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Design Gallery People's Choice Award 2013

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Packaging for Sports and Outdoor Merchandise Needs to be Grand

Designs for active and outdoor products should pack a punch: what to do for a second wind.

You’d think that when it comes to sports and outdoor merchandise, packaging would pack a punch.


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Nostalgic Packaging: Those Were the Days

Why “something old is new again” works every time with design.

Whenever I hear the word “nostalgia,” an image of grumpy old Archie Bunker and his dowdy wife Edith sitting on their musty old furniture in their Queens house singing “Those Were the Days,” pops into my head.


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Augmented Reality: One of the Trendiest Trends in Package Design

With all the possibilities in packaging, how do you know which to pursue?

First mover or fast follower? In the package design industry, choosing between these two options is often a terrifying task for even the most seasoned marketers and packaging managers.


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Tactical Branding: A Step in the Wrong Direction?

Strategic moves provide boosts for brands, but consistent visuals and messaging must accompany them for long-term growth.

Today, we see more and more brands resorting to tactical branding solutions to drive consumer interest and, ultimately, sales. It begs the question: Is this a healthy long-term strategy?


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One Smart Cookie

Salt of the Earth came up with the best baked goods you'll ever eat, and its agency created a design to match.

Salt of the Earth Bakery, founded by husband and wife Haskel and Alexandra Rabbani, has relaunched its artisan baked goods in a fresh new structure and design worthy of these supremely delicious treats.


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Don't Follow the Herd with Package Design...Be Heard!

What Pablo Picasso and Steve Jobs may have been hinting at with their adage.

Ever heard the quote, “Good artists borrow, great artists steal?” Apparently, Picasso might have said this back in the day, but the true source is lost somewhere in history.


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National vs. Retail Brands: Winning the Battle at the Shelf

As retailers move from knockoff designs to knockout branding, national labels work to keep up.

Over the past decade, private labels have travelled the long road from neglected stepchildren to central components of many retailers’ business strategies.


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Packaging Created of the People, for the People

Lessons in packaging satisfaction learned from listening to 10,000 consumers.

If we listen and watch closely, consumers will tell us many of the things we need to know when it comes to creating great packaging.


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What’s Needed: A Refresh or a Total Rebrand?

When sales hit a standstill, retail brands need to assess their options.

So many retailers are at a standstill. They often blame it on a sluggish economy. However, is that really the problem?


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BRANDPACKAGING’s packaging conference returned for a tenth year with a focus on a single message: Make It Matter.

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 The October/November 2014 issue features the latest on Creating Desire with your packaging.  You can also read the issue at the Digital Editions.

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