Top Packaging Design Blogs 2018
If you’re a packaging professional looking for inspiration on your next great design, we recommend bookmarking these top packaging design blogs from around the web.
Packaging comes in all shapes, sizes and colors. For the creatives at work behind the scenes, the only limitation is their own imagination. If you’re a packaging professional looking for inspiration on your next great packaging design, we recommend bookmarking these top packaging design blogs from around the web. In no particular order, the top packaging design blogs of 2018:
Packaging Design Archive
Packaging Design Archive finds, catalogues and shares the best examples of innovative packaging projects. Discover packaging concepts, ideas and projects from around the world, including experimental projects, competition entries and design agency submissions. This extensive catalogue is organized by categories, including end-user packaging, ready-to-use packaging, contemporary packaging and single-product packaging.
Founded in 2007, The Dieline is one of the most established and well-respected packaging design resources in the industry. Claiming to be the world’s most visited packaging design website, The Dieline recognizes "the absolute and best in packaging design worldwide and bring awareness to the immense value that lies in well-designed brand packaging.
Dexigner publishes the latest design news, events, competitions, books and resources for illustrators, engineers, artists and creatives of all kinds. The “Packaging Design” category has posts dating all the way back to 2010, so there is plenty of information to be found and inspiration to be had.
Packaging of the World
Packaging of the World aims to inspire designers by curating some of the most interesting and creative packaging concepts, redesigns and projects. The blog boasts a collection of more than 20,000 examples of creative packaging from around the world. Browse by industry, country, project type and packaging materials.
French site Packaging UQAM (the official blog of the Université du Québec à Montréal’s School of Design) is an excellent showcase of innovative packaging research and design projects that might have flown under your radar. The well-curated packaging blog archive dates to 2007 and has well over a thousand posts, including creative solutions from slightly further afield for storing plenty of unusual products.
BP&O (Branding, Packaging and Opinion) is the personal blog of Richard Blaird, freelance designer and an editor of The Dieline. Baird specializes in the development of brand identities and packaging. His thoughts and opinions on packaging designs are insightful for anyone involved in the creative side of packaging. All around, a great resource for finding new packaging designs and ideas from around the world.
PRINT has been a go-to resource for design inspiration, education and dialogue for almost 80 years. The Packaging section of the site covers everything from large-scale branding initiatives to new ideas in food-label design, by the top packaging design firms all over the world. PRINT also includes interviews with packaging designers, branding experts and other creatives.
Ambalaj is the musings and insights of Kristina de Verdier, former Senior Design Manager at Tetra Pak and the founder and design director of KDV Design Studio, a creative consultancy located in southern Sweden. The blog was founded in 2008 and has since grown into one of the world’s most influential sites for design inspiration.
As its name implies, Trending Packaging focuses on the bleeding-edge of innovative and creative packaging design. In-depth articles cover not only the latest in packaging trends, but tutorials, interviews and packaging events from around the world.
Packaging Inspiration works to “inspire packaging designers every day.” To accomplish this, the team selects the best packaging of today and offers opinions, insights and critiques to help packaging designers and creatives in their own work. If you are looking for an avenue to contribute your own expertise, Packaging Inspiration is looking for professional packaging designers to share their opinions about modern packaging designs and trends.
What are some of your favorite packaging design blogs? Where else do you look for inspiration? If you have any recommendations or resources you want to share, we’d love to hear from you. We’d also like to speak with you if you have questions about retail and transport packaging design, specifically designs meant to give your brand a competitive advantage on the global scale.