Smart packaging: what does it take?

What is smart packaging?

Smart packaging is so much more than designing a suitable container for your product. It requires a company to assess the full packaging process. Aspects such as functionality, costs, materials, branding requirements, as well as transporting a product safely from the manufacturer to the customer all have to be taken into account. Smart packaging really is about optimizing the entire process from start to finish. Learn more about smart packaging!

Creating a brand identity with your logo

Logos are great to create a brand identity. As such, they help build customer loyalty and contribute to brand awareness. Learn more here!

Logos come in all shapes and sizes, yet they all serve the same goal: to help shape brand identity and trigger brand awareness of consumers. Evidently, logo and package design are firmly intertwined and one cannot exist without the other. In this article we’ll go over the attributes of a great logo as a brand identity building mechanism. Learn how to create a brand identity with your logo!

Coca-Cola provides second life for empty plastic bottles

empty plastic bottles

Recently, Coca-Cola came up with a new ad campaign, created by Ogilvy & Mather China. The TV commercial features the new second life kit from the brand, that allows you to put empty plastic bottles to good use by screwing an accessory on top. Instead of throwing them in the bin, users can use their soda bottle as a squirt gun, a pencil sharpener, or any of the 16 innovative caps the company designed. Find out what Coke did to encourage recycling of empty plastic bottles

Consumer buying behavior lesson 1: “You have 2.6 seconds to beat your competition!”

Consumer buying behavior lesson 1: you only have 2.6 seconds to beat your competition

“Why do consumers buy what they buy?” In essence, that’s the question marketing has been trying to answer for decades now. Product packaging is one of the many influences on consumer purchasing behavior – culture, personality and product price are three other. Focusing on packaging it’s important to realize how little time a product has to make a lasting impact on consumers: 2.6 seconds to be exact. So what are the implications of this short time frame for packaging design? Find out all about the link between consumer buying behavior and packaging!

A clear look at transparent packaging

Discover why transparent packaging is more successful than opaque packaging

Although they might not be easy to open, transparent clamshell packaging is more successful than packaging without transparency, studies reveal. Apart from their apparent attractiveness to consumers’ eyes, they also have other benefits, such as shelving convenience, cheap production costs and enhanced security. Transparent packaging might seem a bit bland, yet when treated with a healthy dose of creativity, clamshells can be just as unique as any other type of packaging. What’s so good about transparent packaging?

5 custom box design tips that will really help your product

Here are 5 custom box design tips to make your product stand out on the shelf

Creating an effective box design for your product means you have to put yourself in the position of the consumer and try to come up with an appealing design. That’s easier said than done of course. That’s why we want to offer you a helping hand by giving you 5 tips to improve your custom box design. Discover 5 tips to improve your custom box design