Belgium is undeniably recognized for its beer, and Cristal is the primary lager created within the nation. Beforehand, their packaging saved their distinctive place from being acknowledged, however due to WeWantMore Studio, they’ve actually restored their place within the Belgian lager world. The model’s shade scheme has perpetually consisted of inexperienced and orange, however this new refresh brings in a wealthy scarlet crimson and deep forest inexperienced that heightens the powerfulness of the model’s positioning. WeWantMore Studio has additionally represented Cristal’s fascinating roots by drawing in conventional parts by means of the crest and the blown-up brand that is uniquely cropped on the backside. There’s an thrilling steadiness between the previous and the long run by means of this model’s redesign in a method that brings the model’s story and historical past to life.
Meet Cristal: a comparatively small beer model from the backwoods of a small nation. However not simply any beer and never simply any nation: Cristal is the primary lager made in Belgium – a nation recognized for its beer. Though their place is downright distinctive, Cristal didn’t totally personal or displayed it up till now, just because their craft picture prevented it. We helped them reclaim their rightful place on the forefront of the Belgian lager panorama.
How do you make a model shine credibly, when its DNA is outlined by its modest Limburgian character? The reply is straightforward: keep near your roots and faucet into what Cristal has all the time been. A modest, easy lager. A real beer of the folks. It’s this low-key persona that makes Cristal the quintessential Belgian lager. Belgians are recognized for his or her humble spirit and passionate communal life. Ardour is of their blood. It’s what unites them over widespread pursuits, from household to meals, from sports activities to science. Via that collective ardour, they make nice issues occur. It’s the identical chain of ardour that makes Cristal what it’s. A collective of modest however passionate folks, every doing their very own small half, from farmer to brewer to barman, bringing forth a wonderful, sometimes Belgian lager. Tremendously made, as a result of it’s made it collectively. Rebranding Cristal meant, above all, expressing these two important traits of the beer: the low-key, modest roots, and the chain of passionate folks behind the beer.
To result in Cristal’s low-key character, we went again to their roots. Inexperienced and orange had all the time been the model’s dominant colors. We reclaimed them as a modern-day fiery heat crimson mixed with inexperienced detailing. We additional reinterpreted Cristal’s heritage through the use of their conventional graphic parts in a brand new and thrilling method. A blow-up of the emblem cropped on the backside, advertisements power. The heraldry hints at Cristal’s wealthy previous, however clearly appears to be like ahead when it’s utilized in overprint.
Taking inspiration from small-scale display screen printing, the colourful new colors and typographical parts work as graphic property, one playfully stacked one on high of the opposite. The visible identification feels contemporary and trendy, however nonetheless suits the modest nature of the model. When it comes to images, we launched dynamic angles mixed with the colourful crimson color to create an oversaturated seventies meals images vibe.
To specific Cristal’s different key attribute – the folks behind the model – we commissioned illustrations of the farmers, brewers and bartenders important to your complete beer brewing course of. Their tales are delivered to life on the packaging and the web site.
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