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Opinion by Richard Baird
A. N Other gives its perfumers the creative room to craft limited edition, luxury and high concentration fragrances free from the pressures of consumer trends, market segmentation and budgetary constraints. These are then sold directly to consumers through its website. A.N Other places greater value on the internal composition of each of its fragrances, and the inspirations and aspirations of its creators, than the outward expression and associated expense of boutique spaces, lavish adverts, glossy magazine coverage and celebrity endorsements. This direct to consumer approach and a focus on ingredient quality, concentration and sustainability, as well as perfumer and fragrance story, is distilled down and projected by graphic identity, developed by Socio Design, initially online through website, and continuing into packaging. These are linked by naming and strategy, and by details that include bespoke typeface and logotype, brand imagery and copywriting, also created by Socio Design.
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Posted: November 23, 2017 Filed under: Food and Drink, Packaging Reviews | Tags: American Design, Best Packaging Designs, Blind Emboss, Brand Identity Reviews, Branding & Packaging of 2017, Branding Blog, Branding Reviews, Coffee Logos and Packaging Design, Copper Block Foil, Copy Opinion by Seth Rowden, Creative Packaging, Design Blog, Design For Print, Design Opinion, Design Reviews, Designed by Manual, G.F Smith Papers & Boards, Graphic Design, Graphic Design Blog, Logo Design & Branding Blog, Luxury Logos and Packaging Design, Minimal Design, Minimal Package Design, Packaging Company, Packaging Design, Packaging Design Blog, Packaging Design Resource, Packaging News, Packaging Shortlist 2017, The Very Best of 2017, The Very Best of BP&O, The Very Best Packaging of 2017, Typography
Opinion by Richard Baird.
Port of Mokha is a coffee, sourced from Yemen, that is said to be the rarest, most expensive and best tasting in the world. As a brand it is critically acclaimed, winning awards and receiving the highest ratings in blind cuppings, and mindful, helping to support local communities.
Port of Mokha’s story begins with the return and daring escape of Yemeni founder and San Francisco-based Mokhtar Alkhanshali from war-torn Yemen on a fishing boat with coffee samples which made international news in 2015. This story forms part of Port of Mokha’s unique mythology and visual identity, alongside geographical allusions and material value across the limited edition Yemen Trilogy Box Set which was created by American design studio Manual.
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