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Crafting a gin brand with bite

When the team at Nosferatu asked us to help them with the brand identity and packaging design for a new artisan gin, we couldn’t wait to sink our teeth into the project.

With the spirit of film noir running through its veins, the initial Nosferatu brand identity paid homage to the cult classic, with one of the most iconic images in cinema history: the moonlit shadow of the vampire count himself. Handcrafted typography within the shadowy figure hearkens back to classical Hollywood movie posters.

Our original Nosferatu design clawed in the accolades, snatching a Double Gold in the Sip Awards, Best Gin Bottle at the Australian Gin Design Awards, and a Gold in the Melbourne Design Awards.


"For the brand identity of our new gin concept, we couldn’t have asked

for a better agency than Whippet.
Not only were they great to work

with, they have taken the product
to a new level with a striking and

original design that perfectly delivered
on our brief. We think the result

is remarkable."

Rory Smith 

Owner, Nosferatu Distillery

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The project covered


Packaging design | Visual identity | Branding | Illustration

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