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shelf-ready packaging design tips

3 things the best shelf-ready packaging has in common

Designing shelf-ready packaging (SRP) can be tricky, in the sense that you’re designing for consumers as well as for the retailers who will be placing your packaging on the shelves. Not quite sure where to start? You’ve come to the right place! This article lines up all the qualities the best shelf-ready packaging has in […]
brand packaging design mistakes

Are you killing them softly with your brand packaging design?

Brand packaging design may not be rocket science, but it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that today’s competitive landscape does make it pretty challenging, to say the least. As the number of brands vying for the consumer’s attention grows by the day, no packaging designer can afford to be guilty of the […]
packaging design testing tips

Why product innovation calls for packaging design testing

  Consumers know what they want these days – and brands are happy to oblige by offering them an increasingly vast range of products, not rarely tailored to the consumer’s personal specifications. But while much is being invested in product innovation, brand packaging design often either remains identical or is changed without testing the effects […]
Test your packaging design before you launch

Test your packaging design before you launch! 3 steps

Finally decided to stop tweaking and release your packaging design into the world? We know, it’s always a bit of a gamble. But there’s no reason to risk things more than you should! By testing your packaging design before launching, you can turn what would otherwise be a wild guess into a calculated risk, boosting […]
product packaging design tips

How to get your product packaging design to tick all the boxes

A product can only be as great as its packaging design. At least, that’s what the consumer subconsciously believes. Did you know that the average shopper makes 85 percent of their purchase decisions in-store? And that they do so within 8 seconds once a particular packaging design has caught their eye? That said, consumers are […]
3D packaging design Esko Studio 16

Esko Studio gives 3D packaging design another dimension

Great news for all you 3D packaging design professionals out there! Studio has had a make-over, resulting in the launch of Esko Studio 16. It’s speedier, more efficient, and it comes with a series of new features to boot. Continue reading to learn all you need to know about this innovative piece of 3D packaging […]
perfect packaging design tips

The path that leads to a perfect packaging design

Packaging design is all (or mostly, at least) about enticing consumers to grab a specific product off the shelves. Packaging should also act as a protective barrier between the product and its surroundings, yes. But the first thing on a brand owner’s mind is that their packaging should score high in the looks department. Which […]
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It’s all about shelf-appeal! 5 food packaging design tips

Although bound by strict FDA regulations, food packaging design is still an art form in its own right. It requires a good eye, but not only that: knowing what makes a great food packaging design is crucial if you want your brand to stand out on the shelves. Which, evidently, you do! The following tips […]
3D packaging design software

3D packaging design opens minds for a different view

It takes a lot of money, time and effort to create a packaging design, develop a prototype, make the necessary adjustments, get it on the shelves and finally into the consumer’s shopping cart. If you’re in the packaging industry, you know what we’re talking about, right? It’s no wonder that more and more packaging designers […]
perfect store design

5 tips to create the perfect store design

Creating the perfect packaging design is one thing. Getting it to thrive in a retail environment is something different entirely – yet just as important. How will your packaging design compare to the competition on the shelves? Is there any place in the store in particular where a particular product will yield better sales results […]
shelf-ready packaging design tips

How to design stunning shelf-ready packaging? 3 tips

Time is money. With retail personnel spending precious hours restocking or repositioning products, retailers are increasingly turning to brand owners for shelf-ready packaging, or retail ready packaging, in a bid to trim costs. Ranging from large cardboard boxes with tear-off parts to small paperboard POP displays, shelf-ready packaging has become an integral part of modern […]