Category: Packaging

LiveSurface Context

LiveSurface Context

An Adobe Illustrator plugin that renders your flat artwork in seconds.

Self-filling water bottle

Namib Desert beetle

“Our initial prototype will collect anywhere from half a litre of water to three litres per hour.”

From the reader #14

Vincent Kohler wood cuts

Artist Vincent Kohler shows the different pieces of wood that are cut from a log.

From the reader #9

Pencil calendar

Mytton Williams reminisce about their past self-promotional work.

What convicts can teach us about branding

Raw salmon fillet

What they did was terrible, dishonest and wonderfully entertaining. But what it teaches us is the incomparable value of good branding and design.

Canned air

Canned air

This air from Prague circulated recently, making me wonder who else has designed canned air packaging.

Smirnoff Caipiroska packaging

Smirnoff Caipiroska packaging design

This promotional packaging for Smirnoff Caipiroska by JWT Brasil caught my eye.

How to package elastic bands

Elastic band packaging

The stronger the band, the more the box is squeezed.

Universal wrapping paper

universal wrapping paper

Here’s an idea I thought was worth sharing — universal wrapping paper.

Show me the macaroni

Macaroni & Cheese box design

Not to every designer’s taste, I’m sure, but a relevant example of how where food packaging is concerned, there are more factors at play than style alone.

Minimalism in packaging design

downgraded brands?

An interesting project from the folk at Antrepo, taking a few examples of product packaging and stripping them back to the bare bones. It’s titled a minimalist effect in a maximalist market.

No Weight Gain Chocolate

chocolate packaging

Fair play to Bloomsberry & Co for a light-hearted approach to chocolate branding.

Lovely Package does alcohol

V.S.O.P. Cognac bottle label design

Inspirational work courtesy of packaging design blog Lovely Package.

New not improved

old Monster Munch packaging

Just because something is new, doesn’t mean it’s better.

FAB Creative Excellence Awards

FAB Awards

Two days left to enter 2009’s FAB Awards (Food and Beverage Creative Excellence Awards).