Minimalist stone carving-inspired labels for Altavins wine.
So much detail in the illustrated label for The Argonaut wine.
The colours and gentle gradients on these bottles for Blue Chair Bay premium rum are gorgeous. Perfect for summer.
I have a lot of respect for Ze Frank, and I adored his year-long project, The Show. So many people have said things similar to this, but it’s always a good thing to hear again. In summary: if you want to make stuff, make stuff. It’s the only way you’ll get past the point of making things to the point of having made stuff. Then you get to make more stuff. So go make stuff!
Thoughts on the Creative Career (by zefrankenfriends)
Incredible advice by a man I’ve long admired.
If you are any kind of creative—designer, illustrator, art director, anything—you should watch this video. Go ahead, it’s not long. And if you are a student or recent grad, you should pay extra attention to his words about education, at roughly the 4:45 mark.
Gigs2Go is made up of four tear-away USB drives, contained in enviro-friendly recycled paper pulp, with the whole thing being no bigger than a credit card.
I remember buying my first USB drive when I was in high school. I think it held maybe 128MB and cost close to $100. That wasn’t that long ago, was it? Guh.
By using a great combination of colour, pattern and iconography, agency Tag Collective built this identity for Manhattan-based restaurant Salad Pangea.
Agency Science has a design philosophy I can get behind.
Concentrated Brand Solutions: many consider art and science to be polar opposites and any similarities between the two are entirely coincidental. But, in fact they make perfect partners because both depend on observation and synthesis. When they connect our culture is enriched, often in unexpected ways.
You can see this in action on their very smart-looking brand package, above. (via LovelyStationary)