Packaging

We've just completed a major design update on the packaging that transports Imperial Yeast to homebrewers around the world. The yeast originally came in cute little cans that we also designed, but experimentation with different options led the Portland-based company to the new more colorful pouches. Now each of the 5 varieties of organic yeast has its own color, and each individual strain has its own pouch complete with name and code number. The cans had the strain name and date printed with a customized inkjet printer. The challenge for the pouch design was to create a new more colorful...

We put together this magazine ad for New Deal Distillery's new line of Oregon Straight Whiskeys. The Distiller's Reserve premium whiskeys include Wheat, Rye and Bourbon and are being rolled-out this Fall as soon as they finish their three years of aging in Oregon Oak barrels. Oh, yes – DBD also designed the labels on those three bottles!...

We designed these new labels for New Deal Distillery for their latest small-batch spirit, Cascadia d’Amore American Bitter Liqueur. The blue flowers on the label are Gentian, one of the key ingredients of this herbal liqueur that's inspired by the flora found in the nearby Cascades mountain range....

New can designs for Imperial Organic Yeast! Look for these cool little containers of organic home brewer's yeast at your local home brewer's supply. See more of our Imperial designs here.  ...

We're excited to share these lovely new labels for Gin No. 1 from New Deal Distillery. In addition to designing the labels, we helped shape the messaging and brand for this botanical-forward gin, and helped create the category of "Savory Gin in the Garden Style." What makes Gin No. 1 so different? Perhaps it's the "Revolutionary Custom Distilling Process" that draws out juniper berry oils and tannins for an herbaceous and savory gin. Or maybe it's the balanced flavor and unique botanical hue. Perhaps it's all of these things combined with the fact that it's made in small batches by...