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Services ● packaging design ● brand identities ● brand strategy ● iconography ● fmcg design ● typography ● art direction ● p.o.s. design ● signage design ● merchandising design ● poster design

The Design Department graphic design studio specialises in brand and packaging design and was established by graphic designer, Fiona O'Farrell, a creative designer with over ten years branding and FMCG design experience. 
In 2008, having studied textile design at the NCAD in Dublin, Fiona began working on various design, branding and web design projects which led her to establish and run the highly successful 'PennyJellies' online shop and party service which she sold in 2012. In 2014 she graduated from Waterford I.T. with a First Class Honours. B.A. degree in Design in Visual Communications.
For the last number of years, she's been based in Dublin working for some of Ireland's leading branding agencies, gaining experience on high profile national and international brands in her role as a brand and senior packaging designer. 
Her brand and packaging experience includes work for Coca-Cola (Fruice and Deep RiverRock), Kerry Foods (Galtee and Ballyfree), Robert Roberts, Chivers, Gateaux, Life-Force, Boyne-Valley, Red Bean Roastery (Maldron & Clayton Hotels), Dunnes Stores, Raytex, Golden Irish, Gem Pack Foods, Monaghan Mushrooms, Coolhull Farm and Aldi Ireland.

NB: Due to client and agency confidentiality, only a small selection of work is shown publicly on the work page, to view further work on the More Work page, please request a password by emailing hello@thedesigndepartment.ie. For all other enquiries please email fiona@thedesigndepartment.ie or you can use the form on the contact page. 
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