Message! In a bottle

by Type08 • Uploaded: Sep. 03 '09 - Gallerized: Sep. '09

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Description: Logo for a client from Vancouver, Canada. They will be launching private label wines from which 50% of the profits will go to the designated charities and will be distributed throughout the province. They also plan to develop few more sub brands and all of those will use the 'message graphic' as the core of every new logo.

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logomotive Sep. 03 '09

FRICKEN GREAT! just eliminate that right side flare. FAV!

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j-CAZ Sep. 03 '09

This is fantastic. I agree with Mike on the flare too.

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lundeja Sep. 03 '09

I like your style, like your moves. Immediately got my attention in the gallery.

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fogra Sep. 03 '09

I'm really jealous. Well done buddy :)

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Type08 Sep. 03 '09

Guys, thanks a lot, you made my evening! :)*Mike and J, the idea was to keep the visual elements opened (bottle in this case) and to create a form that might send out the point of 'continuous efforts': that's why I suggested to use the multicolor lines in application phase (label design, brochures, t shirts, posters, etc) as the secondary graphic elements that will start at that point from the mark...*Lunde and Sean, 1 love! :)

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logomotive Sep. 03 '09

IMO not needed though and is kinda distracting, as it is already open?? but hey not stepping on toes cause I love it regardless.

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Firebrand Sep. 03 '09

Floated and faved Alen!

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Type08 Sep. 03 '09

No probs Mike, I really appreciate your comment. Who knows, maybe we will adjust that a bit, it's still some sort of WIP...*Nima, thanks buddy! :)

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Type08 Sep. 03 '09

Roy, thanks a lot! WOW! Means a lot my man!

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vld Sep. 03 '09

Well done, Alen!

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Type08 Sep. 03 '09

Alex, Vladimir, Gareth, Milosh, thanks a lot my friends!

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OcularInk Sep. 03 '09

Very clever, dude.

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Brandsimplicity Sep. 03 '09

Floated and Faved. This is a jaw dropper bro!!!

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Type08 Sep. 03 '09

Kevin and Fabian, thank you logo masters! :)

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rudy hurtado Sep. 03 '09

Great one Alen! congrats.

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oski Sep. 03 '09

Congratubottlietion! This is bloody beautiful.

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lboi Sep. 03 '09

I love this! Great work Alen :-)

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Type08 Sep. 04 '09

Radek, Sneh, Shylesh, Capota, thanks a lot people! I appreciate it!

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cseven Sep. 04 '09

Clever idea, well executed, Nice one Alen.*Again showing why you're one of my favourite designers on LP.

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eziemac Sep. 04 '09

sweet, nice work lad!

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doodlecow Sep. 04 '09

great logo dude !!

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Type08 Sep. 04 '09

Thierry, Chris, Euan, Mario, thanks a lot guys!

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hitbyreindeer Sep. 04 '09

now, this is creative :)

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crislabno Sep. 04 '09

Indeed lovely mark. Good job!

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Type08 Sep. 04 '09

Rodolfo and Cris, thank you fellaz!

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Type08 Sep. 05 '09

Rich and Srdjan, thank you mates!

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Rokac Sep. 05 '09

Sweet:) Good job..

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Type08 Sep. 07 '09

Roko, Anthony and David, thanks a lot!

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Petro Sep. 07 '09

Great concept! So simple and laconically!

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Type08 Sep. 07 '09

Peter, Siah, Peter and Jovan, thanks a bunch!

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andreiu Sep. 07 '09

the master of blaster strikes again! :P

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JohnM Sep. 07 '09

such elegance! floated n faved alen! truly awesome!

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Type08 Sep. 07 '09

Andreiu, John and Sean, thanks a lot! :)

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muse7 Sep. 07 '09

beautiful! I love the color treatment and simplicity.

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cobaltcow Sep. 07 '09

yeah really impressed with this one.*simple, but immediately recognizable.

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sanjay patil Sep. 08 '09

Very expressive %0D*illustration, well done.%0D*

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JF Sep. 08 '09

Communicates effectively, is memorable...nice work.

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Type08 Sep. 08 '09

Ashley, Nathan, Sindur, Sanjay and Jay F, thank you all!

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Type08 Sep. 09 '09

Thanks Alexander! Don't be, just enjoy it! :)

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ranganath Sep. 10 '09

Great piece of work there...

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Type08 Sep. 10 '09

Thanks a lot Ranganath! Glad to you see you around here again buddy! :)

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dado Sep. 10 '09

muuy bueno! great!

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Type08 Sep. 10 '09

Muchas gracias, Dado! :)

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jldavisdesign Sep. 10 '09

This concept is great. I'm new to LogoPond so tell me if I'm out of line...Please. Being a stickler for clean lines, the thickness in some parts seem to be arbitrary (for example: lower-left of bottle is very different than the bottom-right). If you glance at the logo the bottle is taken over by %22Message.%22 Since the bottle image is strong, would the client have a problem making the bottle slightly larger? If not, bolder colors may bring the type and image together more. The one thing (among others) that is very successful is the use of the darker color on the area of the message in the bottle which puts the emphasis on the letter instead of the bottle. Good work. :%5D

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Type08 Sep. 11 '09

Hello, JLD! To reply on your comment: lines of the mark - I used freehand style on purpose (personal, direct)... Size of the mark - it is really more about the core brand name then the graphic itself (see the description) so I spent most of the time here achieving the balance that would support that... Bright colors used for the mark - purpose of the logo and connection with the charity idea (see the description)... Thanks for stopping by! :)

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emesghali Sep. 11 '09

wow. amazing. i agree with removing the flare, unless it becomes more subtle and kind of fades to a soft point. i would also beef up the whole stroke so you can see it better from a distance as well. great work!

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Type08 Sep. 14 '09

Ehsaan, Seb and Konrad, thanks a lot guys! :)

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moverdrive Sep. 18 '09

Great icon. Really well-conceived.

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Type08 Sep. 18 '09

Thank you, Michael!

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tamarbouta Sep. 23 '09

Fantastic design and concept. well done

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Type08 Sep. 23 '09

Thanks, Tamarbouta!

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Type08 Sep. 30 '09

Thank you, Paulo!

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shin Sep. 30 '09

Good mark... play a bit with the typo to match the logomark will be additional flair

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felro Oct. 10 '09

70th float...good ish

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Type08 Oct. 12 '09

Thanks Felipe and MW86!

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Type08 Nov. 11 '09

Glad to hear that Joanna, thanks for stopping by!

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dikkers Nov. 12 '09

it's fresh, i like! Floated.

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Type08 Nov. 13 '09

Hey Dan, long time no see! Thanks mate!

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dikkers Nov. 15 '09

No worries! mmm yes, i don't frequent this site as much as i'd like, own logo work has been a bit skint of late. Good to see your showcase as impressive as ever though!

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Houston-we Nov. 17 '09

This is fantastic, Alen :)

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Type08 Nov. 29 '09

Dan, Dalius and Tareq, thanks fellaz!

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JoePrince Jan. 12 '10

I bet this one can join Club 100 by the end of the week too Alen! :)

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Type08 Jan. 12 '10

Yah never know! :)

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Thrasher317 Jan. 12 '10

I mean no disrespect when I say this, but I have always felt this logo could have been better. I love the mark itself, but I've always hated the colors. The gradients ruin it for me. I think I would MUCH rather see a B%26W version than the way it is now. Again, I mean no disrespect. It's just me personal taste. Has this been used on their website? I would like to see some examples of it being used.

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Type08 Jan. 12 '10

I'll post b/w version as well. Client still doesn't use this in action but that's up to him and his plan.

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raja Jan. 21 '10

excellent, TypeO8

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Type08 Jan. 22 '10

Thanks a lot, Rajamazing! :)

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logomotive Feb. 03 '11

Still love this one.

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Type and Signs Oct. 04 '11

killer --- this message in a bottle work ! great !

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Type08 Oct. 12 '11

Gilevad, T%26S, thank you!

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Type08 Dec. 17 '12

Thank you, Mr.N!

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