Packaging Innovation
August 28, 2014

Dunwoody College Students Win National Packaging Competition


A team of students from Dunwoody College of Technology Design & Graphics Technology have earned two first place awards in the Annual Student Packaging Design Competition (hosted by the Association of Independent Corrugated Converters (AICC)). (more…)

January 8, 2013

The winners of the Package Design Book 2

Esko launched a little competition last November. The winners of the Package Design Book 2 are:

Nick Blakey, United Kingdom
Rodolfo Lima, Brazil    
Pavan Yeola, India    
Leonardas Rimkus, Lithuania    
Esin Türkan, Turkey    

The books are in the mail! We hope they will inspire you.

June 19, 2012

3D QR codes+ the sun = discounts

Talk about innovative use of QR codes!

Korean Emart placed 3D QR code sculptures throughout Seoul. These QR ‘sculptures’ could only be scanned between noon and 1 pm each day: the QR codes gave consumers discounts during  those quiet shopping hours.

June 11, 2012

Innovative beer packaging

For packaging and beer enthousiasts: lists 50 interesting examples of interesting beer packaging design.


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June 8, 2012

Make Your Own Cardboard World

The COOLS Cardboard-Tools -from Studio Danckmer – allows you to simply cut out the parts and connect them. The big beechwood chest contains tools for cutting, scoring, perforating and connecting the cardboard. COOLS is perfect to help children develop two- and three-dimensional insight as they play.


May 25, 2012

eau good = innovative packaging

Over 22 billion plastic water bottles are discarded around the world every year.  Eau Good by Black + Blum wants to reduce this by making tap water taste better and encourage people to stop buying bottled water.

Eau Good is a water bottle with an integrated filtering system. Binchotan filters the water,  reduces chlorine, mineralises the water and balances the pH. It can be used for up to 6 months and can be recycled. Read more at