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A close-up look at how smart packaging can improve the consumer experience and how smart product platforms can help.
A closer look at Dove's recently launched refillable deodorant.
Collaboration enables personalisation of soup packaging with individual Valentine's Day messages.
ScentSeal® addresses the hygiene challenges that comes with using in-store testers.
Appartement 103 talks us through the redesign process for a traditional wine with the aim to increase desirability for future generations.
Fraunhofer ISC & partner wins OE-A award for electronically printed anti-counterfeiting label that could help prevent fraud in the luxury goods sector.
New eye-catching label for The Kraken Black Spiced Rum using black matt wine uncoated paper.
We catch up with Pentawards' Adam Ryan to gain insights into the changing world of packaging design.
Design agency This Way Up created a look that maintains a link to Nairn's roots but also attracts new, younger customers.
Delve deep into the world of smart packaging with AIPIA.
VPI creates pack for Clarins moisturiser that incorporates PET and rPET.
Avery Dennison has announced the launch of atma.io™, a new digital venture that the company says bridges physical and digital worlds.
Cosfibel Group has launched six different collections that cater for the ever-growing e-commerce trend.
Targeting young consumers in China, the new, "youthful" design sets out to differentiate Menton as a premium choice among other flavoured water brands.
The Thornton & Ross disinfectant brand has been redesigned by PB Creative.
Lumson has developed a dropper that it says combines aesthetics and functionality, offering a "functional and futuristic" concept.
Redesign for fruit and vegetable packaging takes inspiration from fast food visual cues.
An exploration of how attitudes to packaging and its functionality have changed over the past seven years.
Burgopak creates gift card packaging for Nando's that sets out to provide an engaging and memorable experience for the recipient.
We find out how V-Shapes sets out to reduce consumer frustration when it comes to single-serve packaging.
PB Creative collaborates with street artist Ben Tallon to bring graffiti inspired illustrations to life.
Stora Enso and Junghans have collaborated to deliver a watch and box design with a "premium and sporty" style.
Rich Quelch, Global Head of Marketing, Lifestyle Packaging explores how the online retail boom has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Packadore Collective explores how reducing materials can result in a more sustainable pack with shelf appeal.
Popular Austrian soft drink gets a "gender-neutral" makeover.
Texen Beauty Products creates bottles for an ambitious fragrance project.
Branding and packaging design agency Appartement 103 talks us through the process of rejuvenating the packaging for Cardenal Mendoza Clásico Brandy.
Tetra Pak and Appetite Creative share their views on developments in connected packaging as well as opportunities for brands.
The brand sets out to help conjure memories for consumers of fun nights out enjoying music with friends, of “living the moment”.
Online retailer Thrift+ has developed a mailing bag with a QR code instead of a label for clothes in cooperation with Duo UK.
Square shaped bottom Easter egg enables packaging without plastics.
Moving beyond CAD to make pack designs jump off the page online.
Hoffmann Neopac has launched a direct purchase microsite for its recently introduced digital tube decoration service.
London fragrance house Penhaligon’s released a collection of coffrets channelling its English heritage.
Czech design agency Cocoon talks us through the redesign process of a classic drink.
Pure Trade offers a different take on the traditional advent calendars with LANCÔME's Love Calender LA NUIT Trésor.
Cardbox Packaging has developed an alternative to plastic laminated ice cream cups which are a common part of food packaging industry.
Special edition gin released with "colourful and contemporary" design.
Quadpack introduces its patented full-wood family of closure systems.
Christoph Waldau, CEO of Berndt+Partner Creality, identifies five ‘golden rules’ for communicating sustainability through packaging.
Seymourpowell unveils design for Silent Pool Rose Expression gin, the first of the Distiller’s ‘Expressions Series’.
A designer has found a canny solution to show consumers what the beer in a can looks like.
Exploring the role of Easter egg packaging during challenging times.
New design for local craft beer brand for the Hong Kong market.
A close look on the waste management and recycling communication on packaging.
Inviting inspired takes on the sanitiser pumps now on counters across the globe.
The family winemakers at Chêne Bleu have created a gift box that can be personalised.
Cosfibel presents 100% cardboard collection for Yves Saint Laurent.
The Amazon logo, conceived by design agency Turner Duckworth, is instantly recognisable and has become a modern classic.
Independent brewer BrewDog is now making hand sanitiser at its distillery in Aberdeenshire.
Here at Touchpoints, we are keen to showcase transformative design from its early, conceptual stages to the finished product.
From sketch to shelf – how the art of clock making inspired a perfume bottle.
We catch up with Lush's Nick Gumery ahead of his appearance at PACE.
Pure designs Yardley’s 250th anniversary packaging.
Bridging the gap between current foam sealant applicator technologies for better customer experience.
We speak to one of the masterminds behind the Fanta spiral bottle.
PB Creative has continued its collaboration with Unilever to create a new Rexona antiperspirant range.
Bringing automotive injected plastics technology to the beauty industry
Moving female hygiene products out of the "cabinet of shame".
Exploring the design challenges and opportunities of different packaging materials.
Ball Corporation has launched a new impact extruded aluminium bottle line: the Infinity™ Aluminium Bottle.
Do we reflect local culture in brand design?
Opal Fruits return with a "nostalgic redesign".
A new product experience for spice packaging.
Exploring the importance of distinctive assets.
We look at how a new barrier pack can improve the shelf life of popcorn.
A Coca-Cola bottle featuring lightsabers that illuminate on touch.
Exploring how British retail style was introduced to Japan using packaging.
O-I has partnered LuxePack Monaco to design the awards for the “LuxePack in Green” competition.
HERMA has launched a print and apply system that aims to address varied personalisation needs.
Delta Global creates luxury Christmas cracker for 'enhanced unboxing experience'.
New identity and visual language for slime brand Moon Cotton.
New wash-off materials for the European market.
What goes on behind the scene of consumer-facing packaging solutions?
Cartonara presents customisable Christmas boxes with QR code that plays Christmas songs.
Angelika Christ explores the potential of the humble cardboard box.
Pollard Boxes has created a concertina design for tea specialist teapigs’ 2019 advent calendar.
WPO has announced the 214 winners of the WorldStar Packaging Awards 2020 - and the most awarded country is Japan.
KeCo Foodservice Packaging Ltd. has announced the launch of a new, Christmas-themed meal box.
BillerudKorsnäs introduces a paper quality specially designed for e-commerce bags.
At BrauBeviale, Ball Corporation unveiled a redesign of its entire special effects range and new temperature-reactive technology.
Developments in smart packaging
Don't get left behind by the "robot revolution".
Making smart packaging faster and easier for brand owners.
Addressing consumer's changing needs in a competitive retail environment.
New pouch design made from bio-based materials and featuring a compostable zipper.