The poster series promoted events at supper clubs as a part of the celebratory
anniversary and were 22 inches by 34 inches in size. Design and illustration of the posters
represent the Minneapolis-based Phillips Distilling Company’s connection to the
local, upper Midwestern community. My role was to create a unique illustration style,
layout and fitting type treatment. The great logo was contributed by Gustav Holtz and the copy by
The elongated and flowing illustrations depict landmarks in Minnesota and lifestyle imagery in the Midwestern area. Each poster symbolizes a season of the year in which the event takes place. Dynamic arranged typography includes a traditional feeling through the choice of the typeface. Together with the illustration, it creates a connection between the past, present and future of the company.