It's awards competition season! Are you a package printer, designer or brand expert? Well, here is an opportunity to strut your stuff in June and get recognized for great work at these 4 awesome packaging competitions! 4 competitions to enter in June 2017: Click on the links to learn more about each competition (please do … Continue reading Get ready to enter 4 package printing competitions in June!
Does your company market and sell a food or beverage product? Then you know that the first moment of consumer engagement with your line extension or new product is likely taking place on mobile devices, not in-store. How are you and your team responded to this game changer? When launching a new brand or line … Continue reading Social media packaging – clear and simple
When a product package has stopping-power it stands out. Consumers pick it up. Read it. Turn it over. Put it in their shopping cart. Stopping-power is the holy grail of package design. It happens when compelling and thoughtful design collides with consumer emotions. More often than not, a product package's ability to stop-and-hold consumers is directly … Continue reading How to get your brand in their hands!
Sensory print effects help brands and packages stand out and get noticed by consumers! For your next new product launch or refresh, consider investing in technologies such as wet look, holographic foil, effect varnish and intelligent packaging features, to name a few. Designed strategically into your art work, sensory embellishments can assist in consumer recall … Continue reading Does your package design need a refresh?
Hi Marketer! No one knows your new product better than you. For best results, give your package designer and structural engineer a thoughtful creative brief early in the product development process. Packaging plays a big role in enabling repeat purchase and is often designed last, on a short timeline. The result? Same old structure. … Continue reading How to think differently about packaging structure
I don't usually enter design contests, but this one is special and right up my alley. I've entered a wine label design in Wine Collective's wine label design contest! They are hosting the contest to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday on a Konzelmann Estate Winery label. (Niagara Ontario Canada) Here is the wine label design I … Continue reading Cheers to #Canada150
Hi brand team! Do you have a package design project underway or coming down the pipe? Yes! Awesome, let's innovate! In this blog, I share 3 tips to help you on your journey to efficient and thoughtful package design & development. Helpful ideas that you can use right now! Ready? Ok, lets get your brand … Continue reading 3 useful package design tips