Saturday, 5 May 2012

Marks and Spencers

I could write endless posts about how much I love Marks and Spencer's food hall. The packaging design is so lovely. It is certainly one of my favourite things about living in England, being able to shop in M&S food hall.

Whenever I travel I like to look in the local grocery stores and see different styles of food packaging and it's no different here in London. I have been known to wander around the aisles in M&S taking photos. 


At the moment they have some fantastic packaging for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. I was looking for some images of that to share when I stumbled upon the website of Debbie Powell who is a packaging designer who has done work not only for M&S, but also Tesco, Jamie Oliver and Carluccios. I love her style of illustration, have a look at her site. There's a link on the site to her blog and that's filled with lovely images.

So this post has turned into a bit of a M&S packaging design round up.I found out that a chap called Stuart Kolakovic was the designer of my favourite tea packaging. His website is full of gorgeous illustrations.

Debbie Powell Giant Pretzels (a personal favourite)
Debbie Powell Queen's Diamond Jubilee tin

Kate Forrester's Queen's Diamond Jubilee tin

Stuart Kolakvoic tea packaging


4 comments:

  1. I LOVE M&S-- when I was studying in London, it was definitely my grocery store of choice. Agreed on the packaging too-- I pretty much immediately followed your british packaging pinterest board, such a great idea!

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  2. Hi Mary,
    There's just something sooo British about M&S :)

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  3. Have you been to a m&s cafe before? The hot chocolates are divine! xx

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  4. Perhaps there's a market you could assist them with *nudge, nudge*

    After all MN is your old stomping ground

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