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Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity

Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

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The team at Quill has done an amazing job taking our vision and turning it into a consistent and distinctive brand. The identity captures the essence of Sturgeon Spirits and brings it to life for all to enjoy.

Karl Loewenstein, Owner, Sturgeon Spirits Craft Distillery

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Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity

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Static and dynamic content editing

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Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity

Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

The Solution

Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

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This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

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Quill Creative has been the creative design firm of choice for Fork Farms since its inception. Their ability to grow and evolve brand strategy and design along with our company growth has allowed us to more effectively reach and build relationships with customers.

Alex Tyink, President, Fork Farms

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Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity
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Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

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Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

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This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

Ally Tax & Accounting web pageAlly Tax & Accounting digital advertising campaign
Quotation Marks

Working with Quill to rebrand our over three decade old business has been incredible! Their design, the identity creation and attention to every detail is exceptional. They are fun and easy to work with and have expressed our company’s values perfectly!

Dr. Stephanie Matulle, Owner, Ally Tax & Accounting

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Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity
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Historic image of The Waters building

Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

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This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

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Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity
Dad & Daughter Image with graphic "You deserve a stress free summer"AAA Iconography

Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

AAA Liner Replacements logo and social media ads

Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

AAA Collateral & FolderAAA Website designAAA truck decal

This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

Quotation Marks

We needed an identity to match our level of expertise & professionalism and Quill was the perfect team for the job. Most pool liner companies have the same old-school approach when it comes to branding & design, but Quill was able to breathe some fresh air on to this outdated, industry-standard style. From the clean, calming color palette, a creative new logo and unique website design, to our awesome new work vans, Quill gave us the exquisite “glow-up” we have been dreaming of for a long time.

Brittany Thurman, Assistant Director, AAA Liner Replacements

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Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity
Oshkosh Aviation Business Park aerial view
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Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

Become a part of Oshkosh's Aviation Story and business card design

Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

Oshkosh Aviation on Park logo and iconography

This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

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Quotation Marks

The Quill team was excellent to work with on our branding project. We were starting from scratch with no existing identity, but also had multiple stakeholders with vested interest which could have complicated the process. Ryan and the team were able to listen to our needs, research the limited examples in the market, and create something that reflected our asset. I greatly appreciated their ability to work with our project manager to keep things moving, but also the ability to present to the greater committee for feedback and approvals.

TRICIA RATHERMEL, PRESIDENT & CEO, GREATER OSHKOSH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

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Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity
Staying Alive Campaign logo

Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

Staying Alive Campaign strategy behind the logo conceptStaying Alive Campaign website

Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

Staying Alive campaign banner

This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

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Quotation Marks

The Quill team took our many ideas of what we wanted the campaign logo to portray, creating an easily recognizable look and message. At each step along the way, I knew that Ryan and his team were available to answer any questions we had.

Liz jansen, foundation director, mercy health foundation

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Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity
FOCUS Stage event"My daughter would have turned four today"

Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

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No distractions, stay focused

Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

FOCUS staged event

This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

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Quotation Marks

From initial concept discussions through creative brief and end product the team at Quill was responsive, receptive and thorough.

Kathi Hegranes, Injury Prevention & Outreach Coordinator, ThedaCare

Quotation Marks

Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity
Come drink with us

Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

Gabe's logoGabe's logo lockups

This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

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Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity
Inspection Services of Wisconsin's logo

Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

Inspection Services of Wisconsin's card and iconography set

Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

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This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

Quotation Marks

The team at Quill Creative was invested in my visual identity design from the moment I contacted them. Taking time to understand ISW and my vision was their first concern. The remainder of the process was timely, fluid and incorporated my feedback, and each team member I met was engaged with the product/concept they were delivering to me. I'm thrilled with the final results of ISW's updated Visual Identity brand.

Tom beatty, owner

Quotation Marks

Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity
Pillars signage on road

Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

Pillars color palette

Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

Pillars logo lockups

This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

Pillars website
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Quotation Marks

The Quill team was creative, professional, and they clearly understood the bigger picture of our merger and rebrand. They adapted well to a changing environment and were solid partners with us on this project.

JOE MAUTHE, Executive Director

Quotation Marks

Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity
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Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

Allsource logo and business cards

Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

Allsource Product bucket and product tips sheetAllsource truck wrap

This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

Allsource app designAllsource product brochureAllsource tradeshow booth

Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity
Harry Miller historical image with signature gifHarry Miller Companies 100 Year emblem

Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

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Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

Current laundry solutions from a company with historical valuesHarry Miller Company logo lockupsHarry Miller Companies branded collateral examples

This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

Harry Miller Companies vehicle wrap
Quotation Marks

Over the last year I've had the pleasure of working with Quill Creative Services to refresh the brand of my family's business which is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2021. On a scale of 100 for expectations I’d humbly give Quill a score of 200… The discovery, creative and implementation stages could not have gone smoother from my perspective as your typical/busy business owner. Quill invested the time to truly understand my company's history, personality, character, products, services and most importantly our customer base.  The end product has taken our brand to a level that I frankly believe to be genius.

Matt MIller, PRESIDENT, HARRY MILLER COMPANIES

Quotation Marks

Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity
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Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

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This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

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Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity
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Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

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Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

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This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

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Our work is about community and connection. We needed a name and brand that was inviting and memorable. Quill helped us achieve both. We love working with Quill and highly recommend them to others.

Samantha Hilker, Community Health Strategist, Breakwater

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Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity
House of Flowers Made in Oshkosh, Wisconsin floral paper

Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

House of Flowers business cards.

Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

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This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

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Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity
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Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

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Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

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This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

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Working with Quill on our annual report always leaves us with a compelling and impactful piece that helps tell our story and illustrate how we are living out our mission. We are always excited to share the finished product with our donors and partners.

Lisa Endl, Director of Communications, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin

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Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
CATEGORY
Brand Identity
Craft Coating logo

Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

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Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

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This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

Craft Coating social media graphics

This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

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Quill did a terrific job for us at Craft Coating! They helped with everything from our name, logo and branding. I would highly recommend using them.

Aaron Johnson, President, Craft Coating

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Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity
Oshkosh Corporation Safer At Six logo animationOshkosh Corporation Safer At Six - person wearing mask at desk

Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

Oshkosh Corporation Safer At Six elevator signage

Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

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This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

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This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity

Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

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Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

Good Foods brand guide cover & pages

This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

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This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

Quotation Marks

The Quill team did a great job translating years of historical knowledge and evolving design systems to develop our Brand Guide, which has become a great resource tool for our company and our partners. They are great listeners and great partners who worked tirelessly to complete this big project and we highly recommend Quill Creative.

Mandy Bottomlee, Director of Content Marketing, Good Foods

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Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity
Junior's Boot Wax Ad - Natural Formula, Protects any type of leather
Junior's Boot Wax - Clarence Gereau signature.

Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

Junior's Boot Wax tin packaging design

Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

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This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

Junior's Boot Wax logo animation

Sturgeon Spirits Identity

Sturgeon Spirits in Oshkosh Wisconsin’s newest craft distillery. Aimed for enthusiasts of quality spirits and pride-filled local subject matter, we worked to develop a brand identity that balances a premium product experience and a unique look at something you can only experience in Wisconsin; Sturgeon spearing.
Client
Sturgeon Spirits
Release
June 2022
Category
Brand Identity
Girl in pool in a floaty with oranges on her eyesGIF of LinerWorld logo

Calling home on the Lake Winnebago system is a unique winter tradition. For two weeks in February, people drive onto the ice, cut refrigerator-sized holes, and patiently wait for lake sturgeon to swim by. Wisconsinites have been celebrating the tradition of sturgeon spearing for decades and provides a perfect subject matter to pair with a craft distillery. 

It’s been decades since Oshkosh had a distillery to call its own and in 2022, a local college professor with passion for distilling chose a location and decided to bring his talents to the public. Our challenge was to leverage the unique tradition of sturgeon spearing and apply it to a spirited brand experience.

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Following research and strategic planning, a brand identity was established by combining positioning, voice and visuals to be authentically unique. The voice, tone and essence of the brand feels familiar to locals and is thought provoking for visitors. With such a unique subject matter, the experience comes to life in a way that’s equally educational and captivating.

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This brand identity solution provides foundational strength and will be the framework for packaging, marketing, promotions and overall customer experience for years to come. With an eager community buzzing to have a craft distillery in town, Sturgeon Spirits will be opening in the fall of 2022 following the construction of their distillery and tasting room. Once the doors open, people will experience an interweaved story of local distilling and experiences that show everyone what it means to have the sturgeon spirit.

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We have had an incredible response from our customers since rebranding with Quill. The entire rebranding process was fun and exciting and really opened the door to getting our company to the next level. In addition to increased revenue, Quill’s creative strategy beautifully rejuvenated our look and feel and helped us educate and inspire our customer base. Their team is full of talented true creatives, and we really look forward to future projects together.

Brittany THurman, creative director, linerworld

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