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Student Work – Andy Mangold

December 18, 2008 | 8 Comments


Designed by Andy Mangold | Country: United States | Fonts used: Caslon

“Monopoly, in spite being the classiest of all board games, unfortunately is packaged just as boringly and uncreatively as every other garbage board game on the shelves. So, I decided to repackage it… turning the class up to 11.

All of the boxes are made out of chocolate brown mat board and skinned in cream arches cover. The final package is just over 10″ x 10″ x 1.5″ and includes smaller containers for all of the various pieces and cards and a laser-cut holder for all of the houses and hotels.”




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8 Responses to “Student Work – Andy Mangold”

  1. jean claude vanMammal
    December 19th, 2008 @ 6:09 am

    beautiful! id buy this and i haven’t played monopoly in 20 years!

  2. BWJ
    December 19th, 2008 @ 8:26 am

    Great project, very well done!

    I’d love to see how he’d do the actual game board as well. I suggest pitching this to Parker Brothers and naming your price. It worked for Target and their new pharmacy bottles.

  3. Happy
    December 19th, 2008 @ 8:59 am

    This is sweet! I would totally buy this. Excellent work!

  4. HHE
    December 21st, 2008 @ 5:32 am

    The box is top-notch, I’d definively replace my game for this one.

    The overuse of icons without text for the cards boxes are a bit to ornementative though, and may be confusing for many people…

    and too bad there’s no game mat! 😉

  5. Evan
    December 21st, 2008 @ 4:13 pm

    I wish wish wish wish this was available for purchase in stores.

  6. neil
    December 29th, 2008 @ 11:08 am

    Absolutely killed the visuals which thrill this game, which are an integral aspect of this game. This redesign is – unfortunately – a typical base corporate flat vectorization, something akin to elevator buttons.

    Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore should hire those who can instill the ’emotion’ of a design, the ‘expression’ of a design, ergo design packaging, in students that come to ‘learn’ design.

    The above design is a tragedy, a road kill, a lost opportunity to show the world – in graphic form – the thrill of this great game.

    Less is not more.


  7. may
    January 19th, 2009 @ 11:44 am

    I like this BOX

  8. MIchael
    February 6th, 2013 @ 9:25 am

    I somewhat agree with Neil, here… somewhat. I wouldn’t go so far as to call this a tragedy… more like a box of chocolates.

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