Whisky and design don’t always go together, but this is a pretty interesting feature from anCnoc whisky, at Knockdhu distillery in the Highlands, and NYC-based Scottish illustrator Peter Arkle. He’s worked with some massive brands (e.g. Guinness and Starbucks) and here he talks about his visit to the Knockdhu distillery, and about how he went about turning the ethos of the whisky into sketches. The video is about 15 minutes long, and includes plenty of landscape shots and fancy minimalist electronica and folk music, so is worth watching even if design isn’t your thing. AnCnoc have always had nice design anyway, but I really love it when distilleries try to give a fresh, modern look to the bottles and labels – too few of them do that.
Knockdhu Distillery visit & anCnoc tasting
Safely into June, it’s an apt time to look back at the Spirit of Speyside 2017 incarnation and consider the highlights. Perhaps as a group our merry Tormore band is just fortunate, as year-on-year everything we select in advance is eventful and memorable. Needless to say the company and the experience follows suit. For […]