Hidden Details in Genius Packaging Design for Woodland Wine Merchant

Curator: Cast Iron Design
date: March 6, 2015
Categories: Brand & Identity Design, Corporate Communications Design, Packaging Design, Typography
Tags: branding, stationery, wine
Woodland Wine Merchant Bottle Wraps
Vintage-inspired design has steadily grown in popularity over the last several years and is often misused and/or poorly executed. However, when done right—like the folks from Perky Bros. have done with the Woodland Wine Merchant branding—it has the potential to cause even the staunchest of modernist designers to shed a single envious tear of respect.
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Snohetta's ZEB Plus House Creates More Energy Than it Consumes

Curator: Cast Iron Design
date: March 5, 2015
Categories: Architecture, Sustainable Design
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ZEB Pilot House Outside
The ZEB Pilot House by Snohetta is a plus house, which means that it actually produces more energy than it uses (one step beyond a carbon-neutral or zero-emission home). Living in a plus house would be like eating pancakes that tone your abs. Every. Single. Day.
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Storytelling-based UX Designed with a Writer in Mind

Curator: Cast Iron Design
date: March 4, 2015
Categories: Experience Design
Tags: Design, portfolio, Web
Greater Than or Equal To Website
Fiction writer Alan Trotter has a website that uses an extremely simple—yet impossible to resist—interaction that slowly reveals a short story.
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In-Movie Graphic Design for "The Grand Budapest Hotel"

Curator: Cast Iron Design
date: March 3, 2015
Categories: Book & Magazine Design, Design in Film, Environmental Design, Packaging Design, Typography
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Book Cover
With nearly every scene featuring some degree of fantastic, mostly hand-drawn, typographic design, Annie Atkins made the most out of a dream opportunity to lead the design team for the in-movie graphics in Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel.
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Basic Stamps by Duane Dalton

Curator: Cast Iron Design
date: March 2, 2015
Categories: Illustration, Typography
Tags: Stamps
Moon Stamp
In between delivering his consistently high-quality client work, Duane Dalton has been working on a self-initiated series of beautiful stamp designs that he calls “Basic Stamps.”
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