Designers

New Developments in Pharma Packaging and Drug Delivery
Designers

New Developments in Pharma Packaging and Drug Delivery

Pharmapack Europe trends include ‘human factor’ principles, with individualized packaging and serialization as integral future solutions. By Jim Butschli, Editor Healthcare Packaging Patient centricity, traceability, innovation, compliance and adherence were the top trends in pharmaceutical packaging and drug delivery devices unveiled during Pharmapack Europe’s 2017 show in Paris, which celebrated 20 years of innovation, networking […]

Pre-tapped coconuts at Whole Foods are a #gamechanger
Designers, Trends

Pre-tapped coconuts at Whole Foods are a #gamechanger

Whole Foods Market introduces Coco Vinny’s Coco Taps pre-tapped young coconuts at 56 of its stores, providing consumers a simple and convenient way to enjoy fresh coconut water. By Anne Marie Mohan, Senior Editor, Packaging World Heralded by some consumers on social media as a “#gamechanger,” pre-tapped young coconuts are now available at Whole Foods […]

Centrum, Mylanta Packaging Among Winners of 2017 PAC Global Leadership Awards
Designers, Trends

Centrum, Mylanta Packaging Among Winners of 2017 PAC Global Leadership Awards

Several healthcare brands and package designers took home awards for package innovation and brand marketing at the Package Design Matters Conference. By Keren Sookne, Director of Editorial Content Healthcare Packaging Each year, the PAC Packaging Consortium holds a competition recognizing packaging that demonstrates exceptional innovation across a full range of disciplines including structural design, printing, […]

Stand-Up pouches, stand out on shelves
Designers, Retail

Stand-Up pouches, stand out on shelves

NSF International manager of packaging, food and label compliance Carol Zweep provides insight flexible packaging taking a look at stand-up pouches and how they stand-out on the retail shelf. Increasing numbers of existing and new products are being converted or introduced into the stand-up pouch format. Pouches are a lightweight and unbreakable alternative to glass. […]

Five global packaging trends for 2017
Designers, Trends

Five global packaging trends for 2017

Global market research firm Mintel has released a report, “Global Packaging Trends 2017,” that looks at five emerging packaging trends for 2017. Global market research firm Mintel has released a report, “Global Packaging Trends 2017,”  that looks at “five emerging, morphing, and mainstreaming packaging trends it sees as affecting brands, consumers, retailers, and packaging converters […]

The Graphic and Print Design in 2017
Designers, Retail, Trends

The Graphic and Print Design in 2017

What better way to put a politically tumultuous year behind you than to indulge in a bit of trend spotting for the year ahead? Here at InDesignSkills we’ve scouted out the best agency work, cultural events and design influencers which are going to shape the face of graphic design in 2017. Read on to discover […]

Print Design Trend : Sophisticated Flat Design
CPG, Designers, Trends

Print Design Trend : Sophisticated Flat Design

Flat design is the hallmark of mid-century graphic design, but designers today are finding a new relevance in the style and producing gorgeous print work to boot!  The last few years have seen 2D designs go from strength to strength; and it’s showing no sign of slowing down. With no fancy 3D effects to hide behind, designers have […]

5 persistent food and beverage packaging trends
CPG, Designers, Retail

5 persistent food and beverage packaging trends

Food and beverage companies are still making the switch to PET bottles. Ahead of this year’s EastPack show and its “Packaging for Food & Beverage” conference, let’s look at the packaging trends set to take the food and beverage markets by storm. From new designs and material innovations to sustainable approaches, read on to discover […]