Thursday, October 21, 2010

bloody courage


great packaging, and perfect for the season. 






"This is an absinthe bottle I designed for an alcohol packaging assignment. I took inspiration for the name "baïonnette" and design of the bottle from the earliest big consumers of absinthe, the french soldiers in the Algerian war. They used this spirit as a way to get courage, as well as for therapeutic purposes to treat the soldiers and colonists against typhoid and malaria. I like the cold, clean, brutal and sharp look of a bayonet, and think it suits such a strong spirit such as absinthe."
student work by Kjetil Olstad via lovely package

3 comments:

Ana Degenaar said...

Amazing! What a great job!

Alcira Molina-Ali said...

This is so great!
May the force of the Green Fairy be with you ; )

Cheers, Alcira

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mary said...

Have a wonderful week-end. Thanks for the head-ups.

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