packaging

Oct 9, 2020

The world's best packaging design from Asia-Pacific

INSPIRATION STATION: China and Japan won big at this year's Pentawards—the world's leading awards for packaging design. Have a look at winning work out of APAC.

Aug 22, 2019

Sea change: What FMCG brands are doing about plastic pollution

The government in Indonesia is pushing sustainability, and brands are talking about it more than ever. But environmental critics aren't yet impressed.

May 2, 2018

How a sugarcane-juice brand in Thailand went for 'love (buy) at first sight'

While practical reasons often prevent beverage brands from trying daring packaging concepts, Rai Mai Jon chose a design meant to get attention online.

May 10, 2017

Dove's body-shaped bottles backfire

The Unilever brand celebrated body diversity with limited edition packaging, but many consumers were insulted, not inspired, by the "Real Beauty" message.

Aug 30, 2016

CASE STUDY: Healthy appeal rekindles tomato-juice demand in Japan

A marketer from one of Japan’s top Japanese vegetable and fruit juice producers explains how new packaging helped more than triple tomato beverage sales.

Feb 16, 2015

Packaging as media in the age of digital printing

Thanks to advances in digital printing, packaging design no longer has to be set in stone. Katie Ewer of JKR takes a look at how brands are using this new flexibility, for better or worse.