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.”
February 13, 2012 | 0 Comments
Designed by Kaleidoscope | Country: United States
“National importing company, Wein-Bauer, Inc., engaged Kaleidoscope to develop a simple and elegant packaging design for Angioletta, a sweet, “casual” white wine produced in Italy from a Spanish Moscato. Targeting outgoing, fun, adventurous young women, the packaging needed to be approachable, innocent and playful. The full body shrink label design delivers on its taste appeal but makes no mistake that this wine is for your cooler, not your cellar.”
February 13, 2012 | 5 Comments
Designed by Proud Design | Country: The Netherlands
“Tea Bar is a Amsterdam based tea shop where you can select, mix and drink your own blend of loose leaf tea. We were asked to create a pack for their most favorite and special blends of loose leaf tea.
We created new names and images to reflect the individual character of each tea blend. Colourful sleeves for the tin containers to slide in. And larger sleeves for the female, male and green collection.
The result is a perfect give-a-way or keep-it-yourself.”
February 12, 2012 | 7 Comments
Designed by Kiss Miklos | Country: Hungary
“Szelet (it means a ‘slice’ in english) is a really small pizzeria which specializes in a slice of pizza. I started with inveting the name ‘szelet’. After that I designed its identity, the interior design, the packaging and the web design. I wanted to choose a strong concept which can be developed into a franchise later. Therefore I have chosen a very intense colour – red – and a familiar shape that evoke the ‘world’ of pizzeria and fast food restaurants.”
February 11, 2012 | 7 Comments
Designed by Juan José Marnetti | Country: Argentina
February 11, 2012 | 5 Comments
Designed by Mathias Kaiser | Country: Austria
“I designed this piece as a Christmas present for my girlfriend. The packaging was created from one piece of cardboard and stitched together with a thread. No glue used at all.
The artwork was inspired by our favorite song ‘The Trapeze Swinger’. In the last couple of lines Sam Beam describes a scene with a monkey, a man, a marching band, an angel kissing on a sinner… and so on.”
February 8, 2012 | 2 Comments
Designed by Dowling | Duncan | Country: United States
“Cure is a company on a mission to make a difference. Their products cure your body with high-quality handcrafted ingredients, and also help cure the world. 20% of all purchases goes towards a selection of charitable organizations.
We helped promote this idea by pulling out a cross in their logotype. This symbol is instantly recognizable as the symbol for ‘aid’. Therefore playing on the idea that these products are first aid for your skin as well as having the additional benefit of aiding charities in the world.
The products were launched at ZaZa Spa in San Francisco and can also be purchased online.”
February 8, 2012 | 3 Comments
Designed by Cubic | Country: United Kingdom
“Our appetite for branding wholesome and interesting products and companies was the motivation behind this lovely work for Trevor’s Honey. Beekeeper Trevor was looking to launch a brand with real personality and stand-out on deli shelves. Cubic answered the brief by creating the whole brand story, including packaging and website… and had a great deal of fun along the way. The project certainly got us all buzzing. Visit trevorshoney.com to find out more about Trevor and his bees.”
February 7, 2012 | 5 Comments
Designed by Popular Bruketa & Žinić OM | Country: Serbia
“Sofi, a small family production of organic handmade cosmetics, is a client our agency has already worked with, firstly defining the visual identity, and afterwards designing the packaging for soaps and gift packages. Emphasizing on the manual production, the quality of the resources as well as of the final products is something we kept in mind while designing the new packaging for their bath bombs.
February 6, 2012 | 1 Comment
Designed by Boldinc | Country: Australia
“Boldinc’s latest creation captures their craft and expertise with a limited edition Port collection designed in collaboration with illustrator Jeremy Lord and our friends at Bell River Estate.