Friday’s favorite things: June 3rd

Colm Larkin

June 3, 2016

Every Friday we round up some of our favorite finds on the web, from illustrations and videos to fonts and photography. This week, we hit some bars to check out creative cocktail menu designs.

Beaufort scale model
The Beaufort Bar at London’s Savoy Hotel is a classy joint so Helen Friel and Joe Wilson created a cocktail menu to match. Paper engineer Friel brought Wilson’s detailed illustrations to life in this chic pop-up drinks list.

Beaufort Bar pop-up cocktail menu by Helen Friel and Joe Wilson

Havana club
When UK-based illustrator Lisa Maltby was asked to create some images for a cocktail list, her Cuban bar client wasn’t just looking for pictures of the drinks. They wanted each illustration to have a beach party vibe and Lisa certainly delivered with these fantastic Tiki-tinged drawings.

Cocktail illustrations by Lisa Maltby

The X on the Beach files
Trick Dog in San Francisco is renowned for its ever-changing cocktail menus designed by the bar’s creative partners at Bon Vivants. The latest drinks list takes the form of declassified government files, with each drink named after a famous conspiracy.

Trick Dog cocktail list by Bon Vivants

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