Packaging Designer Benjamin Carr

 

Benjamin Carr is a Packaging Designer at heart, working also in illustration, print, typography and branding. Benjamin works mostly on packaging for wines and spirits as well as luxury goods and food packaging. His work is infused with a strong handcrafted feel and he prides himself on his attention to detail. Using his experience of illustration, Printmaking, branding and of course packaging Benjamin is looking to further expand his portfolio into many different aspects of design.

Here I have some of his works were he perfectly uses his amazing mostly vintage illustrations to design wonderful wine labels, beer bottles, cards, posters etc. You may also wish to see some more at Benjamin Carr’s portfolio @ http://benjamincarr.co.uk/

Enjoy!

 

Three transformation cards  for the “Stranger and Stranger ‘s” christmas gift for the 2012. The Ultimate Deck! The brief was simple – illustrate three cards based on the card you get.

                               

 

This is the first of 12 prints for a short run set of prints boxed by the most ornate box you will ever set eyes on, all about making medicine a boutique brand.

           

 

Peacock inspired christmas wine!

               

 

A project to create custom Prosecco, Cyder, and Beer Bottles for a local hunting groups social events.

The idea behind this pair was to create a universal label design, reminiscent of the engravings found on old British shotguns, and differentiate different drinks by the bottle and hang tag.

           

 

Here is a selection of the many variations of wine labels Benjamin was commissioned to work on for Liquid Shot Co. a wine company. The brief was to create a set of ornate wine package designs with a custom vintage typeface.

               

 

A collection of 5 A1 lino and screen prints advertising imaginary events to cheer us all up from our recession gloom…A study of the wealth gap in Britain.

                               

 

A Pair of Illustrations to accompany an article by Ev Williams, the founder of Twitter, in Hiut Denim’s very first yearbook.

                   

 

Maria Papaefstathiou

VISUAL DESIGNER since 1996 and blogger since 2010. Living in Athens, Greece. She has been focusing her research on poster design and particularly on social poster design and portrait design. Her main poster project is a series of posters celebrating great personalities of traditional and popular culture in Greece and Jamaica. These include actors, singers, musicians, poets etc. This is an ongoing project. “I believe that design is a powerful tool that we designers can use to spark enthusiasm, change mindsets and bring positive actions to our world and our culture”. FOUNDER AND EDITOR OF GRAPHICART-NEWS.COM BLOG. She carefully curates high-quality designs, illustrations, and art, from all over the world that will teach and provoke other designers. Many consider her blog to be an exceptional educational tool. CO-FOUNDER OF THE INTERNATIONAL REGGAE POSTER CONTEST which was launched on December 2011, partnering, the creative activist Michael Thompson aka Freestylee. (www.reggaepostercontest.com)

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