Given my current role, I see ALOT of packaging. Some is good, some is bad, most is fairly meh… There is always one agency that rises above by pushing the boundaries. That is Stranger & Stranger. Attention to detail and standing out (in a good way) are two things that are always found within their work. Thanks to The Dieline for sharing their latest holiday gift. Top notch!
There has been such a fluctuation with magazines over the years. One minute they're "disappearing" due to the digital age, one minute they gaining momentum as creative outlets. I love magazines. I have always been a sucker for reading and collecting them. This winter break has been the perfect time to catch up on a few favorites, along with discovering a new one, Pallet. It is based on the idea of those who like to think and drink. There are some great interviews and enjoyable features in their first issue.
As Xmas is getting closer, so is the scramble to whip up creative recipes. Many flock to the photos of pintrest or the cooking video edits on facebook. Those are great and all, but they don’t touch these golden recipes from the 60s and 70s. Thanks Another magazine for the snippets.
With the end of the year approaching, the lists are growing. Everything from gift guides to "best of" lists are populating the internet. I recently came across this great visual list of book covers published in 2015. Thanks to The Casual Optimist you can have a healthy scroll through some of the best book covers of the year.
This is definitely something different. #1, I am in love with the direction and contents of these photographs. Well done Pete Deevakul. There is something about them that is just the right amount of wrong. Maybe that has to do with my hatred of energy drinks… Which leads me to #2 This book has recipes that include energy drinks?!? I am not going to lie, when I had my first Green Gasser from Frankie’s Tiki Room, I really liked it. Then I found out it had Rockstar energy drink in it… It was weird, but it worked.