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TOPO

DESIGN: Branding & Creative Direction Constructed as an iconic roadside architecture in the spirit of the great American road trip, Topo serves up seriously delicious take-away foods for a quick meal or a leisurely stroll in Gilbert’s Heritage District. Like the menu, consisting of quality burritos and colorful soft serve, the design was made to be simple, desert inspired, and bright. Our scope of work included branding, creative direction, uniforms, social media direction, packaging, menu design, and building signage.  RETURN TO PORTFOLIO 

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Logos

DESIGN: LOGOS & BRANDING At Prickly Pear Paper, we are passionate about building quality brands and experiences. From complimenting typography to creating a mark that works in all contexts, we maintain a detailed approach to designing unique identities for our clients. Check out some of various logos and illustrations we've been cooking up for some really great companies.  RETURN TO PORTFOLIO

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Mame Soy Candles

Design: Candle Packaging Mame Soy Candles specializes in hand poured, luxurious candles made from 100% soy wax and premium oils in Phoenix, Arizona. For this specific project, we were asked to evolve their standard black and white minimal design and create a bright, colorful set of labels for a new experimental line. Inspired by soaps and candy, we created this series of labels for large and small candle wraps, highlighting both the fragrance and plants used with illustrations of the specific plants and matching color ways.  Return to Portfolio 

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Artist Series: Nikki Villatoro

This Artist Series feature is a special one to us here at Prickly Pear Paper, we chose to highlight our friend, employee, and talented designer/photographer Nikki Villatoro to work on some cards for our new line. If you've been following us along on instagram or on our website, you will have seen her gorgeous photography and a few of her cards in action. Nikki joined the team in March of 2018 and has been a tremendous asset to the Prickly Pear family. Her photography skills have brought our products to life and her eye for design and illustration has given us some of our cutest cards yet. Her work can be seen on our Sweet Baby Nursery, Beachy Birthday, and Just Married Car cards,...

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Artist Series: Beau Brown

For our 2018-2019 product line, we decided to introduce something new, something we had been wanting to do ever since the opening of the store. Our goal was simple, create a platform where we could promote our friends' artwork on our products, a sort of tribute to the many talented people we have met over the years. Beau was the first person we asked to be a part of this new project, The Artist Series, his detailed but simplified line work seemed perfect for a crisp letterpress print. As a native Arizonan turned Santa Barbara transplant, Beau creates nostalgic interpretations of the old west and a human connection to the ocean through surfing. One fun fact Beau didn't mention below, but he drew something every day for a...

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