European Packaging Design Agency's Patrick De Grande is also the co-founder of Quatre Mains, an award winning Belgian design agency for brand identity and packaging design. Packaging design is his passion and he swears by practical and elegant design solutions that stand out for their creativity and professionalism. Who better than De Grande to reveal the key trends in packaging both now and in the future?
Shock Top is shaking things up as it rolls out its first major brand refresh in its history. The brand will introduce an entirely new look and feel that still embodies the carefree spirit that is authentic to Shock Top but with a fresh, youthful optimism.
In 2015, Wallace Carlson Printing found it could do more with less, consolidating work done on three offset presses to a single, highly advanced offset press that provided more overall capacity. Now, the business is working to make the most of its state-of-the-art production operation, boosting automation throughout the plant with a new Midmarket Print Suite software workflow from Electronics For Imaging Inc. (EFI).
X-Rite and Pantone announce the X-Rite Total Appearance Capture (TAC™) scanner won the world-renowned iF DESIGN AWARD, where a team of 58 judges, made up of independent experts from all over the world, reviewing a total of 5,500 entries.
A recent Nielsen study in the U.K. reveals how a good packaging design remains a successful way to impact consumers’ decision making and, ultimately, product purchasing behavior. Remembering this is key when your marketing investment is pulled in different directions by new technologies and by social media increasingly vying for consumers’ time and money.
The new Lidloc paperboard cup design concept is based upon an extension to a standard cup structure that folds and locks into an integrated lid. This design removes the need for a separate plastic lid and will re-invent how paperboard cups are produced, consumed and recycled.