This my friends, is what happens when adventurous clients with lots of money meet uber-creative designers. If you can't quite make out what's going on in these pics, I tell ya. It's an embroidered label! And, that's really all I have to say about that.
Many moons ago when I bought a bottle of Fat Bastard wine, it was for pure novelty. Austin Powers had just come out, and the idea of it made me giggle like the underage girl that I was. Since then, my palate has become little bit more sensitive and a lot more sophisticated, translation, I love me a good tannic wine, and the big, bold Spanish reds. Plus, I'm now 100% legal to drink.
But closer to the point of this post, Fat Bastard has also matured. Their new label is delightfully cheeky as their mark/mascot interacts with the actual label. In my book, that tactic can never go too wrong. It's just a simple, smart move that elevates the entire design. I say well done sir. And may I have another glass? Get a closer look here, and here.
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Personal opinions on the evils of the bottled water industry aside, I like this bottle. Specifically, I like the name and the copy on the back. The shape is lack-luster,conventional, and a yawn. However, all is well and good because these lads knew where to stick their schtick.
The messaging is spot-on. It's irreverent, dry, witty, funny, and slightly combative; everything I like in a good dose of product copy. In this over-crowded market you need to stand behind your product. Get a little Napoleon with your tone. Be too big for your britches. Read on here, and here.