The best designers in the state recently gathered for AIGA Nebraska’s Show, to showcase and appreciate the year’s best design work.
The Ervin & Smith creative team won three design awards for their work with Vis Major Brewing Co.:
This logo mark gave Vis Major Brewing a refined identity at launch. Wheat and hops symbolize the variables of their chemistry and the stained glass-like line work tells their story. The logo earned a silver award.The beer illustrations give each Vis Major beer its own personality and visualize the backstory within their names. The illustrations are meant to stand on their own while still maintaining a consistent style across the board. The illustrations earned a silver award.
Created for Vis Major Brewing at its launch, this poster was designed to visualize the name and mythological backstory of Vis Major’s ‘Ceres Shrine Blonde Ale.’ The poster earned a gold award.
Nebraska’s Running Road Trip
For the 10th anniversary of the Market to Market Relay, event organizers commissioned a special race-themed beer. The can’s design celebrates the racecourse from Omaha to Lincoln. When stacked, the illustration continues from one can to the next. The packaging design earned a bronze award.