July 12, 2012 | 1 Comment
Designed by Olivia Paden | Country: United States
“Brief: Repackage items for the existing online retailer, Dulce Mexico, that provides traditional Mexican candies, fruit snacks, and drinks from a variety of sub-brands. Rethink how Dulce Mexico can introduce themselves to a US market with a stronger brand presence.
Concept: As Dulce Mexico, currently an online candy retailer, is in a unique spot right now as they’re basically introducing themself to a US market, they have a unique opportunity and range of what they can do and how far they can push the brand. My solution to Dulce Mexico’s branding strategy is to play up the elements that are already unique to their candies, the oral experience and sinful indulgence of the sweet and spicy.
And so, the fun is in the foreplay, as Dulce Mexico’s packaging highlights the opening ceremony and sequence of indulging in Mexican candy. Adding intuitive elements such as tequila and tamarind mix further embraces the very experimental nature of these traditional desserts. Whether its girls’ night out, or girls’ night in, Dulce Mexico’s redesigned packaging catches the US market’s attention with a more playful, sexy, and contemporary eating experience.”
July 4, 2012 | 3 Comments
Designed by mousegraphics | Country: Greece
“Brief: our product is strange and unique. We want to make this clear.
Audience: bold and brave consumers, with a sweet tooth and a flair for discoveries. intellectuals of the gourmet type.
Design: to paraphrase the famous Marshall McLuhan expression, “the medium is the content” in this packaging extravaganza. Τhe symbiotic relationship of medium and message, (of which the media guru preached), is here translated into the eccentric coupling of package-product. Αn ‘outer-inner’ game of illusions is played here, for the eyes of the consumer. Τhe paradox of a sweet, eddible, even appetizing pebble, the beauty of an open crop, with its shockingly realistic flesh, fake cherries which can fool birds into coming to nibble at them like in the ancient paintings of Zeuxis, rocky-tasty formations: all these are mind treats we prepared for the consumer within a heightened – reality design environment.”
July 2, 2012 | 2 Comments
Designed by Bridgemark | Country: Canada
“The Walker’s family has been creating confectionery in their Candy Kitchen in small batches, hand-stirred in copper kettles in the traditional way for almost 30 years.
Walker’s Chocolate needed to carefully transform their brand to draw in younger consumers while continuing to appeal to their loyal and valued aging customer base. Bridgemark’s boutique package stands alone as an exquisite, gift-able offering bypassing the need for additional wrapping which is costly and labor intensive.
What was once a utilitarian box is now a treasured gift. Walker’s new versatile packaging is steeped in tradition with an inspired color palette that is bold and contemporary.”
June 28, 2012 | 3 Comments
Designed by jkr | Country: United Kingdom
“This month sees the launch of newly designed packaging for Lyons cakes. Briefed to explore and celebrate the brand’s rich heritage, the new look plays back to its famous history of teashops and its waitresses from the 1890s.
With a long-‐standing tradition for ‘proper’ cakes, the brand was renowned for its nippy waitresses serving up affordable tea and cake to the masses. Having lost its way over the years, the redesign focused on communicating the brand’s story in a relevant and contemporary manner.”
June 23, 2012 | 3 Comments
Designed by Factor Product München | Country: Germany
“The Munich delicatessen Dallmayr produces a range of high quality confectionery products in its own chocolate factory. The new Dallmayr chocolate range with refined recipes and only the best ingredients is the result of consistent further development and the company philosophy to strive for outstanding quality.
The objective for the designers from fpm was to express these high quality standards and manufacturing philosophy through suitable packaging design. At the same time the structure of the product range and different categories of chocolate quality should be easy for customers to understand.”
June 22, 2012 | 2 Comments
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June 10, 2012 | 3 Comments
Designed by Jérôme Stéfanski | Country: Belgium
“Cuberdons are traditional Belgian sweet born in the 19th century. Cuberdons Léopold is a yound and modern brand of cuberdons that wants to modernize the product but also keep the vintage image by using graphical elements such as purple stripes that remains the beach huts of the Belgian seaside. The drawing face is reproduction of the face of King Léopold 1st, first king of Belgium, who has marked the independance of the Kingdom of Belgium in 1831, a period when cuberdon has been invented. The box contains 21 cuberdons, a reference to 21st July (Belgian National Day).”
May 21, 2012 | 1 Comment
Designed by Rice Creative | Country: Vietnam
“Chocolate makers working directly at the source of the cacao farms are still very few and far between. Marou Faiseurs de Chocolat, based in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) is one such company who have created the first single origin gourmet bean-to-bar chocolate to come out of Vietnam.
Marou was founded less than a year ago by two adventurous Frenchmen. They decided, to use the small amounts of cacao beans harvested, fermented and dried on small family farms throughout the Mekong Delta and southern highlands of Vietnam, to make an extraordinary chocolate.
Marou approached Rice Creative at the beginning of their adventure, with the mission to build the brand’s visual identity and packaging.”
February 14, 2012 | 10 Comments
“12 archetypes.12 filled chocolates.12 months. Bessermachen design studio had a dream about how archetypes could be shown as young women, calendar girls in a classic 50s style, to create the perfect packaging for archetypes and chocolates. But we knew that for it to be authentic, it would have to be done right.
They were perfectionists in the 50s. First they photographed the model. Then they painted over the picture to achieve the right effect. There were no shortcuts. And speed was of the essence.
To create pin-up girl illustrations, you have to be faithful to the way it was done in the 50s. From the ground up and without compromise.
Packaging for the chocolates is a chapter for itself. Everything from weight to quality and coating needs to be taken into consideration. Suggestions range from using fabrics to cardboard. But in the spirit of the 50s we end up choosing tin boxes. The production, however, is modern and made in China.”
January 16, 2012 | 6 Comments
Designed by Index43 | Country: Mexico
“This project consisted of designing an identity and packaging for a bakery specializing in gourmet brownies. The business model is oriented towards selling brownies mainly as a gift and/or for special ocasions. With this in mind we focused on creating a simple elegant package that would work as a frame to showcase the rich texture and different toppings of the brownies.”