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50 Beautiful and Effective Package Designs

50 Beautiful and Effective Package Designs
When choosing one product over another, the design of the packaging probably influences your decision far more than you realize. Effective packaging design breaks away from the standard rules and conventions that we are accustomed to, giving the product a unique edge to stand out from the rest. The packaging should appeal to your target market. It’s also vital to ensure that you’re conveying the necessary information about the contents and quality of the product, while triggering the desired emotion in your customer. Here are 50 beautifully designed packages that you can draw inspiration from.

Glenn Jones / Glennz Glenn is an amazing freelance graphic designer from Auckland, New Zealand. He started his career by designing corporate identities and designs for packaging. Soon after he got pulled into designing t-shirts on Threadless and that changed his focus. He started his own tees website His illustrations perky and funny, have a look at all of them you’ll see it yourself. Glenn’s Inspiration He loves anything really. Glenn’s design process He draws everything in Adobe illustrator. Latest designs from Glenn Tags: Identities, Illustration, Package Design, T-shirt Design

Magic Folding Cubes for Babies and Toddlers | Thingamababy For my eighth birthday, I received a Yoshimoto Cube like the animated one shown at right. It’s a plastic manipulation toy held together by an ingenious placement of stickers. It, or a generic knockoff, cost about $5 in the heyday of the mechanical puzzle craze inspired by Rubik’s Cube. Today you can grab a Yoshimoto Cube for $48 at the Museum of Modern Art web shop. A toddler would destroy a Yoshimoto Cube in seconds, but it’s a nifty distraction for older kids. Today we’ll look at less versatile, but still interesting, one-piece folding cubes for babies and toddlers. To understand how regular cubes fold, check out this demo video of a Magicube, used by companies, often at conventions, as a promotional giveaway item emblazoned with custom images. And here’s a paper folding cube you can make if you’re insane [instructions]. Got the idea? Inside Out Cube by Earlyears is a fabric cube that unfolds to reveal a total of 12 sides featuring pastel animals, patterns and alphabet letters.

The 20 Best Marketing Infographics of 2012 Compelling imagery and visual design ruled marketing in 2012. Never before have pictures and images been so important for igniting engagement in your social media, email, and content marketing campaigns/strategies. With that, the popularity of infographics (information graphics) has also taken the marketing world by storm, and it’s easy to [literally] see why. Psst…Want to make an infographic of your own? Social Media:“Like Us!” How Much Time, Money Do Small Businesses Spend on Social Media? The Power of Pinterest; Internet Marketing Inc. How LinkedIn Works; InfographicLabs The ROI of Social Media – Is Social Media Marketing Effective? Blogging:12 Things to Do After You’ve Written a Blog Post; DivvyHQ Virality:The Anatomy of Going Viral; Single Grain Copywriting:15 Grammar Goofs That Make You Look Silly; Copyblogger Content Marketing:Understanding the Content Marketing Explosion; BlueGlass The Anatomy of Content Marketing; Content+ Email Marketing:Email Best Practices; eMerge Social vs. - Aurora interior decorating I've been seriously deprived of decorating and designing spaces lately, so I had to find an outlet and a way to sneak in some decor amidst the renovation madness here at my boyfriend's house! You see, ever since I left behind my apartment in downtown to finish college, I've been living like a bohemian between here and my mother's house. My precious belongings have been squirreled away in storage, garages, under beds, in closets and basically anywhere I can shove them. The bedroom doubles as an office space for both of us, but at the moment it's a hot mess and it's still in the process of "coming together." More to come as soon as things shape up, but here is a sneak peek at what I've done so far, enjoy! Catherine xoxo I've had these beautiful prints since my first apartment. Surprisingly, they both had Certificate of Authenticity stickers on the back from LIFE Picture Collection Archive in New York City. (read more here) Here is some more framed craft paper... Stunning view!

35 Brilliant Resume Designs at DzineBlog Learn how to earn $125 or more per hour as a freelancer - Click Here Looking for hosting?. We recommend MediaTemple for web hosting. Use Code MTLOVESDESIGN for 20% off There is a part 2 to this post which is called 27 More Outstanding Resume Designs Part II. A well designed resume is a great way to stand out. Resume 2009 Infographic Resume Skills & Knowledge Resume RM Brand Identity Curriculum Vitae Curriculum Vitæ – Kaache Resume Print Resume My Resume Resume Resume Creative CV My Resume curriculum vitate Creative resume Resume – v2 My resume Curriculum Vitae CV Resume Website & resume 2010 Resume Illustration for CV My Resume Resume Full Designer Resume Resume 1 Self Promotional Package Mindview Resume Resume About brantwilson Brant Wilson is a staff writer for the DesignMag network.

Magic Folding Cube Note: Information about this cube is well known. Our contribution is to give a step-by-step procedure for building it, which has been taught to young children. The supplies needed and the instructions are given below. The “magic” folding cube is made up of 8 single cubes. A description of the cube The magic cube consists of eight smaller individual cubes. Step-by-step instructions for building the cube Supplies Each person needs 8 cubic inch wooden blocks, 2-inch wide Scotch (or other) packaging tape, 24 colored dots, for example, 8 pink, 8 green, and 8 yellow; a marker; and patience! Before you start, cut sixteen one-inch-wide strips of packaging tape. We have numbered the hinges one through eight in the picture above, and the ones below. Step 1. Step 2. Step 3. Step 4. Step 5. Step 6. Step 7. Step 8. Finally, we used yellow dots to cover the top and bottom faces (with hinges 7 and 8, and with no hinges): Here are two configurations you can make: Web Page Designed by: Jayanthan Elumalai

Définition du Marketing de l'Engagement Cet article a été publié il y a 2 ans 1 mois 3 jours, il est donc possible qu’il ne soit plus à jour. Les informations proposées sont donc peut-être expirées. Ce billet est une traduction d’un article anglais de Tomi Ahonen, expert mobile international connaissant parfaitement toutes les nouveautés et les chiffres de l’industrie. Dans cet article, Tomi nous parle du Marketing de l’Engagement. J’ai significativement condensé le texte original qui est très long comme convenue avec Tomi. Voici le sommaire : Définition du Marketing de l’Engagement : Des stats choquantesLa règle du SMSNe copiez pas ce qui est haïE = MC2Alan Moore, inventeur du Marketing de l’EngagementDéfinition du Marketing de l’engagementL’interactivité n’est pas l’engagementLa viralité n’est pas l’engagementLa pub crée par les utilisateurs n’est pas l’engagementLa personnalisation n’est pas l’engagementVoilà ce qu’est le Marketing de l’Engagement Le Marketing de l’Engagement par l’exemple Des stats choquantes La règle du SMS

Make a Kegerator From Wired How-To Wiki This could be you. Photo: Jon Snyder/Wired If you're serious about cold beer, you will eventually find yourself yearning for a kegerator. Even a low-end commercial kegerator will run you $400 or more, and a nice one will be more than $600. Too busy to make your own? This page is part of a wiki anyone can edit. Video What you'll need Refrigerator Conversion kit CO2 cylinder CO2 gas (inside the canister) Screwdrivers Power drill 1⅜" and ⅞" hole saws Measuring tape Hacksaw A keg of delicious beer Some supplies Some more supplies There are kits, too Conversion kits are a great way to go because they are cheaper than buying the components separately and are easy to find online. Conversion kits come in two styles: door-mounted taps for upright fridges and towers for chest freezers and compact fridges. You can also probably get everything you need at a local homebrewer's supply store. How to proceed Step 1: Find a fridge Step 2: Drill a hole in your fridge Step 6: Mmmm...

11 Pencil Vs. Camera Images 986 653Share10.7K Born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast and now living in Belgium, Ben Heine is an amazing artist who overlaps hand-drawn works of art with photos to create stunning images. I selected eleven of his Pencil Vs. Camera images from his site, but you should check out all his awesome work if you have time. 30 Creative Resume (CV) Designs for Inspiration Some time ago we have posted an article containing information on how to correctly write a resume. The content of your resume is definitely very important, but you should also care about its looks. Remember that this is the first thing that a potential employer will see about you and a good impression is essential. Moreover if you are a designer, then your resume should definitely be as creative as your portfolio is. You cannot use your CV just like a tool to store information and showcase it to your future employers from time to time. Resume by heydani Resume by xiruxiru Rei’s Resume by Rei-pash Resume by Kyuzengi My Recent Resume by pixelprop My Resume by darthkix Resume Updated by twolapdesigns icART resume by icasialnrdy Resume by Akashrine Resume by puziah Personal Resume 2010 by heeeeman Resume by ILICarrieDoll Server Resume by rkaponm Resume by tenbiscuits Tweet

40+ Vintage and Retro Photoshop Actions 499 shares 10 Places to Get Photoshop Actions Delivering high quality images is something every designer should worry about, especially with images being such an important part of a design. Read More 1523 shares 20 Excellent Examples of Photo Manipulation Photo manipulations are fun to create and fun to look at.

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