Innovative face masks

Combining insight gathering skills with production knowledge

Sound Meter

Minimising production costs without compromising product quality

UK Packaging Awards 2020

Not just one award…. but two! We are the Design Team of the Year once more

UK Packaging Awards 2019

We have been voted Design Team of the Year - again!

UK Packaging Awards 2017

Design Futures-Packaging win Design Team of the Year award

UK Packaging Awards 2015 - Winner

Design Futures Packaging wins Design Team of the Year award

Laura's Confectionery

Packaging design & graphics for a luxury confectionery range

BearHug Gifts

The big bear box that gives you a big bear hug

Copacetic Gentlemen's Grooming Ltd

Packaging a secret from the past - a real swell product range

Marks & Spencer

Paper Ties - frustration free packaging on M&S toy range


Know-how. Making innovative shapes work through production

Shifa Aromas

Packaging and branding that stands out in a crowded market goes live!

Congratulations to Jon on the launch of his dwiss product and website.

Printing Sheffield 3D

3D printing exhibition explores Sheffield’s creativity

UK Steel Y- Accelerator

Design Futures supports the UK Steel Y-Accelerator programme

Innovation Masterclass, China

Sharing insights about our innovation approaches

Packaging Innovations Exhibition 2016

Come visit us on stand H52, Halls 9/10, NEC, Birmingham, February 2016


Marks & Spencer introduce new packaging innovation

Design Futures wins awards

Design Futures Packaging wins award with revolutionary new paper material

UK Packaging Awards 2012

Award Winners - Fancie package is icing on the cupcake

Melport Plastics

Melvyn's new idea for recycling bathwater to maintain your garden

Ampleforth Abbey

International Cider Challenge 2013 gold award for best packaging

R and D Tax Credits

R&D Tax credits - £2 billion in support has been claimed by UK businesses.

Hot Can

An innovative self-heating canned food product given a complete rebrand.


Fancie and Design Futures become Starpack Award Winners

Improving the patient experience

Mediplan use design to create compelling new products for hospitals

Design matters

Design can be a powerful strategic weapon but it's often misunderstood

Seriously good packaging!

Lottie Shaw - Launch of Yorkshire Parkin Biscuits

Adding value in lean times

Lots of companies are reducing costs but adding value is still crucial

Giving birth to good ideas

Innovation Vouchers gives furniture company, Fit for Purpose, a flying start

Are you sitting comfortably?

A designer’s view of the value of smart design thinking in aircraft interiors

Design in China

How China is embracing design to support growth

The Nokia 1100 mobile phone

Nokia 1100 mobile phone – an antidote to feature overload?

‘Lighting the Flame’ torches

Celebrating the Olympic torch’s arrival in Sheffield

"It's Show Time..."

Insight and thoughts on our recent EasyFairs Packaging Innovation Show.

Turf Trident

Design Futures helps bring the Turf Trident to the golf market

Sheffield Inventors Group

Design Futures presents to Shefiield Inventors Group

Design Action

Free events for Healthcare Technology SMEs

NAMTEC events

Competitive edge - an event about funding opportunities

NAMTEC secures new ERDF funding

Direct company support fund: the new delivery partners