Friday, June 30, 2006

Dash of lime and ginger

A bit on the history of fonts.

Is a transitional serif typeface designed by the English gentleman printer John Baskerville in 1757.

Created by Giambattista Bodoni in the 1790s, is known as a modern typeface.

Designed by the Swiss designer Adrian Frutiger in 1976, was first used for signage at Charles de Gaulle Airport.

Gill Sans
Created by the English designer Eric Gill in 1928.

Designed by Tobias Frere-Jones for Font Bureau in 1993.

Designed by Adrian Frutiger in 1957, has a simple and rigorous design.

Thursday, June 29, 2006


Graphic design is a popular art and a practical art, an applied art and an ancient art. Simply put, it is the art of visualizing ideas.

Jessica Helfand

Tuesday, June 27, 2006


Chinese Herbal Medicines.
2003, Package Design Pharmaceuticals Winner - London International Awards.
source: Wolff Olins, London.


With every design comes a pleasant suprise from Tazo.
2003, Package Design GIFT ITEMS Winner - London International Awards

smart celtic looking logo, with teas for every mood
2003, Package Design BEVERAGES - NON-ALCOHOLIC Winner - London International Awards

source: Sandstrom Design, Portland

Nando's Peri-Peri

2004 Package Design Winner, Foods - London International Awards
source: Cross Colours, Johannesburg

Effen Vodka Bottles

2004 Package Design Winner, Beverages-Alcohol, London International Awards
source: Cahan & Associates, San Francisco

Saturday, June 24, 2006


Yummy Frappuccino....
Have loved the design since my college days..

source: Hornall Anderson Design Works, Seattle.

Main Street

Flavoured sodas with a retro look.

source: Wallace Church, Inc. New York.

Thursday, June 22, 2006

Yuppy Puppy

Premium dog biscuits.
Every dog has it's day.. lucky dogs..

source: TDA Advertising, Colorado.


Sparkling fruit drinks, in mouth watering colours.

source: TDA Advertising, Colorado.

Wednesday, June 21, 2006


Target's Dietary Supplements. All in shiny black bottles with analogous labels, making them more attractive.

source: Wink, Minneapolis.

Cajun Ole

From a resturant that serves fusion Cajun and Asian foods, the packaging is vibrant and versatile. Reminds you of home and mama's cooking.

source: 88 Phases, LA & Chicago.


Who ever said tempation is a sin, knew nothing. Love the logo, fabulous type. When they opening in my area?

source: Pearlfisher, London.


Foot care products. Minimal direct visuals for the individual products.

source: Turner Duckworth.


Temptation even for teetotallers.
source: Pearlfisher, London.

Friday, June 16, 2006

Mc Coy

Juices and smoothies. Simple yet eye catching design.

Source: Dashwood Design, Auckland.


Filigree bath and body care.
Gold - Packaging Design, One Show Design, 2006.

Apricot Quince bath and body care.

Source: Duffy & Partners, Minneapolis.

TorchBearer Sauces

Packaging Design Shortlist 2006, Clio Awards.
Bronze - Packaging Design, One Show Design, 2006.
(ahem! what more can be said)

source: Neiman Group, Harrisburg.

Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Frulatté Energizing Smoothies

Can smoothies get yummier than this?
source: Addis Group, California.

Saturday, June 10, 2006

Little Monsters

Superdrug Little Monsters kids shampoo.
Attracts more than just kids. Love the bottle shape and the monsters.

Bronze - Epica Awards, 2005.
Turner Duckworth, London.

Waitrose Mustards

That's minimalistic now!

Lewis Moberly, Great Britain.
Bronze, Epica Awards, 2005.

No House Wine

Stunning graphics!
Silver - Epica Awards, 2005.
DataGold, Netherlands.

Adnams Beer

Source: Design Bridge, London.

The Beer to Dine for, Greene King

Winner Alcoholic Drinks - Packaging and Design Fab Awards, 2005.
Design Bridge, London.

Source: Fab Awards.


Winner Non Alcoholic Drinks - Packaging and Design Fab Awards, 2005.
Amore, Stockholm, Sweden.

Source: Fab Awards.

Mrs. Massey

Winner Savoury Foods - Packaging and Design Fab Awards, 2005.
Ziggurat Brand Consultants, London.

Source: Fab Awards.

Rocombe Farm Fresh Ice Cream

Winner Dairy Products - Packaging and Design Fab Awards, 2005.
Reach Bristol, GB.

Source: Fab Awards.

Wednesday, June 07, 2006


Teas ranging from orange blossoms, mint, natural lemon to green teas.

source: Williams Murray Hamm, London.

Tuesday, June 06, 2006


yummy smoothies! does it taste better or look better? heck! it's both.

source: Pearlfisher, London.

Secret Weapon

fun toiletries

source: Turner Duckworth

Neal's Yard Remedies

A wonderful selection of bath products.

source: Turner Duckworth


English Mineral Water
source: Turner Duckworth

Monday, June 05, 2006

Aceto di Melinda

Premium apple cider vinegar. Smart usage of the sides of the bottle.

source: Minale Tattersfield, London.


Clever mints.

source: Bamboo, Minnesota.


Perfume Bottle for Shiseido with Packaging

source: Karim Rashid, New York.


smart trays

source: Fuseproject, California.