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Here's a great photo of our latest t-shirt design for New Deal Distillery taken by Kristen Manning Photography. Lucas from New Deal is shown pouring cocktails for the ADX open house party as part of Design Week Portland this past week. The tagline on the shirt says, “we do our part.” Indeed!...

New logo design for Lenny Gotter Brand Consulting, a Portland company that specializes in consulting for the spirits industry. The deco type treatment and distinctive green olive icon imply an upscale, classy cocktail lounge while keeping a friendly and personal feel. Founder Lenny Gotter provides consulting for flavoring, messaging and marketing for his clients in the start-up and craft distilling space....

At DBD one of our favorite things in the whole world is designing beautiful and functional logos for clients both big and small! One thing that our clients often wonder is how the final logo design will look in context – how will it look on a t-shirt, on signage, on cards, or even on a coffee mug. We can actually help you with that by creating realistic logo mock-ups for a variety of placements. Just like these mockups you see here of our own logo. None of these objects actually exists, but they could. Contact us to learn more!    ...

If you’re reading this, chances are you came here looking for Deluxe Creative. So what gives, you're asking? Well, after doing business as Deluxe for almost 6 years, we received a letter from a Large Corporation™ with a similar business name asking us to stop calling ourselves Deluxe. So, instead of entering into a messy legal battle, we decided to call ourselves David Bailey Design, or DBD for short. What can you expect from David Bailey Design? Pretty much the same things you know and love about Deluxe – great design, creative solutions, awesome web technology and friendly people. The studio is still under the creative direction of David...

We designed and built this scrolling one-page brochure site for Craft Canning + Bottling, the upstart Northwest leaders in their field of mobile beer, coffee, and cider packaging. There are a couple more pages on the site, but the landing page tells their story with parallax backgrounds, smooth scrolling, and a completely responsive layout....

We're pleased to share our new Wordpress website design and build project for PDX Jazz, a non-profit arts and cultural organization dedicated to curating jazz in Portland, Oregon and fostering the growth of live music in the Northwest. The site has an extensive customized events calendar system that includes the PDX Jazz Festival, an internationally-recognized, two-week concert event each February. We developed the site branding in partnership with Studio McLaughlin, who also designed the new logo and identity system....

This year's poster for the annual Season's Eatings at New Deal Distillery. The event is a benefit for the Oregon Food Bank. Bring a non-perishable food item donation to get in the door and then shop 'til you drop! DBD also created the custom illustration of the deer with utensil antlers that has become the identity for this annual event....

We're excited to share these lovely new labels for Gin No. 1 from New Deal Distillery. In addition to designing the labels, we helped shape the messaging and brand for this botanical-forward gin, and helped create the category of "Savory Gin in the Garden Style." What makes Gin No. 1 so different? Perhaps it's the "Revolutionary Custom Distilling Process" that draws out juniper berry oils and tannins for an herbaceous and savory gin. Or maybe it's the balanced flavor and unique botanical hue. Perhaps it's all of these things combined with the fact that it's made in small batches by...