We finish our round-up of projects completed in the latter part of 2015, with the piece of work we’re probably most proud of … Sweet 2016.

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It’s a sumptuous confectionery-themed wall calendar for 2016, the result of a collaboration with our friends at Supple Studio. Each month features a pertinent sweet, illustrated in a bold, reductive graphic style. The colourful visuals are accompanied by short snippets of writing, revealing curious facts about each sugary morsel.

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Skilfully printed by Kolor Skemes in Somerset, the Sweet 2016 calendar features plenty of white digital ink to create a rich, screen-printed feel. Different paper stocks, provided by sponsors G.F Smith, have been used creatively to accentuate the visual nuances of the 12 featured sweets.

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It’s a beautifully tactile artefact, with the papers adding a different dimension to the punchy, evocative graphics. Typography has been kept clean and Swiss, a subtle nod to the home of fine chocolate. Though there’s a retro feel to some of the sweet illustrations, the overall impression is really vibrant and contemporary.

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Suitably wrapped in purple cellophane, the A3 calendar was mailed out to friends and clients … a less fattening alternative to the real thing.

There’s a six-second animation below, which will quickly flip you through every month.

And you can read and see more on the Design Week website.

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