Doc Guthrie’s is a homage to barber shops of the 1950s and a tribute to the grandfather of one of the owners. They offer classic mens cuts, straight-razor shaves and beard trims along with craft beer and whiskey. I worked closely with the owners to develop a vintage inspired identity to complete the experience.
The wordmark is composed of curved lettering inspired by by traditional sign-writing and window signage. The letters were spaced and adjusted to optimise legibility.
The logo system includes two designs– free-standing and circle. These options ensure that the logo can be seen clearly on dark backgrounds and add flexibility.
The type system is inspired by advertising and packaging from the period. The script font imitates classic sign-writing and is suitable for eye-catching banners or headlines. The sans-serif and typewriter fonts are suited to general copy and continue the vintage theme.
- Logo System
- Brand Identity
- Name Card
- Match Book
- Gift Voucher
Shane delivered an identity that perfectly captured the spirit of the shop. He was responsive to feedback and sweated the details to get the design just right. The brand guidelines he provided were invaluable when we started developing our website, signage and marketing materials.