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Batzner M-System

September 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Designed by Dustin Edward Arnold | Country: United States

“Batzner is an independent laboratory+perfuming house in Amsterdam providing the highest level of formulations for the luxury fragrance industry. Founded in 2001 by Markos Haan the lab has produced formulas both commercially and privately for clients worldwide. In opposition to organic trends and in Dutch fashion, Batzner touts, even brags about their ability at 100% synthetic reproduction. Underscoring this craft by formulating high concept fragrances such as lucite, ceran wrap and plasti-sheen.

I was apprached to develop a packaging system for their private clients which reflected their ideology regarding fragrance. “The future of fragrance, the future of our world is synthetic. The scarcity of resources and collapse of the traditional artisan is inevitible. Rather than skirt the subject we embrace it, taking it upon ourselves to stretch the imagination and create new methods of production in the post-industrial age.” -Markos Haan  In packaging this idea I eliminated all text, branding the ‘M’ in M-System as a simple graphic element and rendering packaging material in matte acrylic for a synthetic feel which also becomes an iconic POP display.”

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Coffee Talk

September 3, 2012 | 4 Comments

Designed by Nimrat Brar | Country: India

“Coffee cups designed for a pop-up event promoting conversation and idea sharing over coffee. Mixed in with the hand-drawn illustrations which were inspired by streams of consciousness are a few hidden prompt questions as well.”

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Jack Daniel’s White Rabbit

August 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Designed by Stranger & Stranger | Country: United Kingdom

“Mr Jack Daniel opened the White Rabbit saloon in Lynchburg town square 120 years ago so his friends would have good a local watering hole. This bottle celebrates the great man’s bar. And the saloon mirror.”

Casa del Agua

August 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Designed by Cadena + Asociados Branding | Country: Mexico

“Casa del Agua is an artesian bottled water boutique based in Mexico City. Water is the center piece of any ecosystem, making better water is making a better us. Water is the main conductor of energy, its molecules are sensitive to human intention. Our water is collected, filtered and purified on site, that´s why we called it local water. We stimulate water with our basic values: love, gratitude, and respect, therefore it reaches its highest potential. Simple and clear. Our water is craft bottled in a calm environment.”

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Williams-Sonoma Pasta

August 29, 2012 | 2 Comments

Designed by Williams-Sonoma Brand Packaging Dept. | Country: United States

“As part of the new ‘pantry essentials’ line of products within the Williams-Sonoma stores, this package was meant to be a modern interpretation of simple and classic pasta packaging.  The intention was for it to feel high-end and artisanally crafted to highlight the single origin nature of the semolina flour used to made this hand-cut pasta.”

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SQ Sommeraquavit

August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Designed by Permafrost | Country: Norway

“Our latest design for AQ Norwegian Aquavit is called SQ Sommeraquavit. The product itself is a smooth and mellow aquavit matured in white wine casks, and the bottle is inspired by the equally peaceful and bright Scandinavian summer nights.

Our ongoing relationship with the manufacturer has included designing the entire brand identity for AQ New Norwegian Aquavit, as well as developing the branding strategy and bottle designs for their entire range of spirits.”

XQ aquavit, matured on cognac casks.
XXQ xmas aquavit, matured on cognac casks
SQ summer aquavit, matured on white wine casks

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House Archive Box

August 28, 2012 | 5 Comments

Designed by House Industries | Country: United States

“House Industries introduces the House Archive Box, a new twist on an old idea that brings the foldable storage box out of the closet or storage facility and into contemporary living areas and workspaces.”

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Wildfire Wines

August 28, 2012 | 2 Comments

Designed by The Grain | Country: Australia

“Sydney’s iconic restaurant, Wildfire asked us to create the labels for their new range of wines sold through the restaurant.

For the designs, we were inspired by the tradition of Venetian Theatre Masks. As with the wines, each mask represented a character, mood and embraced the notion of mystery, joy, fun, playfulness and theatre, fitting of the dining experience at wildfire.

Silver foil stamp and UV varnish helped give the label and extra dimension and life.”

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Fresh Fish Pack

August 27, 2012 | 4 Comments

Designed by PostlerFerguson | Country: United Kingdom

“Supermarkets are expanding their fresh fish offerings to include more sustainable species like gurnard, mackerel and skate. These fish are cheaper and just as tasty, but customers often shy away from them because they are unfamiliar and occasionally just plain ugly.

This fish packaging proposal helps put these fish back on equal standing with their more recognized brethren by placing them in an attractive and highly recognizable packaging solution. The packages are intended for use at fresh fish counters. Constructed from a double layered polyethylene, they are airtight, resealable and can be filled with ice for transport to keep your fish fresh until it hits the pan!” 

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Shepherd & Neame

August 27, 2012 | 1 Comment

Designed by SAA Design | Country: United Kingdom

“SAA were tasked with creating a distinctive packaging solution for the Shepherd & Neame ale classic collection. A collection based on 18th century IPAs which relied on generous hopping to protect exports during arduous journeys, this modern incarnation retains the strength, body and strong hop character which is synonymous with this beer’s provenance.

Harking back to 18th century label design we created typographic executions that also reflected the individual taste and flavour of each ale.”

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