Drawing type: Schlafly Beer bottle designs

Schlafly Bière de Garde pattern tracing

I shared eye-catching designs from Schlafly Bottleworks’ collection of St. Louis breweriana in my last post. Those were not the only display cases to exert a magnetic pull on me during my visit to the brewpub. Vellum tracings of bottle designs for Schlafly’s current series of Belgian beers demonstrated the creative process behind their packaging … Continue reading

St. Louis breweriana

Katz, Premium 905 beer cans

Never has a restaurant wait been so welcome than during my visit to Schlafly Bottleworks. Leaving P to mind the bossy, flashing hockey puck that would signal our table’s readiness, I snapped pictures of their exhibit on St. Louis brewing history. It was an orgy of vintage type and packaging, by turns clumsy and ornate. … Continue reading

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