Michael Dooley discusses the work of Dorothy and Otis Shepard, two pioneers of American Modernist design.
Monoprix, the Woolworth of France (though its French, so much better) has some of the finest house-brand packaging I've seen.
Creative Director Min Lew of Base Design New York talks about her process and shows some excellent identity, logo and packaging work. The packaging for Common Bond Cafe & Bakery is an excellent example of how color and word marks are key to her work. Check out the whole interview here. VIa Design Boom.
Sometimes the package is better than the product, such as the 1911 box for the Porosknit Chalmers Knitting Company.
Bold colors, san serif fonts and simple, clean design. Studio Lin does an excellent job reflecting the style and clean design of the Kid O baby toys. Other nice touches include turning line art versions on one side of the box and using a neutral brown to note the practical information about the toys....
The Regional Design Annual is your chance to represent the design scene in your region. Plus, all winners will appear in our highly searched index of winners. Enter today. Out of the Midwest Region comes RDA winner Swink, whose Krampus defence kit self-promotion for both themselves and Theory Three shows off their packaging skills and...
Alex Register created the identity and this sophisticated packaging for the Yonder & Co. Chocolate Shop. The look establishes a specialized handmade quality to the product and the primary color scheme allows one to easy distinguish the varieties. You can check out more pictures here. Via The Dieline.
Packaging and brand identity for Stoats, a Scottish oats company by Robot Food. Check out more examples and a review of the direction on BP&O.
Color palette and typography sell this strong identity package for high-end boutique Cocolobo by Anagrama, a branding firm based in Mexico. See more of their work with the brand here.
My last post concerned the photoengraving industry of the pre-Depression period. This week it’s pre-WWII lithography! Litho Media: A Demonstration of the Selling Power of Lithography, published in 1939 by Roger Stephens and edited by H. Homer Buckelmueller and Colin Campbell, is a 206-page, 12-by-15-inch slipcased bible produced to help publicize the successful and...