5 PACKAGING DESIGN TRENDS 2017

Grasping the dynamics of the global market is crucial to any innovation or design initiative. When consumers’ fundamental needs are considered before the creative process begins, the end result offers desire through beauty, function and relevance. Knowing what makes consumers tick, and how the industry is evolving, will help you kick off the creation of…

Cosmetics concept created by Funky Business

Branding agency Funky Business® created new brand line concept of premium cosmetics. “Microme Cosmetics are innovative solution in the field of molecular makeup. Natural ingredients and the latest scientific developments allowed to create safe and effective solution for rejuvenating and skin protection. Product line consists of three well-developed positions helping to get a full range…

Dental care products designed by Daniela Cardona

Let me introduce a new talent on the design scene. Daniela Cardona, born and raised in Bogota, Colombia. She has designed these dental care products for Crest. Daniela moved to Pasadena, California in 2012 to pursue her dream of becoming a product designer. She is currently living in Los Angeles, CA after completing her B.S in Product…

Rewined Soap Packaging

Rewined is now introducing a new product. Stitch Design Co. designed packaging for their collection of subtly scented soaps. The packaging pulls from the core design elements of the candle packaging to seamlessly connect this new product to the brand. Letterpressed wood veneer wraps, color coded wax seals and signatures on each bar are just a few of those…

By Kristina de Verdier On 10 January, 2017 In , , , ,

Chilly’s Bottles

Are we ready to change our habits, and reuse one really good bottle, instead of throwing away tons of plastic? The Chilly’s Bottle is a reusable bottle that can keep your water ice cold for up to 24 hours. Chilly’s mission is to accelerate the adoption and everyday use of reusable products. They aim to do this through…

New material – Paptic

Andrew Dent, vice president of library and materials research at Material ConneXion presents 11 exciting new materials designers should watch, for the web magazine Fast Company. Blurring the line between paper and plastic, Paptic is a new material that is easy to print on, easy to recycle, and perfect for packaging. “It might not change…

Midsummer Tea

I’m very happy to present this neat tea packaging, designed by talented Markus Grudeborn, a good friend and design colleague. Markus runs his studio Color Clouds based in Malmö, Sweden. “Midsummer Tea is a brand new tea label that blends premium Asian tea with natural ingredients handpicked in the Scandinavian forests. Four different blends are on offer, each corresponding…

By Kristina de Verdier On 10 October, 2016 In , , ,

Blossa 2016

  A tribute to the Swedish forest. This year Blossa traveled to northern Sweden to find inspiration for the popular annual mulled wine. An often forgotten berry has been rediscovered and got the lead role, crowberry. Blossa 2016 is characterized by classic mulled spices together with fresh acid from crowberry, round sweetness from birch sap and a light smokiness….

3D-printed Algae packaging

  Designed by Martina Green. “One third of all plastic produced is used for packaging. Plastic has great packaging qualities, but there is an imbalance between the lifetime of products (hundreds of years) and the actual time of utilization (a few minutes). Plastic packaging generates large amounts of waste that never really disappear. The plastic
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Circular Economy of Packaging

The Ambalaj Contributor Sofia Erixson has been digging into the circular economy thinking, and deals with what it means to the world of packaging. – We need to rethink the concept of waste! In the future we are all facing a growing population and increasing pressure on natural resources due to the ever-increasing demand for…

Water-Soluble Package made of soap

  Designed by Gyro. To protect at-risk babies from hypothermia and germs, we created the “Bennison Baby Care Wear” package. Inside, it contains one donated pajama. Each pajama is wrapped in a package made entirely of water-soluble, nontoxic, biodegradable soap paper. Even the ink used is 100% washable and child-safe. All it takes is a…

Acne redefines the beer category

  Daniel Noah Sheikh, currently based in Berlin, has been spending two years creating his own lager label, Noam. Collaborating with one of the world’s most innovative brewing laboratories, Noam brings the values behind traditional bavarian craftsmanship into the 21st century. Thereby defining a new benchmark for the art of contemporary beers, positioning the beer next…

By Kristina de Verdier On 20 April, 2016 In , , , ,

Muti Care by Mirko Borsche

MUTI skincare. Developed, designed and manufactured in Munich, together with Mirko Borsche. The uniqueness of MUTI products is their simplicity and intelligent design. The MUTI experience consists of three moments. 1. Design: The reduced packaging design and the colour markings help in regards to choosing personal products. 2. Clarity: A small number of highly efficient products fulfil the main requirements in…

By Kristina de Verdier On 20 April, 2016 In , , , ,

Water bottle made of algae by Ari Jansson from Iceland

People throw away billions of plastic bottles every year and that’s a problem because it takes plastic around 450 years to decompose, which is kind of a long time. Ari Jónsson is a product design student who studies at the Icelandic Academy of Arts. Recently he came up with a way to create a completely biodegradable water…

Meon by Beatrice Menis & Anna Johansson

Designed by Beatrice Menis & Anna Johansson. This project was born from a one-day-only creative exercise. The idea was to keep it as creative as possible in a short amount of time; we had to come up with a concept and bring it to live: that’s how Meon was born. What is Meon? It’s a brand for neon…

By Kristina de Verdier On 10 November, 2015 In , , ,