January 2010

30 creative Packaging Designs for inspiration.

First impressions are the best impressions. No matter how good the product is, if the packaging is dull and poor then that will put you away from sales. So clever and creative packaging design plays a major role in selling any product, and GraphicAlerts showcases 30 beauties.

Lovely Package.

LovelyPackage is a leading source for the very best that package design has to offer. You can even jump onboard and become an editor.

Great Typographic Product Design.

Does it ever happen that you walk into the store and snoop around for whatever you’re looking for and end up getting the one with the sweetest packaging? It certainly helps OcularHarmony decide, especially when it’s a small company that really puts a lot into their identity. Here’s some inspiration to those who dig sweet product design.

50 Packaging Designs that pack a punch.

Consumers generally tend to automatically go for a product where the packaging is most intriguing or appealing. Designers are now thinking outside of the box to make their products stand out from the crowd. Pelfusion has picked 50 of the best packaging designs they’ve seen, that stand out and make you want to grab the product.

The use of Character Design in Packaging.

The existence of nice character design makes packaging feel more alive and much more fun. It can also turn plain and boring packaging in to new collectible items for the customers. Since character design is great and useful, let’s learn from some of these examples of nice character design in packaging at CircleBox.

December 2009

Another 25 inspirational Package Designs.

Designers can get inspiration from just about anywhere, including well-designed product packaging. In this post, Designm.ag features 25 product designs from the Behance Network. They just keep coming, and we keep looking.

Creative Industrial Products Package Designs.

Packaging is the science, art and technology of enclosing or protecting products for distribution, storage, sale, and use. Packaging contains, protects, preserves, transports, informs, and sells. DjDesignerLab has collected a showcase of over 60 package designs for industrial products for your inspiration.

Angry Consumer Packaging!

You bet! It’s that time of year and consumers are on the warpath more than usual. Its one thing to antagonize a consumer with your packaging, it’s another to solve the problem. Solving packaging problems makes happy consumers. This year there are three basic categories of angry consumers about packaging. You’ll find them at PackagingUniversity.

Vintage Condom packaging.

As long as Lifelounge has been aware of them, condom packaging design has always been synonymous with cheesy soft-porn/mills&boon style imagery of a couple mid-embrace or a half naked woman in a provocative pose. They’re generally very poor design pieces and he’s never really given it much thought until he came across a collection of images of condom package tins from between the 30s and 50s (yes grandma and grandpa used condoms too). Some beautiful and sometimes amusing uses of type, illustration colour and design.

Ultra-creative Packaging Designs from DeviantArt.

For anyone who hasn’t browsed through DeviantArt yet, you are missing out on a lot of creative inspiration. SpyreStudios knows them well and has collected the 25 packaging designs he liked the most. Great stuff!