May 3, 2011 | 1 Comment
Designed by Archrival | Country: United States
“Sòlas Distillery came to us for the naming, branding and package design of their first craft spirit. This super premium vodka needed to reflect a glamorous and stylish attitude to appeal to connoisseurs of the hip and now. It’s fashionable and relaxed, confident without arrogance and always good around lively conversation.”
May 2, 2011 | No Comments
Designed by Sage | Country: Australia
“The Playground is a brand born out of experimenting or ‘playing’ with different grape varieties. Only a limited quantity is released and sold at Teusner’s winemaking facility or on their website. It may not be available every vintage and each release might be a different variety or blend. The product price may vary between A$18-$30. With these parameters in mind, we were geared for the challenge to create an interesting solution that would be cost effective to produce.
When we were briefed for this project, winemaker Kym Teusner mentioned ‘throwing barrels around the winery”. 1980’s video game ‘Donkey Kong’ immediately sprang to mind. We developed concepts inspired by this visual reference, which evolved to the final playful solution featuring an illustration of two monkeys and a seesaw made of wine objects. Teusner’s distinctive oval branding was retained for recognition.”
April 30, 2011 | 7 Comments
Designed by Ivan Maximov | Country: Russia
“This is the packaging design and re branding for the Mug Pub. Mug is a big chain of football pubs based in Moscow. This pub brews its own beer. It is a new concept for take away beer. Beer is filled into paper cups and a special sticker is put on the top for each to identify the different beers. The new cup combines the form of the traditional beer pint with the sustainability of recyclable paper cups.”
April 29, 2011 | 4 Comments
Designed by Jonathan Weiss | Country: United States
“Altitude Spirits tasked me with creating a consumer package for Vodka 14, their organic craft-distilled vodka, that reflected the qualities of the product itself: exceptional quality, purity, and sustainability. The bottle this design process yielded is a tall, elegant and simple form, decorated with just black, white, and grey pigments. Lots of undecorated space on the bottle highlights the exceptional clarity of the product. The artwork itself is strong but understated, big bold type in a face cut just for this package alongside the hand-drawn mountain motif. Best of all the entire package is recyclable in most municipal recycling programs here in the United States. The closure is aluminum and recyclable synthetic rubber, the safety seal is recyclable PETG instead of the usual non-recyclable PVC, and the bottle is glass decorated with nontoxic ceramic pigments silkscreened on.”
April 28, 2011 | 5 Comments
Designed by Brandlab | Country: Norway
“Arcus and Brandlab worked closely on a concept of finding new areas of use for aquavit. By building on the traditional and well known Gilde Juleaquavit series we created a new vintage series. It was developed as an option for after-the-meal situations around Christmas time when Cognac and liqueur traditionally dominate.
This is the first version of Ekstra Modnet Gilde Juleaquavit, a vintage aquavit that has been allowed to stray extra long in sherry casks. This gives the aquavit a unique taste and makes it a perfect ending to any Christmas meal.
To distinguish Ekstra Modnet from the traditional Gilde Juleaquavit and to give it a premium feel, we created a unique bottle and gift box. The year is still the main focus to keep it in line with the Gilde Juleaquavit series.”
April 27, 2011 | 4 Comments
Designed by Marx Design | Country: New Zealand
“Marx is such an unusual name that new clients tend to get us confused with the other lot – Richard (pop singer), Groucho (the comedian) and Karl (the communist). We wanted to clear the confusion once and for all with these light-hearted promotional pieces that establish (Ryan) Marx design as a unique identity (and go down well!).”
April 26, 2011 | 3 Comments
Designed by Dynamo | Country: Canada
“The textured, principal poster-esque woodtype captures a raw, farming spirit that is inherent to winemaking, but it’s vertical application creates a bit of irreverence that is also part of Creekside’s innovative DNA. This vertical treatment also alludes to a notion of quality, and reads easily when placed in a “cellared” position lying on it’s side, and grabs important shelf attention at retail.”
April 21, 2011 | 4 Comments
Designed by Magnus Henriksen & Amandus Bjerk | Country: Norway
“Pirie Tasmania is a wine producer located on the northern part of the Australian island Tasmania. The environment surrounding the vineyards are a beautiful mix of mountains, forests and rivers.
The typography-based decoration is inspired by the organic environment surrounding the vineyards.”
April 20, 2011 | 2 Comments
Designed by Motto | Country: Ukraine
“The general idea was to present new product for Ukrainian market — brandy. As people mostly used to drink cognac, there would be no cliché behind brandy. We used Jules Verne’s stories for general theme and concept of adventure. This particular label was hand-drawn to show hand-made aesthetics. And slightly old-print style with artificially made bleeding and press gain. The shape of bottle was made considering the fact, that people buy drink during travel; and this bottle fits well any suitcase or back pack.”
April 17, 2011 | 3 Comments
Designed by Sanyukta Kothari | Country: United States
“The dessert beer is called Un Peu, French for ‘a little’, which is exactly how an indulgence like this should be. It is bottled in small and slender 180 ml (6.3 fl. oz.) bottles, rather than the standard stubby 12 fl. oz. bottles, a size carefully chosen based on the unusual product category. It is also packaged in 2-packs, rather than 6-packs, as it is not boisterous frat-party beer meant to be consumed in giant quantities, but dessert beer, that calls for a more sophisticated and intimate drinking experience. Like a special date, with a close friend, or over fine conversation late into the night.
Drawing from the rich, warm colour palette of the Moulin Rouge and the ostentation, the label graphics depict the heady crescendo of flavours in the beer. The type is inspired by the French Art Nouveau typography of the late nineteenth century, and has been re-drawn and embellished to fit the modern context. The 2-pack has been designed to resemble a bag (similar to wine gift bags), perfect for gifting.”