Entering the Surry Hills premises of Harcus Design, I am immediately struck by the pervasive air of creativity in the studio emanating in large part from the beautiful packaging on shelf displays and in various stages of construction on worktops.

And it doesn’t take more than a few minutes of conversation to confirm that the primary source of this inventive energy is my interview subject, the celebrated Annette Harcus.

At the Australian Graphic Design Awards (AGDA) Hall of Fame Induction in November last year, the tribute to Harcus recognised her many achievements, noting that “for nearly 40 years she has created outstanding design across many disciplines, and her distinctive work is admired internationally, honoured by awards and featured in many publications”.

Click here to read the full story in the PKN January/February magazine.

Food & Drink Business

We are always on the look out for innovations on shelf that take us into unknown territory, offer a new twist on normal, or make use of edgy ingredients. Watch this short wrap of some that we spotted.

New processing and packaging technologies will be on display at AUSPACK 2019 in Melbourne next week. Watch this short video for a sneak peek.

Four bidders, led by Mondelez International, are battling it out to buy Australian bikky icon Arnott's from Campbell Soup.