9 04, 2018

Verpakken – “Geschenk of toch verpakking?”

Verpakken, a Dutch packaging trade magazine, did an article on our Aurum Brothers Varnos luxury packaging design. Read all the ins and outs of our design process.

Click on the article to read the complete piece (in Dutch) on the next page.


27 03, 2018

NOMINATED for the ADCN Awards

We got nominated with our Aurum Brothers, Varnos Collection, design in the category Packaging Design. The ADCN Awards – the Lamps – are the Dutch Professional Awards for Creativity and Craft in Advertising and Design. All 996 entries have been judged by a member jury and a professional jury.

The ADCN Award ceremony and announcement of the winners will take place on the 17th of April at the Opera & Ballet in Amsterdam. Fingers crossed!

For the complete list of nominees click here.


28 02, 2018

Fonk – “Trends in packaging design”

Dutch magazine Fonk asked 6 design experts, including our Strategy Director Rob van Heertum, their opinion on some up and coming packaging trends.

Click on the article to read the complete piece (in Dutch) on the next page.


23 01, 2018

Van Heertum Design upgrades Bols Liqueurs USA

Especially for the US market we revamped the entire iconic Bols liqueur range. With this packaging upgrade Bols further premiumizes the brands image and celebrates their deep brand heritage, dating back to 1575.

18 01, 2018

Van Heertum Design creates for top collection Aurum Brothers

“Create a packaging design for men’s jewellery that tells the story of ancient gemstones and literally takes you into the world of Aurum Brothers” … was the challenge we got with this design.

Aurum Brothers’ passion is providing men with custom luxury wrist-wear that is the perfect combination of style and comfort. They are on a mission to revive ancient crafting techniques, materials and stories the stones used to carry within them. So storytelling is one of the key missions at Aurum Brothers that we needed to translate into the packaging design.

27 11, 2017

VHD joins BNO Nextpack

We are very proud to present the fact that we have joined BNO NEXTpack, a special platform within the Dutch Design Association (BNO), which brings together the most important packaging design agencies in the Nethelands.

The platform tries to strengthen and promote the packaging design industry in varies active ways. The other agencies are; Anthem, Bowler & Kimchi, Brum Design, Bataafsche TeekenMaatschappij, dBOD, DesignBridge, FLEX/design, Millford, PROUDdesign, Reggs, SOGOOD, VBAT en Snow Donuts.

For more information: http://bno.nl/nextpack


10 08, 2017

Van Heertum Design VHD wins Red Dot Award 2017

The jury for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 has made its decision. In a process spanning several days, the 24 experts assessed more than 8,000 creative works from agencies, designers and companies from 50 participating countries. VHD was awarded the Red Dot Award for the Cráneo Organic Mezcal packaging design they created together with David Ravandi (proprietor at COM).

7 08, 2017

New Challenge

We are very proud to announce a new addition to the VHD family.

We will be working on a global strategic brand and packaging level with Bentley. A great, iconic brand with lots of brand stories to tell.