Case Study: How I Designed The Oktober Fest Beer Label

Case Study: How I Designed the Oktober Fest Beer Label

One of the first questions potential clients and other designers usually ask me is what my design process is like. This series of graphic design case studies is aimed at answering that question. You’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at the development of my design and illustration projects from the concept stage right through to production.

In this first instalment we’re going to be looking at the Oktober Fest beer label that was created for the Barn Door Brewing Co. This was the first label I designed for them and really set the tone and style for the entire series. Lets get started!

Tutorial: Beginner Hand-lettering In 10 Simple Steps

Tutorial: Beginner Hand-lettering in 10 Simple Steps

If you’ve given hand-lettering a try for the first time you’ll know that it is definitely harder than it looks. Mastering the craft takes years of practice and studying the different type classifications and letterforms. Who has years though right? Luckily for you, I’ve developed a method that will save you a ton of time and allow you to hand-letter any font like a master!