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 find a design for logos, packaging, websites etc. You can find out more about how it works here.

The designers from 99Designs have collaborated to write an article where they predict the 10 top packaging design trends for 2021. Overall, the trend is a move away from commercial-style packaging and a move towards packaging design that looks more like art. The top ten trends they predict are as follows:

1. Tiny Illustrated Patterns to Reveal What’s Inside


2. Authentic Vintage Unboxing Experience

boxes with vintage design

3. Simple Geometric and Bold Style

carton with geometric design

4. Packaging that looks like fine art

carton with art carton with oil painting style carton - fine art desing

5. Technical and Anatomical Ink Drawings

anatomical ink drawings carton design ink drawing carton style

6. Irregular colour blocks

colour block carton style carton with irregular colour block

7. Product Name in a Strong, Bold Style

carton design with bold product name

8. Picture-Perfect Symmetry

symmetrical carton design

9. Story-driven packaging

story telling on carton design

10. Single-colour, solid overall packaging design

one colour carton design

Read the original article here.