Oct 14, 2011

alcohol packaging

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Found these wonderful alcohol packaging done by Yaroslav Shkriblyak . Really like his illustration work – and overall feel of the labels. Enjoy!

Oct 13, 2011

Illustration with attitude

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Stumbled acros Tim Mcdonagh’s portfolio. Great style and attitude in his work. Seems like its all done with vector – but I could be mistaken. Enjoy!

Oct 12, 2011

Chalkboard Typography

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Dana Tanamachi is an amazing chalkboard typographer. I found her work whilst I was looking for some inspiration. Wow… amazing attention to detail, and to think, it is all done by hand.    

Oct 12, 2011

Draw in Light

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Stunning brochure design by We Are Useful. Verrrry nice. Especially like the way that you have to unwrap it – almost like unwrapping a gift. Enjoy!

Oct 10, 2011

Snookums – Cat Food

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Found this fun cat food packaging on The Dieline. Very cool use of photography and fun typography. Enjoy!  

Oct 10, 2011

Colier – Sparkling Wine

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Conceptual collection of elite champagne «Colier» is addressed to business women as major consumers of sparkling wines in the world. The serie is limited and available in two versions: 23 luxury sets in a classic style — an exclusive bottle … Read More

Oct 10, 2011

Wooden Jewellery Packaging

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Innovative wooden jewellery packaging. Great attention to detail and out of the box thinking (excuse the pun)

Oct 10, 2011

Babees Honey – packaging

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Stunning example of simplistic design. The packaging is for organic honey – and the stripes convey the message beautifully. Check out some more work by Ah&Oh. Enjoy!

Oct 7, 2011

Steve Jobs – A Visual tribute

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The man was a visionary and a modern day Da Vinci. We pay tribute to Steve Jobs. Rest in Peace. 1955 – 2011  

Oct 6, 2011

Haunting Work by Oleg Dou

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I have been a fan of Oleg Dou from his very first series. He’s unique style and haunting imagery has such a way of holding your attention. It’s seldom you find an artist with such focus in his work – … Read More

Oct 5, 2011

Dreamers – no photoshop!

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In this day and age you often see amazing photography. That being said – a lot of photography nowadays relies heavily on retouching and photo-manipulation to make it work. I was pleasantly surprised when I realized the following series of … Read More

Oct 5, 2011

Fun T-shirt Designs

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Found these illustrations done by Glenn Jones. Quirky and fun t-shirt designs. Enjoy!

Oct 3, 2011

Don’t Just Follow

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Sometimes as designers you can fall into the trap of just following – and not leading. It happens to everyone if you don’t consciously push away from the expected and explore options that initially might look completely unrealistic. Its very … Read More

Sep 29, 2011

Not living in a box!

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If you’ve ever wondered how it feels to be living in a shell, you should visit the Nautilus House in Mexico City.  This amazing shell-shaped house was designed by architect Javier Senosiain of Arquitectura Organica and built in 2006. As strange … Read More

Sep 27, 2011

Sabine Pieper Illustrations

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I found Sabine Pieper’s Illustrations to be quite interesting.  

Sep 27, 2011

Painting: Now in 3D!

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We found these awesome paintings. The painter actually painted in such a way that when you put on 3D glasses – the painting comes to live and actually has 3D depth to it. The idea was to combine the classic … Read More

Sep 27, 2011

Interesting clock designs

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Have a look at these awesome clock designs we found! Some innovative, modern and unexpected ways of making a clock!  

Sep 26, 2011

Espolon Tequila Packaging

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Check out these cool illustrations. All created by Steven Noble. Espolón Tequila Blanco: The Espolón Tequila Blanco label tells the story of Guadalupe and Rosarita joining Father Miguel Hidalgo in his brave campaign for Mexican independence from Spain. As depicted … Read More

Sep 22, 2011

From boring to fun!

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I love design that is not ordinary. GOOD agency created this conceptual packaging with the idea of changing the usual boring stuff into something fun, interesting and definately not something you would associate with air fresheners.  

Sep 21, 2011

Before & After: Ramlösa

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Coming up with innovative solutions that work is a constant challenge for packaging designers. One cannot just create something that looks good – in the end it needs to sell products. We came across a great example where a design … Read More

Sep 20, 2011

Packaging with a cause

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Stumbled across this awesome concept for an anti-smoking campaign. The main thought behind it is that the smoker literally carries his own cause of death in his pocket. This is cleverly illustrated by changing the packaging of the cigarettes to … Read More

Sep 16, 2011

Corporate ID design feature

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Mareiner Holz has developed a whole range of techniques for finishing untreated wooden boards in an environmentally friendly way. In doing so they discovered that each wood has its own unique character and therefore requires individual techniques in order for … Read More

Sep 15, 2011

In it to win it!

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In July this year we decided we wanted to spread our wings a little as a design studio and entered in the global Avery Dennison Brand Experience Contest. Design professionals around the world were challenged to create brand stories through … Read More

Sep 15, 2011

Less is more (sometimes)

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With packaging design – its always a tricky balance to create something that will work well in a competitive retail environment where everything is busy and cluttered. Sometimes creating a design that is strikingly minimalistic can actually draw more attention … Read More

Sep 15, 2011

The Art of Negative Space

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Using negative space in design can create dramatic and unexpected visual results. It adds interest and gives the visual more depth – so that the viewer can spend more time looking at it without growing bored… and it just looks … Read More