Images courtesy of 1800 Tequilla.
These vibrant and brilliant bottles from the second annual 1800 Tequila Essential Artist competition are a sight to behold. A limited series, eleven bottles designs were selected from over 15,000 online submissions along with one from Shepard Fairey's design firm Studio Number One as a special edition “celebrity artist” bottle.
Orangina posters, Bernard Villemot. Left: 1953. Right: 1964. Images via orangina.eu
Commonly referred to as one of the best French artists of the past 50 years, Bernard Villemot (1911-1989) is most recognized for his (now) vintage print advertisements for the likes of the Red Cross, Air France, Bally's shoes, Perrier, and Orangina, the French carbonated citrus [...]
Following up yesterday's post about Heston Blumenthal's Big Chef Takes On Little Chef, here are some photographs of the redesign of the Little Chef chain. Interiors by Ab Rogers Design and graphics by the design firm Praline.
You can see videos of the before and after here.
We were fascinated by the graphic design of the food merchandising signs on South Bay Abram's website. Designed for food service — bakeries, delis, meat, fish, or cheese shops, et al, these signs come in two types: the overly decorative (a boat's steering wheel, fish on the sign, or signs in the literal shape of [...]
Okay, not actually edible. But if you've ever had dreams of a chocolate-themed throw pillow, but didn't want to give in to the siren call of embroidered Cathyisms, these pillows from Bonjour Mon Coussin are the sofa decor object for you. Some of the pillows have the option to be scented with chocolate, strawberry, or [...]
We totally dug the cover art of last week's Village Voice for the feature The Fall of the House of Rubashkin. The art, for some reason, doesn't appear online.
Check out these graphically bold external hard drives designed by Meninos. Intended to be a pretty external drive that sits on top of your desk, here are several that take "inspiration" from classic food-related packaging. Many more on their website. You gotta pay for all that fancy design, though—the cases, without hard drives, cost between [...]
No credit given to the artist or graphic designer, but I loved these graphics that went along with the story on Wayne Pacelle, president of the Humane Society of the United States, and his role in pushing Proposition 2 in California.