Bringing together news from design, marketing, research, advertising (plus anything else that looks a bit interesting), and fusing it together into a bafflingly eclectic bunch of stories designed to inform, educate and entertain.

They say we shouldn’t mix grain with grapes, but this week we’ve got a thirst for truffle vodka and boxed wine amongst other things…

This week it’s all about the before and after shots (oh, and some vodka ones too)…biscuits, condiments and kids drinks – it’s a packaging equivalent of Extreme Makeover