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Lead Image

Bottle Gift Wrapping Paper

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Production Method

Offset

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Design

DAC design am chiemsee

Tim Hippmann
Anne Stilper

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Printing

Hauser KG

I don’t drink, but I sure like to carry a bottle or two to a host when going to a dinner party, and I am quite liking these simple sheets that quickly turn a bottle into a gift while offering a story—a nice nod to journals, travel, and notes. 

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Client

Self-Promotion


Quantity Produced

1,000


Production Cost

$300


Production Time

1 week

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

11.69 × 16.54 in


Page Count


Paper Stock


Number of Colors

CMYK

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

brandon
Ragazza
Volterra
Economia
Hagin

This piece is available for purchase for €1.80 - 16.00


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Project Description

You're invited to a friend's house. As a gracious guest you take bottle of wine, but you are no sommelier so you stand there at the door with that "naked" bottle wondering how this gift will be received. After all, it's not like you have a "Mouton Rothschild" with you every time … We thought about this problem and created these wraps. Now, with your bottle under our wraps, you can slyly point at your friends with cheap bottles of wine. ; )

The wraps are printed on both sides, so you can choose the way you wrap your wine. It's an easy and nice way to present a gift and avoid standard wine cartons or bags, which are often a bit boring …

Currently, we are producing several styles for different wine regions in Germany and Austria. Individual small print series are available for special events.

Production Lesson(s)

When we designed our WRAPS, the typography and the objects shown on the paper went through a lot of changes. Each wrap was test-printed a dozen times to check what would be seen on the outside, and what happens when you unwrap the bottle. This process took two months before we were ready to print, but we wanted to make sure the wraps were really perfect, and people would really like them.

We have discovered some people also using the wraps as a table mats for diner settings … another idea ; )”

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Author Picture

Bryony Gomez-Palacio

Editor of FPO and co-founder of UnderConsideration LLC.

More: Online / On Twitter

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Date Published

May 31, 2013

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About UnderConsideration

UnderConsideration is a graphic design enterprise that runs a network of blogs, publishes books, organizes live events and judged competitions, and designs for clients.


online

Brand New / Displaying opinions and focusing solely on corporate and brand identity work.

Art of the Menu / Cataloguing the underrated creativity of menus from around the world.

Quipsologies / Chronicling the most curious, creative, and notable projects, stories, and events of the graphic design industry on a daily basis.

Speak Up (2002 – 2009) / Discussing, and looking for, what is relevant in, and the relevance of, graphic design. Archives Only.

Word It (2003 – 2010) / Encouraging creative diversity in the community through monthly, one-word challenges. Archives Only.

Brand New Classroom (2010 – 2011) / Providing a space for critique and opinions on student identity workArchives Only.

graphic design

Department of Design / Designing corporate and brand identities and full development of printed and digital matter for clients.

publishing

The 2010 FPO Awards / 2011, self-published.

The 2010 Brand New Awards / 2011, self-published.

Flaunt: Designing effective, compelling and memorable portfolios of creative work / 2010, self-published.

Events & Judged Competitions

Brand New Conference / A one-day event on the development of corporate and brand identity projects by some of today’s most active and influential practitioners from around the world.

Brand New Awards / Celebrating the best identity work produced around the world.

FPO Awards / Celebrating the best print work from around the world.

Writing

Graphic Design, Referenced: A Visual Guide to the Language, Applications, and History of Graphic Design / 2009, Rockport.

Women of Design: Influence and Inspiration from the Original Trailblazers to the New Groundbreakers / 2008, HOW Books.

The Word It Book: Speak Up Presents a Gallery of Interpreted Words / 2007, HOW Books.


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