Wishkah River Distillery logo design

Something in the way - Wishkah River Distillery [Work]

21 Jan 2016

Those of you Kurt Cobain* fans might think we’re referencing the song on Nirvana’s album “Nevermind,” but something else is making its way into many popular Puget Sound area stores and restaurants – Wishkah River Distillery’s ultra-premium, hand-crafted vodka, gin and whiskey.

Grays Harbor from State of Washington Department of Ecology

Grays Harbor from State of Washington Department of Ecology


We had the opportunity to create the logo for Wishkah River Distillery to better reflect the craft distiller’s new ownership. Our job was to balance the grittiness of Grays Harbor with their premium, hand-crafted spirits.


Which one do you think they chose?

Americana: inspired by a classic American roadside stop

Pride of place: tips hat to Grays Harbor logging heritage

Working man: an illustration of a real working man in the Wishkah River, carrying a carboy


Wishkah River Distillery's hand-crafted, ultra-premium spirits can be found in many popular area stores and restaurants or visit their tasting room in Aberdeen. Find out if you guessed right by heading to their site here

*For those of you who aren’t well-versed in the fine points about Kurt Cobain, the song “Something in the Way” has often been reported to be about a time when Kurt was homeless, living under the Wishkah River Bridge.

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