Brand by Name

— Christmas Gift

Every year we design a creative gift to say ‘thank you’ to clients, partners and friends, instead of a traditional Christmas card. The gift is designed to engage, inspire and showcase the creative ability of Brand by Name, in ways that sometimes can’t be done due to client project restrictions.

We aim to create something both beautiful and useful: a unique piece that displays our creative skills, and which has a practical use for the recipient.

Many of our clients have multiple contact points, so we aimed to include a little touch of individuality into each package with personalised cards.

All the cocktail recipe coasters

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– Print Design

summer cocktail recipes

For this year’s gift, we created a series of coasters featuring cocktail recipes from our favourite mixologists around the world. We designed a typographic ‘logo-like’ treatment for each of the recipe titles, combined with patterns inspired by memories of lazy summers relaxing on tartan picnic rugs.

attention to detail

The finished product is a delicate set of letterpress coasters, packed together with a personalised card (each recipient received their first initial) and finished with a bespoke mailing label. Even the postage stamps were chosen with care (all featuring vintage advertisements).


Silver winner—Melbourne Design Awards 2015

Featured on the prestigious design blog in the FPO (For Print Only) category.

The FPO blog is dedicated to the development and production of printed matter: Annual reports, books, business cards, stationery, posters, packaging and anything else where ink meets substrate. The curated selection of work represents the best design work happening in the industry today.

More projects

Link to Women on Board project
‘Women on Board’ branding for Yarra Trams
Link to Cleanaway project
‘Frontline’ magazine for Cleanaway
Link to CPW project
Breakfast Toolkit for Cereal Partners

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