Alliteration Inspiration: Dairy & Drop Caps

Alliteration Inspiration is a weekly column featuring the top twenty pieces of visual inspiration based on two random alliterative themes. This week’s thematic combo: dairy & drop caps.

Dairy

If my ‘B’ in high school anatomy class serves me, I do believe it’s the mouse-clicking finger bone that’s connected to the design bone, and there’s nothing like a little calcium-rich dairy to keep those bones strong. Milk these ten pieces of udder design perfection for all they’re worth and you’ll have inspiration till the cows come home.

Judith Carnaby / Gift cards - The Dairy

Judith Carnaby / Gift cards – The Dairy

Mary Kate McDevitt / Hand lettering

Mary Kate McDevitt / Hand lettering

Galima Akhmetzyanova & Pavla Chuykina / Packaging concept - Captain John Cheese

Galima Akhmetzyanova & Pavla Chuykina / Packaging concept – Captain John Cheese

Marco Goran Romano / Illustration - Wired Italia

Marco Goran Romano / Illustration – Wired Italia

Rachel Ventura / Packaging concept - Milk Maid

Rachel Ventura / Packaging concept – Milk Maid Organic Dairy

Elizabeth Tyler / Branding

Elizabeth Tyrer / Branding – Poppy’s Dairy

Mircea Bucsa / Logo - Cowbell Technologies

Mircea Bucsa / Logo – Cowbell Technologies

Zornitsa Dimitrova / Packaging concept - Moo Milk

Zornitsa Dimitrova / Packaging concept – Moo Milk

Matt Delbridge / Logo concept - Chobani

Matt Delbridge / Logo concept – Chobani

Luke Klenske / Illustration & packaging concept - Fields

Luke Klenske / Illustration & packaging concept – Fields

Drop caps

While the truly ornate drop caps of yore are somewhat of a lost art, today’s newspapers, designers and even Spongebob are doing their best to keep them alive in the 21st century. The ten specimen below are sure to drop some knowledge on your noggin’.