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31 Most Creative Packaging Design You’ll Ever See

Creative Packaging design can make our lives easier, with so many packaging out there for products it’s a very important part of the product. These examples of packaging design will showcase just how clever and creative it can be.

We’re constantly being bombarded with packaging on a daily basis, when we buy our coffee in the morning, or when we but the latest gadget – packaging is everywhere! Creating thoughtful packaging that will be reproduced for years to come can be a challenge when you need t consider renewable and biodegradable materials.

More than ever before Packaging design matters, we’ll be showcasing some most eye-catching and advanced packaging design you’ll ever see!

1. A genius coffee lid cup that can also hold creamers and sugar.

A genius coffee lid cup that can also hold creamers and sugar.

Designed by Joshua Harris

2. Cord packaging that tears off to become cord ties.

Cord packaging that tears off to become cord ties.

Designed by Jean-Guillaume Blais

3. Earth-friendly, protective egg packaging.

Designed by monstop

4. Adorable juice boxes that fit together.

Adorable juice boxes that fit together.

By Preston Grubbs

5. A fitness-inspired shopping bag.

A fitness-inspired shopping bag.

By TWBA/Istanbul

6. The pizza box concept that will change how you eat pizza forever. (If only they’d mass-market this concept.)

The pizza box concept that will change how you eat pizza forever. (If only they'd mass-market this concept.)

Designed by Yu Kyung Ha, Won Min Jung, and Kwon Young Hee.

7. A pastry box with built-in coffee holder.

A pastry box with built-in coffee holder.

Designed by Eva Bakacs.

8. An apt “shoebox” for Nike Airs.

An apt "shoebox" for Nike Airs.

By Scholz and Friends

9. A paintbeard.

A paintbeard.

Hopefully not made from actual human beard bristles.

By Simon Laliberté.

10. Butter with a built-in spreader as the lid.

Butter with a built-in spreader as the lid.

Designed by Yeongkeun.

11. The perfect tissue dispenser during the winter.

The perfect tissue dispenser during the winter.

More info here.

12. A toothpaste tube you can tear open at the other end when trying to get the last bit out.

A toothpaste tube you can tear open at the other end when trying to get the last bit out.

Designed by Guo Lili.

13. Fitting packaging for a spaghetti brand called NYC.

Fitting packaging for a spaghetti brand called NYC.

Designed by Alex Creamer.

14. Compartmentalized fast food packaging that would decrease waste and make eating on the go much easier.

Project by Ian Gilley

15. Behold: the Vegetebrella.

Behold: the Vegetebrella.

You can actually buy it here.

16. An updated Staples bag.

An updated Staples bag.

17. An origami microwave popcorn design that folds out into a bowl.

An origami microwave popcorn design that folds out into a bowl.

Designed by Packlab.

18. Wine bottle packaging that creates two drinking glasses.

Wine bottle packaging that creates two drinking glasses.

One for you and one for ME.

By Ampro.

19. Whimsical “Wooly Heads” packaged to look like something out of a Tim and Eric skit.

Whimsical "Wooly Heads" packaged to look like something out of a Tim and Eric skit.

By Ogilvy Frankfurt

20. A spoon that contains creamer so you just squeeze and stir.

A spoon that contains creamer so you just squeeze and stir.

Designed by Yu-Ren Lai.

21. Cheese pencils you can grate easily by “sharpening.”

By Korefe

22. A cool new way to carry your flower arrangement.

A cool new way to carry your flower arrangement.

By Icarus Leung for Flora NY.

23. A very clever way to sell earbuds.

A very clever way to sell earbuds.

Designed by Corinne Pant.

24. A sushi to-go box that uses chopsticks as the handle.

A sushi to-go box that uses chopsticks as the handle.

Concept by Ashley Buerkett.

25. Anti-smoking cigarette packaging that really drives the message home.

Anti-smoking cigarette packaging that really drives the message home.

By Reynold and Reyner.

26. Paper Doritos packaging that easily opens and closes.

Designed by Petar Pavlov.

31 Mind-Blowing Examples of Brilliant Packaging Design

This is the prototype. ISN’T IT COOL??

27. Beverage holders that are so much better than those Styrofoam things they give you at Starbucks.

Beverage holders that are so much better than those Styrofoam things they give you at Starbucks.

28. Churros with a dippable chocolate sauce container.

Churros with a dippable chocolate sauce container.

29. Portable, on-the-go dog food packaging with a built-in bowl.

Portable, on-the-go dog food packaging with a built-in bowl.

Designed by Benjamin Yi

30. This incredibly simple peanut bag with peanut shell receptacle.

This incredibly simple peanut bag with peanut shell receptacle.

Designed by Noémie Cotton.

31. The updated Pringles can that accordions out into a chip bowl.

The updated Pringles can that accordions out into a chip bowl.

Because snacking innovation is very important.

Designed by Kwon Do-hyuk, Kim Seok-woo, Seo Dong-Han, In Sung-hoonm, and Lee Bum-ho.

Design/Dev

30 Stunning Ambient Advertising Examples

Ambient Advertising is an unusual and creative method of advertising which can be seen in unusual places where you wouldn’t normally see an ad. The best thing about Ambient Advertising is they can be seen just about anywhere, they can be quirky and unusual making the viewer think.

When did Ambient Advertising start?

Ambient Media started to appear in British media jargon around 1999, but now seems to be firmly established as a standard term within the advertising industry. It is the name given to a new breed of out-of-home products and services determined by some as non-traditional or alternative media. Ambient media advertising can be used in conjunction with mainstream traditional media, or used equally effectively as a stand-alone activity. The key to a successful ambient media campaign is to choose the best media format available and combined with effective message.

Today we’ve gathered 30 Stunning Ambient Advertising Examples, get inspired and learn from the best with these excellent ambient advertising examples!

Tecate Beer: De-stressing foam

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Art Director: Coke López

Tia Lea Park: Trampoline poster

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Art Director: Andrey Ustnov

Eliane Indiani Fitness Center

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Art Directors: Felipe Cavalcanti, Fabiano César

Carphone Warehouse: Scrimper’s Valentine’s Day bouquet

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Art Director / Copywriter: James Crosby, William Cottam

Spectro Skin Care: The Smile Shop

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Creatives: Victoria Sturgess, Vanessa Heber

Colgate – Don’t Forget

Advertising Agency: Y&R, Bangkok, Thailand

Bergmann & Sohn Funeral services

“Come a little closer / Funeral services Bergmann & Sohn”

Frontline – Get Them Off Your Dog

A local petstore chain with limited budgets needed to push their range of de-ticking products. Huge 225 sq. meter stickers, across 3 malls crawling with people were used citywide to highlight their leading product range.

Advertising Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi Jakarta, Indonesia

Aseema Charitable Trust: Education for Street Children

Advertising Agency: 141 Sercon, Mumbai, India

KitKat – Bench

Advertising Agency: unknown

Mondo Pasta: Boat

Advertising Agency: Jung von Matt, Germany

What Goes Around – Comes Around

Agency: Big Ant International, New York

The Economist – How Long Can You Stay On?

Advertising Agency: BBDO New York, USA

WWF – Save Paper – Save the Planet

Monster.com Foosball – Stuck In The Wrong Job?

In a pub, one of the figures in a foosball table is replaced by a ballet dancer figurine, and she is never able to kick the ball. when people play, they can experience the problems of a job mismatch and be reminded to look for the right job using the best platform – Monster.com.

Advertising Agency: JWT, Hong Kong

Global Warming. What’s All The Fuss About?

“Find out for yourself www.mtvswitch.org.”

Advertising Agency: OgilvyAction, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Meister Proper – Pedestrian Crossing

Agency: Grey Worldwide, Germany

BIC – Huge Razor

Indus Pride: Beer Mug

Advertising Agency: Ogilvy & Mather, Bangalore, India

92% Of Guys Say They Washed. 34% Were Lying

Agency: JWT

KarstadtQuelle: Dental Implant Insurance

Advertising Agency: Jung von Matt, Hamburg, Germany

Silk Soft – Toilet Tissue Promotion

The objective of this campaign was to promote the fact that Silk soft is 100% recycled.

Advertising Agency: By Far, Denmark

Tyskie – Beer Mugs Stickers

Art Director: Michał Kamiński

Police- Slower is Better

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Advertising Agency: Cramer-Krasselt, Milwaukee, USA

Tramontina Precision Knives – Ultrathin slices

Advertising Agency: Leiaute Propaganda, Salvador, Brazil

Tibits – Very Very Fresh Vegetarian Food

Advertising Agency: Wirz/BBDO Switzerland

Je*s Jeans – No Need to Bend Anymore

“At this moment, your bum is completely exposed. If it were in a sexy pair of jeans, it would attract attention all the time!”

Advertising Agency: Bruketa@Zinic, Zagreb, Croatia

Fitness First (International chain of health clubs)

Advertising Agency: N=5, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Kerrisdale Lumber: Leaves

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Art Director / Designer: Jeremy Grice

Fur-Free: Truth Coat

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Art Director: Brett Terblanche

Product Design

30 Clever and Mind Blowing Package Designs

There are thousands of products out on the market today, with so many package designs has never been so important.

Many of us are bombarded with countless package designs daily, creating clever and mind blowing package designs can sometimes be difficult. Lots of trends have risen like renewable package and eco friendly materials.

More than ever packaging design has never been so popular, nowadays all sorts of industries require it. In today’s collection we’ve gathered 30 Clever and Mind Blowing Package Designs, these are all amazing and really stand out from the crowd! If you’re looking for some Package Design inspiration, checkout these…

 

Earth-friendly, protective egg packaging

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Designed by monstop

Juicy Juice

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Designer: Preston Grubbs

Spine Vodka

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Gortz Shoes

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Designer: Gürtlerbachmann GmbH

Thelma’s

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Designer: Saturday Mfg

Nike Air

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Designer: Scholz & Friends

Designer: Johannes Schulz

Royal Tea

Company: Donkey Products

(No) More Sex

Designer: Robert Daniel Nagy & Mads Jakob Poulsen

“Smoking Kills” Cigarette Package

Designer: unknown

Rellana Wool

Advertising Agency: Ogilvy & Mather, Germany

Kitchen Sponge

Designer: unknown

Detergent Package

Designer: unknown

Juicy Juice Packagings

Designer: Naoto Fukasawa

Creative Product Packaging Designs

Creative Product Packaging Designs

Six Feet Under DVD Box

Designer: unknown

Anti-Theft Lunch Bags

Designer: unknown

CD Bakery

Designer: York/Sheridan

Blood – Energy Drink

Designer: Unknown

Nike Stadium Shoe Box

Advertising Agency: Publicis, Singapore

Vagina Can

Designer: unknown

Coconut Water

Designer: unknown

White and Color Laundry Detergent

Designer: unknown

Hand Cream

Designer: unknown

Expiry Date Milk Cartons

Designer: Ko Yang

Tea Hangers

Designer: Soon Mo Kang

What’s Wrong? Help Remedies

Designer: ChappsMalina, Little Fury & Help Remedies

Yogurt Spooning

Designer: Cho Hye-seung

Condom Packaging

Designer: unknown

Freshness Label

This food label changes its color by reacting to ammonia given off by food when it is becoming spoiled.

Concept by To-Genkyo

Milk Package

Designer: Julien De Repentigny & Gabriel Lefebvre

Flower Pills

Designer: Moon Sun-Hee

Design/Dev

30+ Creative Examples of Stationery Designs

If you work in an office, stationery design is an important part of work life. Creating Stationery Designs can be a fun task, allowing you to be creative and artistic. Stationery has historically pertained to a wide gamut of materials: paper and office supplies, writing implements, greeting cards, glue, pencil cases and other similar items.

The usage and marketing of stationery is a niche industry that is increasingly threatened by electronic media. As stationery is intrinsically linked to paper and the process of written, personalized communication, many techniques of stationery manufacture are employed, of varying desirability and expense. The most familiar of these techniques are letterpress printing, embossing, engraving, and thermographic printing (often confused with thermography). Flat printing and offset printing are regularly used, particularly for low cost or informal needs.

In today's collection we've gathered 30+ Creative Examples of Stationery Designs created by talented designers from all over the world. Consistent Branding of used on each Stationery Elements allowing for uniform and professional Stationery Designs. We hope you find this collection useful for your future Stationery Design projects!

 

Graphic Studio Stationery

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Web Architecten logo, stationery, identity design

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Adflatus identity / stationery design

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KWEJK.FM Stationery Set

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Engler Studio Identity

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Letterhead design

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Blend Consulting identity / stationery design

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CerebralArt stationery design

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Resonate Stationary

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Europafruits design

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YCE Design // corporate identity

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Letterhead

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Nadir Benato — Complete Branding

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CorpPckg: The Children's Hope

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Seul Presentation Folder / Letterhead

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Épure Design Stationery

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Icing Identity Package

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Dolce Vita Stationery Set

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Mix Bag Branding

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King Law Collateral

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Emcee Design

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Business Cards & Stationary

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Wedding Staionery

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BeautyCube Logo & Identity Design

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Dlegal

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Personal Identity

Stationery Designs

Ivf Stationery

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Space Design Stationery

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Epik stationery design

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Kolektyw

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Mathias Tanguy stationery design

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Design/Dev

50+ Fresh Eco & Green Logo Designs for Inspiration

Here is a collection of fantastic Eco-Friendly/Green Logo Designs for Inspiration! The color green is often used to convey nature, earth & growth.

Amari

Ecotaste

Feel Green

EcoCare

My City is Green

Ice & Green

Leaftree

Royal Green

Urban Green

Стародуб

Dirty Girls

Green One

Ecoarch

Paint the World Green

Green Monkey

Eco Diva

Paper Rhino

Ecoscape

Village Serve

Scarlett & Georges ‘Magic Leaf’

Recycle Bottles

Crooker’s 

Ecopan

Green Moon

Environmentally Friendly

Fork & Knife

Ecopower

Econexus

EcoLion

Ecoimpex

Himeco

Drop Design Studio

Flodeco

Ecofood

Dr. Ecostein

Ecoammo

Practical Eco

Carbon Crusader Junior

Eco Home Comfort

Green Carpet

Green Collar

Brandon Green

Ecoplus

Eco Storage

Eco Switch

Eco Notable

Eco Urban Research Group

Eco Diva

Ecoelectrons

Eco Snacks

Eco Labs

Design/Dev

Create a Packet of Potato Chips in Photoshop

Learn how to create  a mouth watering Packet of Potato Chips in Photoshop!

Final Result

1. Create a new document that’s 500×577. Next go into View > Show > Grid (or ctrl+ ‘ ). 2. Using the colour #18c0e4 and the pen tool draw the basic shape of the packet like below. 3. Using the rectangle tool draw the white bottom & top part of the packet. Next create a new layer for the background, fill it with white, right-click & go into Blending Options. Go into Gradient Overlay and put in a Linear Gradient using the colours below. 4. Go into Custom Shapes and select the triangle. Hold down shift (this will make the shape stay perfect) & make a small triangle shape. Drag the shape into the New Layer icon to duplicate, so this until it goes all across the top. Do the same thing to the bottom but press ctrl+t to turn the shape upside down. Next put all the triangle shapes into a folder, right click and Convert to Smart Shape, then right click & Rasterize Layer. Next get the line tool (1 px), hold down shift and draw a horizontal line using the grey colour below, duplicate the line 3 times & have it like below. Do this for the top & bottom. 5. Using the pen tool draw a shape like below across the packet. Right Click into Blending Options > Gradient Overlay and put in the settings below: 6. Get the line tool (3 px) & draw 2 lines on the top & bottom of the shape. 7. Using the font  JohnHancockCP write out the name in White, go into blending options and put in the settings below: 8. Next using the font Ballpark write out any flavour you want! My favourite is Sour Cream & Chives :-) Press ctrl+t to rotate the font like below, go into blending options & put in the same options as the ‘Potato Chips’ Heading. 9. Create a new document that’s 600×600 pixels, get the pen tool & draw  chip shape. Go into blending options and put in the options below. Create a new layer get a hard edged 5px brush and put dots on the chip (for the chives look). 10. Do the previous step 2 more times drawing various sized chips. 11. Put each chip into a folder, hold down shift and click on all the folders to highlight every chip, & drag them over onto the chip packet. Duplicate the chips & press ctrl+t to rotate each chip & arrange them like below. Once you have the chips the way yo want put all the chips into a folder, duplicate the folder for a spare copy (just in case you want to make any changes).  Right click on the folder you’re using and Convert to Smart Object then right click > Rasterize layer. Hold down ctrl & click on the orange shape layer thumbnail to highlight it. Go to the chips layer and press ctrl+x  (to cut) & paste them back on the canvas & place them in the right spot. 12. Highlight the orange shape again, create a new layer, get a large soft edged brush with a 80% opacity & brush on a light glow using the colour below around the chips. 13. Now get a circle shape and draw an oval using the colour below. 14. Get the pen tool & draw the bown body, right click into blending options > Gradient Overlay & put in the options below: 15. Get the circle shape again and draw a oval like below, go into Blending Options > Gradient Overlay & put in the following options: 16. Get the pen tool and draw the sour cream, go into Blending Options & put i the settings below: 17. Now for the chives, get the rounded rectangle tool & draw 1 small shape, go into Blending Options > Gradient Overlay & put in the following settings: 18. Next create 2 new layers with the opacity set to 19% , on one layer using various sized soft edged brushes draw some shadows with a black colour, do the same on the next layer but with the colour white. 19. Now holding down ctrl+shift select all the layer thumbnails on the layers I have below to highlight the whole packet. Now go to the highlight & shadow layers and cut/paste the back on to the canvas none of the shades/highlights go out of the packet. 20. Create 2 circles 1 big, 1 small using the colours below. Using the font JohnHancokCP, write out 99% & using the font Ballpark write out fat free. 21. Put the chip packet into a folder, & duplicate it 2 times. Remove the original folder from view (be clicking on the eye). Right click the other 2 folders & Convert to Smart Object. 22. Go into Blending Options on both of the layer & an Outer Glow with the settings below. Next press ctrl+t & rotate each layer. To make the back packet smaller, press ctrl+t, hold down the shift key, click on one of the corners and pull down. 23. Next duplicate the 2 packets, hold down shift and highlight the 2 layer, right click, convert to Smart Object, then right-click & Rasterize Layer. Press ctrl+t and flip the packets upside side, make them look slightly squashed. Then more them underneath the packets for a reflection. 24. Set the opacity to 47%, get a soft edged eraser tool and erase the bottom of the reflection slightly.

Final Result