Ash&Ember: A Gentleman’s Shop
Ash&Ember is another outside project I did through Inuendos design project and it was very exciting for me because I have designed quite a bit for them. And their proprietor Joe is a very cool and encouraging cat to work for.
Here is a gallery of some of what I designed for them:
Ash&Ember is ’round back so a directional sign shows foot traffic where to go.
The actual directional sign at work!
Ash&Ember’s business card
The back of the Gift Certificate seen in the first picture!
Jade matchbox cover design!
Measurements are in Millimeters so don’t let the numbers throw you. This box features not only my design but my illustration and tag line.
The sign I designed for Ash&Ember. This sign was team worked as far as it’s final execution. It was to be lit which was pricey, I had the idea to make it in-house with plexiglass with frosted elements on standoffs, the production manager suggested lighting it from behind and using translucent vinyl lettering in black. In the end we came up with a sign that looks almost painted on in the day and saved Ash & Ember some scratch!
Joe sells hand blended tobaccos and required labels. This design is based off of my Ash&Ember sign design and the business cards.
A gift certificate designed by me… no, printing it won’t help you, it will need the signature of the Proprietor or his agent.
My illustration and design based on a sketch I did in 2009. Joe at Ash&Ember collaborated with me telling me what he envisioned the final looking like. And here is Jade. She will, like Abe, be featured on a matchbox.
So if you like handcrafted pipes, cigars, tobaccos and yes even collectibles and graphic novels… head over to this very novel store in downtown Siloam Springs, AR! www.ashemberpipes.com