With Hatice Schmidt LaBS we created a whole new Hatice Schmidt cosmetic brand identity including logo development, packaging and website design.
We were asked to develop a logo and corporate identity for the new cosmetic brand Hatice Schmidt LaBS, which both should transport diversity and expertise of Hatice Schmidt herself. We had also the pleasure to create the packaging design of the first two eyeshadow palettes HOLY and DAY. The appearance of packaging should have a high-class look but at the same time integrate a character of an urban grunge style.
Hatice Schmidt, one of the most famous German Beauty YouTuber, describes herself as rough and edgy. Grown up in Berlin Neukölln – a very hard neighborhood – she learned to assert herself early. Her new brand Hatice Schmidt LaBS should therefore reflect her strength and independence as well as her experiences. The cosmetic product standards are very high, as she has been testing and evaluating them for almost a decade.
Her indie brand in the high-end segment is to establish itself in the cosmetics market and provide competition in the premium segment with high-quality formulations and unusual packaging designs.
For the logo of Hatice Schmidt LaBS, we perfectly combine urban grunge with high quality. Therfore, one of the most modern fonts was overlaid in a staggered manner. As a result, the luxurious appearance is disturbed by the distortion in a way that suggests the origin of Hatice Schmidt.
The HOLY eyeshadow palette includes colors that are perfectly suited to special occasions and the DAY palette includes colors for everyday make-up. Based on urban grunge style, we have designed the lettering of the eye shadow packagings Holy and Day in graffiti look. The high quality of the products is reflected in the varnish.
New cosmetic products need a new website. Therfore, we designed the surface for the web shop for the products of Hatice Schmidt LaBS. In the near future it should be extended by further products and constantly updated with new content. Strategically we designed a concept that allows intuitive operation and clearly highlights the products for the user. Implementation of the visual presentation and managing the communication and coordination with the IT service provider on top. Last butnnot least, we produced animations of the logo and short video clips for social media content.
In december 2018 Douglas launched the Beauty Packaging Design for Amber Valletta Capsule Collection in collaboration with model and actress Amber Valletta. We are very proud of our cool but simultaneously high-quality looking packaging design with the organically flowing all-over-embossings.
We got a very detailed and extensive design briefing. This project was a great chance to show our competence in all-round care service: consultation, conception, logo and packaging design and finally implementation.
Douglas wants to enrich its portfolio with a new premium brand. Therfore, a high quality packaging with comfortable textures and wearable shades were requested.
Moreover, the design should transport confidence, timelessness and sophistication. This Beauty Packaging for Amber Valletta is addressed to women who feel confident and want to look perfect on any occasion
We loved this task from the beginning. And, this collaboration between Douglas GmbH in and Amber Valletta was more than inspiring.
Skin care is mostly connected with rose, white and nude color shades. To achieve the prmiumness, we decided to design the approach in a rosegold look. So, this color supports the quality of the comfortable formulas and let the wearable shades stand for their own. Moreover, we provided the packaging with an flowing and organic all-over embossing. As a result, the consumer will experience an interesting and luxurious haptic. The design needs to work on for the differnt shapes of all five products.
The new brand name should get a personal style. Therfore, we thought about a handwritten character of the logo. The idea waslikes very much. Finally, inspired by Amber Vallettas original signature, the logo font was choosen closely by the original signature. Additionally, the logo is highlighted by the reduced and puristic setted product descriptions. Both, logo and claims were arranged simply black on a clean white box.
Original signature from Amber Valletta and final logodesign
In 2018 Palette relaunched three of it‘s coloration sub brands in one. The new designs create a strong range within the different duration levels with an extra it piece – the metallic spray add-ons.
– make the brands younger and more mainstream
– show strong color vibrancy
– increase shelf impact
– transfer easy usage & fun from coloring for especially the low level colors
The new overall architecture for the three sub-brands creates an impactful brand block.
Color brushstroke and color spots playfully stress the vibrant color concept.
Models & Storytelling
Young & playful models are giving the brand a new look. The whole pack surrounding is telling an urban story – supported by in-house taken Insta-Pics at the backsides of each pack.
The newly developed logos unify the brands by the unique look & feel. The brands are united by strong COLOR and differed by the levels of lastingness.
After we designed the relaunch for Schauma baseline in 2018 for our long-term client Schwarzkopf, we now developed the packaging design for Schaumas Limited Edition „Scentsational Fragrance“ in 2019.
We were asked to develop a diverse and playful design concept to complement the new baseline design.
The new limited edition should create a visually emotional scent experience and follow the market trends with a catchy, bold and colorful packaging design.
Focusing on the fragrance notes, we chose an illustration style, that gives consumers the eye-catching scent experience, that Schauma has asked for. Colors and contrasts within the visuals were key to be as eye-catching as the shampoo shelf requires. Surely, the key elements, that we had developed within the Schauma relaunch stayed. Such as the round effect foil and newly centered information. It was very clear from the beginning on, that what we needed to do was exchanging the model as a key visual with the ingredients and make those the main actor. Also, we added the range name and the fragrance name in a playful typo to catch the new consumers‘ attention. On top of the new key visuals, we added some lovable illustrated outlines at the bottom of the label for the extra emotional kick.
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We are proud to show you our work on the Schauma packaging relaunch 2019. The trusted hair care brand has a history of over 80 years and is traditionally providing hair strength and care for the entire family. In 2019 the brand got a new face, developed with baries design.
– Rejuvenate to a modern, eye-catching and lovable brand
– Revitalize the traditionally natural concept by stressing natural ingredients, vegan formulas & vitality
– Refine to be more emotional and family-oriented
– Differentiate family member‘s in packaging design (women, men, teens & kids)
– Unify global portfolio of almost 100 SKU‘s but stay colorful
– Strengthen brand impact and enhance flow of information on packaging label
Key of Schauma packaging relaunch 2019 is the complete reorganization of the label. Therefore, the innovation of the circle and transformation into the centered design was created. This design step conveys a more emotional appeal and clusters the label information. On top, the circles pop out with colored refinements.
To keep the brand‘s high recognition value, we kept the traditional model on top. Still, we set a highlight with the new model, that catches attention with her vital, natural smile and hair. Not only is the label reorganized, but we also unified the portfolio by switching individual bottle and cap colors for harmonized look.
Every SKU‘s got it‘s own new, natural ingredient icon to stress the naturalness. In addition, we stressed the natural concept with the „vegan“ icon, that was developed for the Schauma shampoos. Even the sticker on top supports with it‘s unconventional shape, that fits the bottle naturally.
Before and after comparison of the Schauma packaging design