Ann's BBQ Sauce

by Mikeymike • Uploaded: Sep. 27 '11

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Description: WIP. Logo which is used for a package label also. Still playing around with it.
Status: Work in progress
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Tags: eat food Bar-B-Que sauce
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megashred13 Sep. 27 '11

Love it! All of the different typefaces come together beautifully!

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Mikeymike Sep. 27 '11

Thanks a lot, Jordan. yeah normally don't mix this many fonts, but it felt okay here. Glad you agree. Still working on it. cheers.

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Type and Signs Sep. 27 '11

it's always a pleasure to see an awesome type composing ... like the atmosphere ... colors and background ...

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Mikeymike Sep. 27 '11

Thank you Bernd. always a treat to hear you comments. cheers to also. :)

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Atomicvibe Sep. 27 '11

Normally, I would agree that using so many different typefaces in one design should be considered a no-no, but this is a clear example of a seasoned designer knowing the rules, but choosing to break them to achieve a certain aesthetic.**I think the mixing of typefaces really works here. It's highly reminiscent of hot type (hand-set metal type) from the olden days of printing, and what you see being cranked out by letterpress and screen-print companies like Yee-Haw Industries (www.yeehawindustries.com). I think it sets a really strong mood, and really fits with a company that makes BBQ sauce. **Are these custom typefaces, Mikey?**At any rate, very well done.

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Mikeymike Sep. 27 '11

well thanks, Jon. thanks for the link also, fun looking stuff and I like that old hand set look on certain things that is.**%22Ann's, sweet and BBQ are all custom type I did. There probably is something out there like it for sure, I just never looked.*%22Sticky Licky%22 is a very slightly modified font called Engravers.*And the %22sauce%22 is a modified font called %22Black oak.%22*I am working now on a font for the %22HOT%22 sauce label. everything should stay the same except the word hot will replace %22sweet.%22**Thanks for the comment, means a lot.

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atomicvibe Sep. 27 '11

You deserve it, brutha.**And ahhh yes, Engravers and Black Oak. Love those faces, as well as anything reminiscent of 19th century/western-style type:*http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2015/2074255144_9e048aeaa0_o.jpg

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raja Sep. 27 '11

%7Bthese are one of those threads where you listen to the titans talk to each other and steal some tops%7D

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Mikeymike Sep. 27 '11

Jon, thanks for the jpg attachment, sir, nice piece.**raja, good one. (:

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Sean Heisler Sep. 27 '11

Nice, Mike. Dig the composition of the type and great custom work. Hankering for some ribs now.

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Mikeymike Sep. 27 '11

Thanks, Sean. Heading home now for some BBQ chicken. OH YEAH! later.

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atomicvibe Sep. 27 '11

OMG. Ribs. BBQ chicken. I have neither, but I *DO* have some BBQ sauce that's moved with me 3 times in the past 3 years and a 1/2 bushel of apples. If I can manage to crack open the BBQ sauce bottle that's been sealed shut for over a year, maybe I can make some magic happen.**If I mysteriously stop posting after tonight, well, call a doctor. And the CDC.

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Mikeymike Sep. 28 '11

hope your feeling ok today, Jon.....Jon....JON!!!!***:)

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atomicvibe Sep. 28 '11

WHEW. Reeeeeeeeally strange dreams last night. Hey, is it normal to be able to %22smell someone's brain%22 when they talk to me?

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Mikeymike Sep. 28 '11

Oh no, that's perfectly normal. Happens to me all the time. (%3B

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pjmaster Sep. 29 '11

Brilliant type mix.

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