Antique-style botanical illustration finds the perfect modern partner in clean typography and minimal layouts.
Be inspired by these beautiful, flora-adorned examples of packaging and print design…
1. Tealicious Branding
Designer Alfarez Juana created this botanical-inspired identity for Florence-based tea shop Tealicious. Teaming antique prints with slab text and a paper white backdrop allows the intricate illustrations to shine. We love how the style brings a delicate, old-world edge to sleek and modern packaging.
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Design: Alvarez Juana for Tealicious
2. Savon Stories Branding
Mexican agency Menta created these pretty-as-a-picture packaging designs for organic soap brand Savon Stories. Hand-painted flowers and fruit help to emphasise the 100% certified organic nature of the products.
Teamed with sans serif typography with a subtly hand-drawn look, these designs are proof that beauty comes in artfully imperfect packages.
Design: Menta for Savon Stories
3. Save the Date Cards by Iaia Ioio Studio
What could be more romantic for wedding stationery than a generous dose of flora and fauna? These antique-inspired save the date cards let the images take center-stage, with minimal typography only serving to highlight the delicate beauty of the illustrations.
Design: Iaia Ioio Studio
4. Saxton Cider Packaging
New Zealand designer Bradley Rogerson used 18th Century botanical prints to create these bottle label and packaging designs for brewery McCashin’s latest product—a new range of apple and pear ciders.
These striking designs are a great example of how to make botanicals feel masculine and minimal—keep the illustrations strong and the colors muted.
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Design: Bradley Rogerson for Saxton Cider
5. Brands in Full Bloom
Illustrator Daryl Feril brings an organic, home-spun look to well-known fashion brands for his series Brands in Full Bloom. The designs were drafted by hand, then edited digitally.
Design: Daryl Feril
6. Sweet Botanicals Packaging
Designer Miguel Yatco took a fresh approach to confectionary packaging for these hard candies by blending a classic illustrative style with zingy color.
Using illustrations by artist Natalia Tyulkina, these candies are individually wrapped in monochrome botanical prints, with beautifully color-coded labels revealing flavor.
Design: Miguel Yatco
7. Love Me, Possess Me
London-based designer Sidney Lim YX takes a closer look at the simple paper bag. Adorning the familiar brown paper with hand-drawn florals intertwining around ultra-modern sans serif type, these bags are designed to be treasured forever.
Design: Sidney Lim YX