identity for the newly formed Local Authorities Waters and Communities Office – LAWCO. The office looks after the management of various habitats and activities in Ireland’s waters. It works closely with communities in…read more »

Ballykilcavan Brewery – Craft Beer Design

David from Ballykilcavan Brewery came to us with his idea to produce a Laois craft beer. The brewery is based on David’s farm near Stradbally, Co.Laois, which has been in his family for 13 generations and where they grow their own…read more »

Man from the Mountain – branding and packaging

We first met John Paul and his award-winning puddings through the SuperBrands initiative with Bord Bia. Penhouse were commissioned to rebrand and design new packaging for the range of Sásta sausages and puddings, renamed ‘Man from the Mountain’. Inspired by…read more »

December 18, 2015 / /

Druids Glen – Rebrand by Penhouse

Druids Glen is a place of beauty. It is an Irish resort offering comfortable, understated, luxury, coupled with genuine hospitality, deep in the woods of Wicklow. It is not pompous and over-delivers on the unexpected. From our very first meeting…read more »

November 24, 2017 / / / /

Kells Wholemeal – brand development, web and retail

We first started working with Kells Wholemeal when Kathy approached us to look after their catalogue. Kells is run by the Mosse family, in the business of making quality flours for the best bakers in Ireland. Traditionally they have been…read more »

May 26, 2016 / /

Vodafone – Connected Futures

Connected Futures – Bridging Ireland’s Urban-Rural Divide was a great project to be involved with. Not only because we enjoyed branding it – given free reign to explore design solutions, styling infographics and working with beautiful photography by Kenny Whittle – but…read more »

June 8, 2017 / / /

Bull Lane Delicatessen – food branding

Bull Lane is a small side street In Portlaoise town linking main street to Lyster Square, and on this lane you’ll find some very tasty offerings. The newest of these is the Bull Lane Deli. Dave and Jacinta have a…read more »

12 Acres Craft Beer – Branding & Packaging

Take a barley farm in Laois, malt the crop from their 12 acres field, add some water from a spring on their land too, then leaf through the family album to find a pic of great great grandad… sounds like…read more »

October 6, 2015 / /

GAA Global Games, Annual Report & Infographics, Irish Sports Council

Following the branding and design of the successful Youth Forum project, we were approached by the GAA directly to design their first ever annual report for the Games Development for the Irish Sports Council. It was important that the design…read more »

October 5, 2015

Tartine – Organic Bread Baker Branding

Take a French baker with the tastiest of sourdough and other great organic breads. Blend these ingredients together and create an identity that links with his French past. Introducing Tartine, a special artisan bread company and client who we were…read more »

Ballymore Farm – Organic Brand & Packaging Design

This project which launched in 2012 is very close to our hearts. The Harneys have a lovely organic farm in Ballymore Eustace and we began talking to them some time ago. Their dairy cows are a good looking herd and…read more »

Old Music Shop, Dublin Restaurant Brand Design by Penhouse

We’ve worked with the Castle Collection hotel group for many years. When they decided to re-brand their Dublin restaurant we wanted to divert a little from their hotel styling. The Old Music Shop is housed in the historic Walton’s building….read more »

December 4, 2015 / /

Alcohol Marketing & Young People’s Drinking Behaviour in Ireland

We designed this report for Alcohol Action Ireland, unhealthy salve the national charity for alcohol-related issues, cialis who have said the introduction of legislation regulating alcohol marketing is a child protection issue. Alcohol Marketing and Young People’s Drinking Behaviour in…read more »

August 23, 2016 / /

The Heritage Council – branding and communications design by Penhouse

From logo design and branding projects, website styling to reports, books, print and digital communications, we are very proud to have worked with The Heritage Council for numerous years and very much enjoy creating branded design for their many campaigns…read more »

October 6, 2015 / /

GAA – Go Gaga and Youth Forum

We’ve branded a number of GAA run projects for different groups and ages,  aimed at attracting the attention of new audiences and therefore appeal with striking design. One of those is the Go Gaga scheme where university students volunteered to…read more »

February 23, 2013 /

Penhouse – what does our logo represent?

So we designed our logo some years ago. We still love it’s versatility and it still very much represents who we are. It is abstract somewhat, but can mean so much. We regularly get asked, just what inspired it or…read more »

Team TSI – Literacy learning & teaching in Ireland

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 have developed a…read more »

Trail Kilkenny – web design, branding & printed marketing

We have been working with the Trail Kilkenny team for a number of years now and in this time we have refined the overall branding for the suite of Trail identities, produced food trails, walking and cycling trails, the craft…read more »

TACTIC Branding and Design – Teenagers and Children Talking in Care

We so loved working on this project with an amazing group of young people, as well as Anne and Olive at DCYA, Olivia from Cnag ar an Doras and more recently with the guys at Tusla. The TACTIC group (Teenagers…read more »

October 5, 2015

Let’s Go Mental!

This was a great initiative we were delighted to be involved with, promoting positive mental health for young people with Comhairle na nÓg, Youth Work Ireland and DCYA. Created as a platform for teenagers to help teenagers, we were thrilled…read more »

October 6, 2015 / /

DCYA – Research Series

Much of the work we design for DCYA is youth friendly or appealing to a younger age group, but we also produce large scale reports, more corporate style in their design. These are a few recently produced reports for DCYA,…read more »

April 19, 2013 / /

Castle Collection – Hotel Group Rebrand

The Castle Hotel Group have a range of hotels including three in Dublin city, the Cellbridge Manor in Kildare, The Ballina Manor Hotel in Mayo, two in Scotland; The Atholl Palace Hotel and Fisher’s and another in Wales; The Beaches…read more »

February 4, 2013 / / /

Department of Children & Youth Affairs

We have been the design company of choice for this government department since 2003. From early days where we designed the initial logo for the Office of the Minister for Children, through each stage as it eventually became the Department…read more »

February 5, 2013 / / /

Carlow Libraries Design

We designed an identity and brand look for Carlow Libraries giving them a family-friendly personality, created with the use of illustration and simplified text layout. We developed a palette of distinctive colours and used textures throughout the design. The libraries…read more »

SEAI – One Good Idea & Schools Campaigns

We have designed a lot of material for SEAI in the education sector. Some of these projects are one-off design pieces while others are part of larger campaigns. One of the more popular campaigns is the ‘One Good Idea’ project…read more »

March 11, 2013 / / /

IDI Annual Report Design

We’ve been delighted to design the annual report each year since 2007 for the Institute of Designers in Ireland (IDI). Over the years the book has won awards for its design, but more importantly for us, it’s a project we…read more »

March 11, 2013 / / / /

Kildare Arts Plan Design

Culture Night 2012 saw the launch of a fresh publication – Kildare County Arts Development Plan 2012-2016 – (Continue to) Make Inroads. This design showcases the role of the Arts office in promoting and nurturing Arts Services throughout the county…read more »

Design for Youth

From primary schools to secondary & third level colleges, from youth groups & youth cafés to state and semi-state youth organisations, we have huge experience designing with and for young people. We have developed many recognised identities for well known…read more »