Client: Cas Oh

Category: Editorial

We made a book. Working closely with author Cas Oh, Co-Specs contains an A-Z of recipes and histories behind the great classic cocktails. Featuring an art deco inspired hardback cover and full colour plus metallic gold the book lists the earliest printed appearance of each recipe in its original format and is substantial at 3cm thick. Co-Specs won Best Book for Arts Craftsmanship at the IPPY Awards as well as Best Debut Drinks Book at Fortnum & Mason Food & Drinks Awards (and some other gongs too). Co-Specs is available to purchase via Amazon with gift editions available via


With a final page count at over 480 a set of carefully designed grids were essential in creating clean and consistent layouts to deliver cocktail ingredients and the method of making.

United Creatives took the project from early design and concept stages which included creating a bespoke typeface, through to editing and page layout along with the latter pre-press technical processes required to deliver accurate colour, emboss and print quality.