Expatrius is a limited edition range of wines created from grapes grown on the eastern end of Waiheke Island, New Zealand, by winemaker Luc Desbonnets. The wine’s label and case, created by print and digital design agency Inhouse, contrast the fine detail and traditional heraldic cues of a hand-etched illustrative crown, a gold block foil emboss and tactile substrate alongside geometric, abstract letter-forms, solid fills and a striking monochromatic colour palette to communicate the heritage, high quality, craft and exclusivity of the wine and a very distinctive and contemporary brand character.
Accents is a MX based home furnishing, lighting, interior design service and retailer established in 2005. Their new brand identity, created by La Tortilleria to coincide with the brand’s sixth anniversary and which included logo, stationery and website design, is a wonderful and communicative union of die cut detail, sans serif and serif type, fine lines, uncoated and varnished textures and a simple monochromatic colour palette.
Lesley’s Gourmet is a US based confectioner founded by caterer and event planner Lesley Clapham that makes french-styled artisan chocolates, fruit bars and chutney from natural, organic ingredients. YUI Studio was commissioned to develop the packaging for Lesley’s Fine Artisan Chocolates range, delivering a clear plastic substrate and uncoated paper combination alongside a silver print finish to create subtle contrast throughout.