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Posts Tagged ‘Packaging’

Creative Packaging: Excellent Designs of Paper Bags and Boxes

December 28, 2014  |  Samples  |  , , , , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

UPDATE: This post was originally published on June 15, 2011. We’ve updated the list and added new designs. Enjoy, Creatives!   With the world suffering now from global warming, most retail stores have replaced plastic bags with paper-based packaging. Paper bags and boxes are now being used for shopping because they’re eco-friendly, recyclable, and cheaper. Apart from their use in carrying stuff; paper bags are usually kept for future use especially when they are beautifully designed or made from durable material. Companies are now coming up with creative bags as part of their branding and it is becoming a huge trend particularly in the retail and fashion...

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Typography Thursday – Gorgeous examples of Typography in Packaging Design

June 6, 2014  |  Samples  |  , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Typography in Packaging Design should not only entice the buyer to get the product but to be delightful as well. I’m one of those designers that ends up picking the better designed product as opposed to the better one. It’s an awful habit. Here are some examples of great uses of typography in packaging design.   DESIGNED BY: PHYSICAL PIXEL   DESIGNED BY STRANGER AND STRANGER DESIGNED BY DARKOO DESIGNED BY THE COMEBACK DESIGNED BY CALEB HEISEY DESIGNED BY ALLINK DESIGNED BY HATCHSF DESIGNED BY DEVICE DESIGNED BY PEARLFISHER DESIGNED BY NEUMEISTER   If you like packaging design, so does Milton Glaser – check out...

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Milton Glaser Critiques Craft Beer Packaging Design for the New York Times

March 30, 2014  |  Samples  |  , , , , , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

What does legendary graphic designer— Milton Glaser has to say about some craft beer packaging design? Craft beer has gone a long way from it’s simple roots of being brewed inside basements and garages to a booming industry and not to mention a full blown art form. There are even websites dedicated to the amazing craft beer packaging design. One website we love is Oh Beautiful Beer. With so many inspiring craft beer packaging design around the web we gasp in delight after learning that acclaimed graphic designer, Milton Glaser shared a few notes about beer packaging. Together with the New York...

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You! be Inspired — Vintage Fireworks Packaging

July 6, 2013  |  Samples  |  , , ,  |  Comments Off

Independence day is never complete without a stunning show of fireworks. That is why for this special day we are going back in time and check out some really cool and amazing packaging design for fireworks! No Independence Day celebration would be complete without a spectacular firework show. Fireworks has been around since the ancient days and to this day no big event concludes without a proper bang. Going back to history, the first commemorative Independence Day fireworks was set off on July 4 of 1777.  It was John Adam’s idea to commemorate Independence Day with fireworks as part of the...

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Create Print-Ready Packaging For a Video Game – Tuts+ Premium Tutorial

April 25, 2013  |  Photoshop  |  , , , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

If you have ever wanted to create packaging for video games, this Tuts+ Premium tutorial by Mark Mayers will teach you all you need to know. This tutorial will walk you through the entire process of producing an inlay card and DVD surface print design. As far as techniques go, you’ll use InDesign, Illustrator as well as Photoshop to create error-free, printer-friendly artwork. You’ll also discover how to transform a two-dimensional design into an impressive three-dimensional mock-up. This tutorial is available exclusively to Tuts+ Premium Members. If you are looking to take your print design skills to the next level...

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