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Lambay wins at Kinsale

Lambay wins at Kinsale

We are thrilled to announce that Dynamo has won a prestigious silver Kinsale Shark Award in the International Brand Category, in recognition of our work to create the Lambay Whiskey brand for Camus Wines and Spirits.

Our brief to create a masterbrand and packaging for a new whiskey in a crowded and growing market was no mean feat, and we identified a need to design distinction and stand out while retaining the oh-so important quality cues that are synonymous with Irish Whiskey. Using references and stories of eccentricity from the island it is inspired by, along with a poetic, Jules Verne and Oscar Wilde creative approach, we brought the brand to life around a platform of ‘An Odyssey of Oddity'. The aim was to balance old world eccentricity and a new, disruptive design approach through bold use of colour and iconography. Developing a toolkit of strong semiotics was vital to ensure success in ever more darkening markets.

Jamie Helly, Managing Director of Dynamo said; “To win a Kinsale Shark in an international category is absolutely phenomenal, and proof that the hard work and focus of our team along with our fantastic clients came good. We are so proud of this brand and can’t wait to share more of the ideas we have up our sleeve for Lambay Whiskey in the months ahead.”

Sabine Sheehan, Brand Manager, Lambay Whiskey commented: "To receive an international award in recognition of brand excellence, so early in our journey, is testament to the dedication and commitment Dynamo have shown to Lambay Whiskey since the outset. Congratulations to Dynamo, top class!"

Lambay Whiskey is due to hit shelves in 2018.