Tips for Designing Luxury Packaging

The Creative Director at Design Packaging Inc., Evelio Mattos, shared his tips for successful packaging design by stripping out the visual noise and creating timeless impressions through sensory primers. His post is full of great information and we love the #DPiPackTip’s, read it in it’s entirety here. We’re highlighting his top cues to consider: 1. … Read more

Jameson St. Patrick’s Day Limited Edition Bottle

Inspired by the sights and sounds of its hometown, Dublin, Jameson is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a new limited edition design for it’s legendary bottle. The fourth in its St. Patrick’s Day series, was designed by Dublin born illustrator, Dermot Flynn. Flynn’s illustrated label features the world-renowned Dublin pub, The Stag’s Head; historical figures … Read more

A Cashmere Wrap in a Bottle

Liz Earle’s second fragrance, Botanical Essence No.15, contains fifteen botanicals carefully selected and handcrafted by highly acclaimed perfumers to create a fresh and spicy oriental scent, with 90 per cent of the contents derived from sustainable natural ingredients. The carton panels, depicting hand-drawn, silver-foiled illustrations of the fifteen botanicals, folds around the pack. When opened, it … Read more

Perfetto!

We pre-ordered these last month sight unseen after a Google search led us to this description on amazon: “Legendary designer Louise Fili brings her love of vintage packaging and all things Italian to this collection of beautiful pencils. Housed in a sturdy lidded case, Perfetto Pencils features twelve double-sided, two-color pencils that showcase Fili’s unique … Read more

Hudson Made

We fell in love with the simplicity of the packaging of this product – one color, letterpress printing embodying the spirit of craftmanship. Hudson Made packaging clearly references a nineteenth century design – a time when products were individually produced and hand packaged. Beautiful work by the team at Hovard Design. Hudson Made is an … Read more

A Word in a Font is Not a Logo

I finally had time to sit down and read the latest edition of Inspire – The Magazine About Packaging & Design by Iggesund. I was delighted to see the feature on famed designer Louise Fili.

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The article talks about her start in the industry working for Herb Lubalin, her work at Pantheon where she created over 2,000 books covers and how it led the way for her evolution into logo design. Today, as she designs food packaging she has remained true to the pillars of her work since she launched as an independent designer: “food, type and all things Italian.”

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Brilliant Bubbly Design

Just in time for the holidays, venerable Veuve Clicquot gets creative with the new ‘Fashionably Clicquot’ packaging, combining both fashion and function. When its cover is removed, the Fashionably Clicquot’s pleated paper pack unfurls to transform it, from an elegant package containing the Veuve Clicquot Yellow label, to an ice bucket! The pleated ice bucket and … Read more

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