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Why the best wine packaging design calls for a cork screw

Why the best wine packaging design calls for a cork screw

While consumers do love their glass of wine, they won’t just settle for any old wine packaging with a classy sounding name on the label. The best way to spot a quality wine, according to them? The type of closure tells all. No less than 97 percent of U.S. consumers are convinced that the best […]
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‘Going nuts’ over biodegradable food packaging design!

Research has shown that U.S. consumers aged 18 years and older are increasingly interested in biodegradable packaging. To be more precise, 45 percent of adult consumers in the United States interviewed in 2017 claimed to purposely buy food from brands which offer products in biodegradable packaging whenever recyclable packaging is not an option. Brands like […]
sustainable packaging design

Packaging design: to protect, transport … and serve a higher purpose

Consumers expect a lot from packaging. More than ever before, in fact. Obviously, packaging has to control a product’s shelf life and be sturdy enough for the consumer to transport the product without giving it a second thought. But these days it must also serve a higher purpose, offering the consumer not just a well-preserved […]
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5 innovative sustainable packaging materials

Sustainable packaging is becoming more innovative and popular as we speak. Packaging designers and manufacturers are always on the lookout for the most recent technological innovations to boost their sustainable packaging designs, making them safer, more efficient and – last but not least – even greener. In this article we discuss some of the latest […]
Wine packaging - PET bottles

Wine packaging: the pros & cons of PET bottles

We may take them for granted, but glass wine bottles haven’t always been around. There used to be a time when wine was transported and sold in clay amphora and barrels, and consumers used wineskins to carry their ‘vino’ with them when they went out. However, when the glass wine bottle sealed with corks was […]
4 tips to create a sustainable packaging design

4 tips to create a sustainable packaging design

Eco-friendly packaging is all the rage in consumer land. Consumers are increasingly favoring products with packaging that has a minimal impact on the environment, pushing both manufacturers and designers across the globe to go green. Are you looking to improve the sustainability of your packaging design? Then you’ve come to the right place! Here are […]

Biodegradable chocolate packaging – eat a bar, grow a plant

Packaging designers are always looking for new and innovative ways to tackle the waste problem. Biodegradable packaging is a no-brainer: the packaging dissolves overtime, leaving no waste whatsoever. The only problem is, it can’t be used for every type of product. However, that didn’t stop designer Connor Davey, when he came up with Bloom Everlasting […]

The world’s smallest shoebox design for the world’s most flexible shoe

A company that really strives to cut down on packaging costs not only has to rethink the packaging design, but the product design as well. A fine example of cost-saving eco packaging design is presented to us by Nike. Their new Nike Free model is so flexible the shoes can be folded together, needing only […]

Sand packaging: ephemeral, beautiful and ecological

What if we could use one of the few materials planet earth will never grow short of: sand? With sand as the prime resource material for packaging, ecological challenges would disappear overnight as sand is clean and 100 percent recyclable! What if we told you sand packaging already exists?

Reusable secondary packaging vs expendable packaging

Today, one of the packaging industry’s main objectives is to create environmentally friendly designs. The goal is to make great looking packages that are, above all, easy to recycle. While very noble and necessary, it cannot be denied that there is another, more effective way of achieving sustainability: simply reusing packaging. The last couple of […]
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Is plastic packaging saving or destroying our planet?

Most of us probably agree that plastic packaging is bad for the environment, yet what alternative packaging material do we have at the moment that’s as cheap as plastic and more environmentally friendly? A recent study from the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the Canadian Plastics Industry Association has determined that six different categories of plastic […]