Working with Jones Knowles Ritchie's NYC design team, Budweiser's new decluttered image will keep most of the beer's classic motifs, including the brand's crest, trademark font and red colouring.
Appearing both classic and contemporary at the same, this 13th rebrand in the beer's history is a departure from recent digital designs. "The last hundred years, there were artisans, typographers, art directors, letterers, and everything was done by hand,” says Jones Knowles Ritchie creative director Tosh Hall.
“When the computer came in, a lot of [the brand's design] had been digitized over the years and became like a photocopy of a photocopy, and kind of crunchy and sad," Hall adds.
Now armed with a brand identity that reflects the level of detail, care and attention paid to the beer itself, Budweiser will roll out the new image globally over the next few months.
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