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Packaging design

There is more to packaging design than simply putting items in a box with a name on it. We feature great packaging design in here very often.

June 26, 2019
Minimalist Packaging Design for Alex Carro
Minimalist Packaging Design for Alex Carro

To design their new line of products, Alex Carro, a Barcelona-based skincare brand, hired graphic designer Malva Sawada and art director Andrew Trotter. The duo went for a minimalist design with beautiful use of white space and typography. My personal favorite is the skincare set that you can see on the first image in this […]

April 23, 2019
10 Great Examples of Sustainable Food Packaging
10 Great Examples of Sustainable Food Packaging

The compulsory environment-friendly food packaging will soon come into effect in each and every country. Checkout 10 best examples of innovative and sustainable food packaging.

November 23, 2017
When design goes wrong: 10 wonderful design fails
When design goes wrong: 10 wonderful design fails

The easiest way to demonstrate the purpose of design is maybe the absurd way. Good design isn’t always spectacular, while bad design will show you exactly what parts of the work the designer is paid for. Here are 10 examples of design fails that will make you smile. 1. Fashion Fart When using a capital […]

July 2, 2017
Elegant and clever packaging design for Japanese Maekake aprons
Elegant and clever packaging design for Japanese Maekake aprons

In many Japanese stores like rice or miso shops, you could find that the people working traditionally wear a special type of apron, these are called Maekake. For their apron packaging, Anything, a company established in Japan, hired Nosigner to design a creative packaging. The designers made a tremendous job of creating a reference to […]

May 18, 2017
The Psychology Behind Product Packaging
The Psychology Behind Product Packaging

The old saying “Don’t judge a book by its cover” applies to packaged goods as well. Just because a product has an attractive package doesn’t automatically mean it will be a good product. Still, brands need to entice consumers to try their product in the first place, and one way to do this is through […]

May 8, 2017
Gorgeous packaging for Marais Piano cakes
Gorgeous packaging for Marais Piano cakes

To package their cakes, Marais called Kazuaki Kawahara, a Japanese designer. The designer went for a design that requires to package each cake individually, which is not the most eco-friendly choice. It does however allow for a very cool packaging concept that plays with the keyboard design.

October 9, 2016
CS Electric’s brand identity merges their products with insects
CS Electric’s brand identity merges their products with insects

To create this lovely branding for CS Electric, Belarus-based graphic designer Angelina Pischikova worked with illustrator Anna Orlovskaya. They took their inspiration from old physics books and their very detailed illustrations to build a new kind of electric insects. The result is both poetic and efficient, with a clear, minimalist use of white space and type.

June 21, 2016
Artistic packaging for Marou chocolate
Artistic packaging for Marou chocolate

The National Gallery of Singapore teamed up with a Vietnamese chocolate brand, Marou, to create a limited edition of packaging. The design studio, Rice Creative, was commissionned with the task of creating an artistic package that would make a bridge between Singapore and Vietnam. For that purpose, the designers worked with traditional Vietnamese printing studios and […]

May 2, 2016
100% non-organic milk packaging
100% non-organic milk packaging

I don’t know where this picture was taken, I found it on the r/crappydesign sub-reddit. I found it was the perfect example of how bad handling of small design details could become a disaster. In this case, it wouldn’t take much to improve it and turn it into a normal package design (although it would […]

April 4, 2016
#votechocolate
#votechocolate

These limited edition chocolate bars were designed by Design Army just for fun. The creative agency did a graphic take on US political parties and designed chocolate packages for each political movement. They even went further than this and worked with the chocolate makers to have a specific flavor for each party. Although it’s a concept […]

March 22, 2016
Creative pasta packaging design concept by Nikita Konkin
Creative pasta packaging design concept by Nikita Konkin

Russian graphic designer Nikita Konkin shared this packaging design concept on Behance without any comment to go with it. The pictures speak for themselves, so we’ll just enjoy the more minimalist approach to pasta packaging, a good way to stand out among products that usually feature simple but poor design. The main feature in Konkin’s […]

January 5, 2016
10 creative and well-designed packaging designs
10 creative and well-designed packaging designs

A look at some well-designed packaging to inspire you. Some are just concepts, but definitly deserve to be featured here. 1. Harry’s razor & blade Minimalist and elegant design (I love the H’ logo) with simple high-contrast colors and a cool closing system. Design by Harry’s. 2. Happy eggs A concept for egg packaging, experimenting […]

December 17, 2015
Elegant packaging for Vitra furniture, 2016 edition
Elegant packaging for Vitra furniture, 2016 edition

If you know Vitra, you know that the company doesn’t mess around when it comes to design. The Swiss furniture company holds the license for a large selection of Herman Miller’s products, among other things. They that stylish items need to be packaged with class, or they’ll lose some of their magic at sale. For ensuring […]

October 18, 2015
Studio Trip creates gorgeous wine labels
Studio Trip creates gorgeous wine labels

For freelancers and designers, one of the easiest ways to get a name out there is to specialize in a specific type of designs. Studio Trip, an award-winning agency from Argentina, has a name in the field of wine label design. The design team, that started with Miguel Angel Quiroga and Matias Basoalto, creates beautiful labels that […]

October 12, 2015
Creative packagings for your inspiration
Creative packagings for your inspiration

Packaging design is a quite specific field in the graphic design industry. Your 2D designs are taken a step closer to 3D, and it’s the closest you could get to product design while still doing graphic design. Here are a few examples of creative packagings that make the best of it. 1 – Philips energy saving […]