Packaging Design Trends for 2021

What will be the dominant design trends in 2021? In this post, we summarise the 10 key trends, based on an article from the 99Designs website and show some examples of these designs. Who are 99Designs? is a global creative platform that makes it easy for clients and designers to work together online to […]

Monday, December 14th, 2020


Food and Beverage Packaging Design Trends 2020

In a recent article on the Packaging Digest website, the designers outlined the key trends they expect to dominate food and beverage packaging design in 2020. Metamorphoses As the name suggests, this is a design technique where one design element “morphs” into another. These designs create interest by surprising the viewer as, for example, a […]

Monday, March 30th, 2020


5 Packaging Trends of 2020

An article on the website reported on the 5 key trends they expect to see emerge or continue to grow in 2020. Below we have summarised the article. The Sustainability Trend in Packaging The sustainability trend continues to grow as more Gen Z  and Millennials join the workforce. New aspects of sustainability have developed […]

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020


Pantone Colour of the Year 2019

An article on the JohnsByrne website discusses the 2019 Pantone Colour of the Year as chosen by the Pantone Colour Institute. Below we summarise this article.   Who is the Pantone Colour Institute? The Pantone Colour Institute helps companies make informed decisions about colour for their brands or products. This includes colour trend forecasting, brand […]

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019


Packaging Trends for Sweets and Snacks 2018

The US National Confectioners’ Association’s 2018 Sweets & Snacks Expo took place in Chicago recently. Over 800 manufacturers displayed their products. Nearly 18,000 industry professionals from more than 90 countries are reported to have visited the Expo. An article by Jennifer Spinner in Packaging Digest reported on the 10 new sweet and snack packaging trends […]


Tuesday, June 26th, 2018


Predicted Packaging Trends for 2018

Trends in Packaging 2018 Mintel are a leading London based research agency and this article is what they predict will the 5 leading trends for packaging in 2018 based on their research. Below we have summarised the report. Packaged Planet Until now consumers viewed packaging of the products they purchased as a waste item to […]

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Tuesday, January 16th, 2018


Packaging Design Trends for 2018.

Carton and Sleeve Design Trends in 2018 In this article by graphic designer Martis Lupus on, the author discusses the 10 predicted packaging design trends for 2018. We have summarised the key points from article below. Simplicity The first trend is simplicity or a minimalist design type. The author suggests that if you can […]

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Tuesday, December 12th, 2017


Mintel Global Packaging Trends 2017

Emerging Packaging Trends of 2017 This article is a report from on five emerging trends in packaging. Mintel is a leading market research and intelligence agency. The report looks at how these trends are affecting companies’ brands, consumers, retailers and packaging producers in 2017. Some Packaging Facts One third of US adults noted that […]

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Tuesday, July 11th, 2017