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The Beginnings designed by Asketic

Logo, brand identity and illustrative packaging by Asketic for raw food and ingredients business The Beginnings.

The Beginnings is a Latvian raw food and ingredients business creating and sourcing a variety of mueslis, jams, honeys and spices from around the world. Developed by multi-disciplinary design firm Asketic, The Beginning’s brand identity and packaging treatment goes all in for handcraft and contrast, mixing a variety of patterns and images informed by the origins of each ingredient to establish an ever changing and easily expandable set of assets. Each pattern is rendered with a loose authenticity, clearly drawn and painted by hand with a good mix of pen and watercolour work, lots of brush detail, a simple but bright colour palette, earthy material textures and a white panel that frames information set in a distinctive sans-serif.

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Triumph & Disaster – On The Road designed by DDMMYY

Packaging for Triumph & Disaster's travel kit On The Road designed by DDMMYY

Triumph & Disaster (T&D) is a male skincare and accessory brand that appropriates the traditional grooming experience associated with the past and fuses it with the high quality, natural and scientifically formulated expectations of today’s market. T&D’s packaging, created by New Zealand based design studio DDMMYY, references and confidently brings the type-heavy, heraldic detail, and traditional structural and material choices of the past into the present with a clear communicative consistency and an unusual but distinctive white on black colour palette. DDMMYY continue to work with Triumph & Disaster and have recently published images of their packaging solution for the brand’s latest travel kit On The Road.

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Silver & Green designed by Salad Creative

Hand written logotype designed by Salad Creative for UK based Mediterranean delicacy producer, importer and wholesaler Silver & Green

Silver & Green is a producer, importer and wholesaler of authentic Mediterranean delicacies such as olives, olive oil, tapas and meze, established in 2007 and located in the English Lake District. Silver & Green describes itself as a ‘family of foodies’ who share a passion for the Mediterranean, high quality artisanal products and good customer service.

Dorset based Salad Creative were recently commissioned to redesign Silver & Green’s brand identity and packaging in a way that would increase its appeal to delis, farm shops and food halls. Recognising that the market is currently well-served by a multitude of rustic and heritage brands, Salad Creative chose a playful, modern and handcrafted aesthetic that avoided the ‘obviously rustic’ and drew inspiration from the variety of ingredients and their Mediterranean origins.

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