This is absolutely brilliant package design by Nosigner for a company that produces maekake (traditional workman aprons). See more in this Spoon & Tamago post.
I really love this video that shows how my buddy Duncan Shotton is putting together his latest product, the limited edition Soy Shape dipping dishes. As you’ll see, one of the difficult aspects of the process is the packaging, which is done by hand by Duncan and his lovely wife (pictured). Found via Canvas.
Lovely Package takes a look at a few examples of package design for Japan’s Calpis drinks. The branding was done by Taku Satoh. The packaging pictured is for gift sets of various Calpis drinks.
In the US, 7-Eleven has introduced a host of products featuring packaging inspired by NHK’s mascot, Domo-kun. Slurpee cups will be part of the deal, and from this quote by Evan Brody, the company’s marketing manager, you can see that there’s a lot of respect for the character: “consumers love crazy Japanese shit.”
Designboom takes a look at the DMN Design Workshop Exhibition (Vol. 10) held during this past week’s design festivities, with the theme of “Box.” Directed by Naoto Fukasawa, the catalog for the show can be purchased online here.
Nosigner‘s beautiful packaging for Kanpyo Udon has won the Platinum Award in the food category of the prestigious Pentawards package design competition. Not only that, but his TRUSS bookshelf (below) — part of AWA, a new brand produced in cooperation with the Tokushima Wood & Bamboo Industrial Cooperative Society Confederation — is the recipient of […]
Some nice minimalist packaging for bottled coffee. Via FFFFOUND!
I’m not a big drinker of milk — even got my parents worried when I was a child — but this cute packaging for Shinrin no Gyunyu (Forest Milk) sure makes me want to drink some of it. Or at the very least to store a few bottles on the trays in my fridge. Via […]
I really like this pared-down design for the packaging of the AQ 03 supplement bottle. Via FFFFOUND! Update (16/12/18): The image is no longer available.