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Branding Identity & Packaging - The Great British Butcher

Branding Identity & Packaging - The Great British Butcher

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Packaging, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Sarah
Posted: Sep 2nd 2013
No. of comments: 0

A lovely branding project bringing together tradition and modern day perfectly! Focusing in on MRC Flava's British heritage, Manchester based studio Design By Day have done a great job - the vintage-inspired type along with the fun illustrations on the side of each tin sit so well together.  I'll certainly be seeking out some of these delicious sounding seasonings! Ch...

Vintage Type Inspiration

Vintage Type Inspiration

Category: Colour, Design / Packaging, Design / Typography, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: John Palowski
Posted: Aug 22nd 2013
No. of comments: 0

  Whether you think it's too hipster-ish, overdone, an easy out, or unimaginative; or whether you find yourself constantly fighting it's corner, with strong beliefs that it's adorable, with endless iterations, suitable for any project… Vintage type / graphics elements / colour palettes & textural effects do have their place in amongst modern ...

Chromeography

Chromeography

Category: Design / Typography, Photography, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 9th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Chromeography is a truly rad collection of chrome logos and lettering affixed to vintage automobiles.  Big thanks to our full-time Brisbane teacher Jarrad Wild for the heads-up! ...

Vintage Me Oh My

Vintage Me Oh My

Category: Blogs, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Nov 6th 2012
No. of comments: 0

For all of those briefs where you're trying to channel a bit of vintage love, it helps to look beyond just modern recreations of the vintage aesthetic, and actually back at the original work itself. Plenty of resources abound, including ...

Vintage Logos

Vintage Logos

Category: Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 16th 2012
No. of comments: 0

As has been well blogged about in recent times, there are an awful lot of hipster-esque identites surfacing around the traps. I suspect partially because there's an undeniable beauty to the pared-down elegance of that look, but I also suspect there's a certain 'ease' factor (some might call it 'lazy'!) in generating them. I was fortunate enough to be taught...

Big Map Blog

Big Map Blog

Category: Blogs,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Jun 21st 2012
No. of comments: 0

Check out the Big Map Blog, which provides access to A.) enormous maps, and B.) access to the full-resolution file, and for no charge to boot! Download away! ...

Vintage Vectors

Vintage Vectors

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Resources / Online Tutorials,

Posted by: Andrea
Posted: Apr 14th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Ever wondered how to make your type look weathered? Check out this online tutorial for Adobe Illustrator. methodandcraft.com ...

Vintage Posters for Colour Inspiration

Vintage Posters for Colour Inspiration

Category: Advertising, Colour, Design / Print, Resources / Images,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Apr 27th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Nice selection of vintage (and vintage-inspired) posters. ...

Vintage Type from Sanborn Maps

Vintage Type from Sanborn Maps

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Apr 27th 2011
No. of comments: 2

Great examples of old style lettering / typography from old fire insurance maps in the US.  For more of these click here. ...