Just the other day I found myself thinking charcoal packaging would be a pretty cool design opportunity…
Friday find: Matchbooks
We’ve had matchboxes and cigarette packs on here before, so it’s only fitting to add matchbooks to the equation. As Johnny Cash points out, love is a burning flame!
Ed manages to find that golden midway: minimalist yet richly detailed, subtle yet bold, monochrome and colourful.
Vintage Polish packaging
Ok, this is about as random as it gets, but here are a few examples of vintage Polish packaging in the following categories: chocolate and soap…
Friday find: The Grapho-Scope and other forgotten art supplies
Whether you are old enough to have used a Grapho-Scope, or whether your first introduction to design was Adobe CS5, check out the online Museum of Forgotten Art Supplies curated by Lou Brooks…
Vintage Kodak packaging
Last night I saw an awesome movie called Super 8 which inspired me to find this old film and camera packaging.
The beauty of beer
A blog focusing purely on graphic design in the world of beer? I have to admit, I had no idea how much design gets consumed by beer until now!
IBM Film Ribbons by Paul Rand
A striking example of Paul Rand’s packaging design work for IBM from the 1960s.
Friday find: Bottle caps
I have always thought of bottle caps as an interesting little canvas and wondered how much attention actually goes into their design, but I had no idea that a passionate community of collectors exists…
Vintage matchboxes from around the world
A look at the matchboxes of old, adorned with images of battle and grandeur. Oh and some toothpick boxes too.