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Once used primarily for transporting products and storing items in attics, it seems corrugated packaging finally managed to find its way to designers’ hearts for several reasons.
Designing a cardboard box may sound easy enough, but it entails much more than you’d imagine. The perfect box does not only look great, but is also extremely practical. To make sure you don’t overlook any crucial features, this article lists the most important boxes designers need to tick (pun intended, yes).
With analog slowly but surely making way for digital, Esko is continuously exploring new tools to take digital finishing to the next level. At drupa 2016, they officially launched CorruSpeed, a tool that enables Kongsberg cutting tables to cut corrugated board at high speed without oscillating. Great news for the packaging industry? You bet! CorruSpeed […]
Imagine a world without cardboard boxes. Difficult, right? Cardboard boxes may not be a particularly hot topic of conversation, but they are an indispensable part of our everyday lives. And yet, most people know very little about them – which is a shame, because the history of cardboard boxes is actually quite interesting. Don’t believe […]
Creating an effective box design for your product means you have to put yourself in the position of the consumer and try to come up with an appealing design. That’s easier said than done of course. That’s why we want to offer you a helping hand by giving you 5 tips to improve your custom […]
Corrugated cardboard is the packing material of choice for many brands and industries. Its high-tech construction ensures the material can carry a wide range of weights, protects against moisture and provides sustainable packaging solutions. Furthermore, corrugated cardboard is highly customizable and very cost-effective. Let’s delve a little deeper into the world of corrugated cardboard and […]
Two American undergrad students have stunned the packaging world by revolutionizing the design of the common cardboard box. The two young men claim their boxes are less wasteful, easy to handle and quick to assemble. The two now have a patent pending and are looking for manufacturing partners to commercialize their vision of the 21ste […]
We live in a world where people usually do not have much spare time: an important issue for brand marketing. Customer sometimes don’t have time to listen to or to read never-ending arguments about why some brand is better than the other. Packaging therefore becomes the only way to catch the customer’s attention!
The uses of cutting tables aren’t limited to the creation of packaging. A clever print campaign used a Kongsberg cutting table to create a display that is not only innovative, but has an impressive emotional impact as well. The ad agency Talent designed a wooden frame which was covered in printed dough. While this edible […]
‘All hands on deck!’ the designers shouted at Esko, when creating this impressive sample collection. Demonstrating the vast possibilities of Esko’s software and digital finishing solutions, the new sample box is most suitably conceived as a Pirates’ Treasure Chest. The treasure chest is not just another sample case; it stands out by its whimsy! […]
Corrugated containers offer benefits too good to ignore. Not only are they an attested alternative for wooden containers, they are better for the environment and a lot easier and faster to produce. Read more about protective packaging Production time is about ¼ of the time used to make a wooden container Approximately 12 minutes to […]