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Packaging Design Trends 2019

What Will Packaging Design Look Like in 2019? Graphic Designer, Martis Lupus (from 99designs.ie) predicts the big trends in design in 2019. 1. Minimalism continues to be the dominant trend, as brands try to be more transparent and open with their consumers. The minimalist design strips away fussy design elements and allows one or two […]

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Monday, December 17th, 2018

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Stunning “Clutch Handbag” made of Cartonboard

“Handbag” made from Carton for Liquorice Sweets Is this an exclusive, branded leather-look clutch bag? No, it’s a carton. This is a stunning example of the endless possibilities of creative carton design. Carton Design for Maximum Impact in New Retail Channels The stunning “clutch handbag” made from carton board for the liquorice manufacturer Kouvolan Lakritsi. […]

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Monday, November 26th, 2018

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4 Reasons Not to Update Your Packaging Design

Packaging Design – When to Resist Pressure to Change the Design This is a very interesting article written by an Australian packaging designer at Jam & Co, a Sydney-based design agency. The author discusses how his clients often rush into re-designing their packaging for all the wrong reasons. He gives 4 scenarios where brands feel […]

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Monday, November 26th, 2018

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Organic Meat Producers New Sleeve Design

A New Carton Design for Organic Meat Producers This is an article from the Dieline blog about the design of sleeves for an award-winning, traditional, organic farm, Roam and Relish who decided to start selling charcuterie and needed a design that would reflect the premium quality and the attention to animal welfare. They asked Cornwall-based […]

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Thursday, September 27th, 2018

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7 New Packaging Design Technologies

In this article from www.thedieline.com,  Danielle Sauvé discusses seven new emerging technologies that can help improve your efficiency and transform your packaging value chain right now. Below we have summarised the article. What Can Packaging Technology Do For You? If your carton and sleeve design process is the same as ten years ago, it’s time […]

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Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

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Elegant 2 colour cartons

Two colour carton designs Is it worth investing in creating colourful packaging? Does a very colourful packaging design automatically mean it will be more eye-catching and effective than a less expensive 2 colour item of packaging? Will a 1 or 2 colour carton or sleeve design create an image of a low-cost, “bottom of the […]

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Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

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The Psychology of Colour in Food Packaging

Over 90% of consumers make snap judgements of products based on the colour of packaging alone according to an article on the Packaging Innovation website. Red, for example, more than any other colour stimulates consumers appetites. In this article, the effects of various packaging colours on consumer’s perception is explored. In this article, the effects […]

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Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

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Luxury Skin Care Packaging Wins Gold Design Award.

Sapelo Skin Care Wins US Graphic Design Award The gorgeous cartons from the luxury, cosmetic brand, Sapleo were showcased in a recent article on the beautypackaging.com website. According to their website, the US Sapelo brand makes cosmetics that are from mainly natural ingredients and can rejuvenate the skin without causing injury to it. Graphic Design […]

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Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

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Designing Packaging for Online Consumers – Tips

Packaging for eCommerce Products , As consumers buy an increasing amount of their shopping online, businesses must adapt their packaging to take account of this rise in online purchasing. This article gives 3 tips for designing packaging for online consumers. This article on the Packaging Innovation website states buying online is a “leap of faith” […]

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Monday, May 21st, 2018

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Posh Pooch Poop Cartons!

Eye-catching Cartons for Dog Waste Bags However cute your pet pooch is, cleaning up after them is nobody’s idea of fun. In an article on the Dieline website, the Canadian pet supplies company, Modern Kanine new cartons are shown. The new designs have revolutionised the “poop bag” market by creating an elegant and eye-catching carton […]

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Monday, May 21st, 2018

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