50 Clever, Quirky and Beautiful Packaging Designs This week has been all about branding and package design. We’ve gone over some tips for creating effective packaging and taken an in-depth view of the branding histories of Coca-Cola and Pepsi to see what we could learn about the power of a good brand. Today we’ll finish off the week with a roundup of awesome packaging concepts from Behance and Packaging of the World. Clever We’ve separated the package designs into three categories: clever, quirky and beautiful. Some, like Brooklyn Fare’s cups merely contain a witty headline. Doritos Packaging Concept Munchy Seeds Brooklyn Fare Quaker Oats Vim Popcorn Dino Bite Hank Williams Jooze Zinkplaat – Mooi Besoedeling Quirky The ideas here are different from the last section in that they’re not particularly good or bad so much as they are delightfully strange. Sneaker/Shoe No.1 KAKA Caramel Corn Colier Jewelry Packaging KLOTZ Humanity Fragrance 12 Inches Southern Bells Musical Beer Doss Blockos Mount Tea Special Edition Taffy Twist Coca Cola Mystic Beautiful Birano Sony
Hajime Sorayama – “1970 – 2010″ @ Gering & Lopez Gallery Gering & Lopez Gallery sure knows how to kickstart the new year by working hard to bring a jaw-dropping exhibition with acclaimed Japanese artist Hajime Sorayama. The show “1970 – 2010″ (teased) is a tremendous display of the “four corners” of Sorayama’s illustrious style that he’s created over the past four decades. We experienced his sexy Robots & Gynoids to iconic figures in Pin Up poses to his sultry Myth & Fantasy femme fatales to his risqué erotic & fetish illustrations. The show runs until February 19th, so make an effort to stop by and catch it.
Salami CD Packaging | Fubiz? Un concept inattendu avec ce packaging de CD audio dévellopé par le studio de design Mother Eleganza pour les musiciens de Shidlas et leur nouvel album « Saliami Postmodern ». Une carte blanche du label Lowvibe à découvrir à travers plusieurs visuels dans la suite de l’article.
Amazingly Creative Packaging Designs Buying your product, after all looks do matter?. For most consumers the answer is yes! If your packaging is dull and poor that will put you away from sales. So, clever packaging designs will always play a major role in selling your product. Here are some great examples of that. Creative facebook profile picture ideas! Facebook became the toppest social website and its users are increasing daily basis. every time we are looking somthing different. This time Spicytec has brought you a big collection of Creative Facebook profile picture ideas!. You can simply download the picture and use it to your facebook account. Usually the default picture matches with these pictures. so, it will be a different you gonna make with your Facebook profile. (via)
Kiosk Voici ce studio de design anglais Kiosk qui se veut être multidisciplinaire. Son fondateur, David Bailey, auparavant senior-designer chez Designers Republic, dirige une équipe qui parvient à produire des identités de grande qualité pour leurs clients. Une sélection dans la suite. 10 Tips on How to Create Great Packaging Designs Whenever we go to grocery stores, malls, markets and any place where there are sold items, we would always see items and products sealed inside a box, a pack or whatever. These would come in various size, shapes and color. You can even easily distinguish your favourite food with just one glance because of its packaging . Wikipedia defines packaging as the science, art, and technology of enclosing or protecting products for distribution, storage, sale, and use. Packaging is relevant for it protects, preserves, and contains the product for an easy transport. 1. Image: emi56 If you want your product to be patronized by many, you can start with a creative packaging. 2. Image: DezinoGraphista Choose the color that suits the product. 3. Image: blackattack The labels should be legible and readable. 4. Image: royks You may include images in your packaging designs. 5. Image: derrickfong Choose the right image, font style, colors and design that would suit the product. Ads 6. Image: lessayno 7. 8. 9.
Useful Photoshop Tips And Tricks For Photo Retouching - Smashing Magazine Advertisement When it comes to designing in Photoshop, there is a myriad of ways one could use to achieve a certain result, especially when it comes to photo retouching. Designers use technique they are most confident as well as comfortable with, which is great because it’s always useful to peek into the workflow of our colleagues and learn new design approaches. I’ll be covering some of the useful techniques and tricks which I’ve learned from my experience. Here is a short overview of the techniques we’ll be covering: Naturally Increased Light The light of the sun creates texture. Increase light on a separate layer. Then use the brush tool with a soft brush, and hold the Alt/Option key to pick up colors from the area that you want to brighten. The blending mode “Color Dodge” creates realistic results. Simulate Infrared Images Trees and bushes should now shine in the typical white, and the sky should appear almost black. It’s almost like an infrared image. Levels Controlling Mid-Tone Contrasts
Alcohol Milk Packaging Un étonnant concept de packaging réalisé par l’artiste Jorn basé à Düsseldorf, transformant les bouteilles d’alcools, comme Jack Daniels ou Absolut Vodka, en packaging d’emballages de laits en carton. Une série intitulé « Ecohols » à découvrir dans la suite de l’article. Phenomenal Packaging Design & Inspiration Packaging might be the most important element of a product. Whether the product is a consumable good, some fancy hardware, a service, or even a website — that item might not even be touched if the package doesn’t communicate to the consumer. In this post, we’ve collected inspiring, unique, and brilliant packaging to demonstrate that good, timeless design speaks louder than words. Coffee Time Bag and Cups Yes, I am feeling like it’s time for some coffee after seeing this. Americano Black Breaking from the traditional feel, Americano Black is a much cooler design for a chilled coffee beverage. MyCuppa Tea/Coffee Genius at work in these Mug designs. PANTONE Mugs And for the more Colour savvy who won’t settle for cream-based names, W2′s got collections of PANTONE mugs to fill the void. PANTONE Universe Bag But W2 didn’t stop with mugs. Peared Here’s some wonderful branding done by Conor Hagan for the juice Peared, a combination of pear juice and other juices from an array of fruits. Wine In A Can
Timeless Beauty: Marilyn Monroe Here's a tribute to the amazing beauty that was Marilyn Monroe. Creative Packaging Designs Nowadays appealing product package design is very important for the actual product to be successful. It wasn’t like that before .. but since there are more and more producers out there offering similar products, better product design simply gets more attention. Product design is part of the marketing mix and no one should underestimate it’s importance. It’s should be already clear that today we put together a collection of cool product designs for you to get inspired. Beer Crate by Luis Luna SLICED BREAD NOTEBOOK by Burak Kaynak Concept Cell Phone ” Need” by tamer koseli Sneaker/Shoe No.1 by Society27 Vodka SAMURAI by Arthur Schreiber Faltjahr 2010 by Johann Volkmer Brooklyn Fare by Steven Jockisch Spielplan Oper Graz – corporate publishing by moodley brand identity Packaging Experiment by Petar Pavlov Sony by j Kaczmarek Karmøy Gravlaks by Audun Aas NCF STUDIO PROJECT by NCF Studio Paris 12 Inches Branding + Packaging by Clinton Duncan Sweet Content chocolate by Alexander Kalachëv Love by Luis Vega
Lovely Package® . The leading source for the very best that package design has to offer. 23 Fascinating and Forgotten Monuments from Yugoslavia Podgaric – Photograph by Jan Kempenaers Below you will find an incredible collection of photographs by Jan Kempenaers. All of the images are from his book, simply titled Spomenik. You can find the book for sale through his publisher Roma Publications or on Amazon. Details about these fascinating monuments along with a brief overview of Yugoslavia can also be found below. 2. Photograph by Jan Kempenaers 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. During the 1960s and 70s, thousands of monuments commemorating the Second World War called ‘Spomeniks’ were built throughout the former Yugoslavia; striking monumental sculptures, with an angular geometry echoing the shapes of flowers, crystals, and macro-views of viruses or DNA. In the 1980s the Spomeniks still attracted millions of visitors from the Eastern bloc; today they are largely neglected and unknown, their symbolism lost and unwanted. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. If you enjoyed this article, the Sifter highly recommends: