Packaging design & Japanese font workshop: Sake Bottles!

Japanese rice wine, or sake labels have bold designs decorated with pictures of crashing waves, strong calligraphy letterings, gildings and whatnot. When you look closely at these sake labels, the designs are all so typically Japanese and there just seems to be a certain special feeling about it.

 

Here, with courtesy of PingMag, are some of the better packaging designs for Japanese sake and some explanations about Japanese typography!

Sake Bottle Label Design

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