KFC: Speed Packaging

KFC: Speed Packaging

Limited time offer for top monthly spenders in Thailand is this KFC Speed Packaging campaign.  Top spenders are treated to custom product packaging that promotes the quick and speedy delivery that KFC is known for in Thailand. (more…)

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Interview with Benjamin De Cock @ Stripe

Interview with Designer Benjamin De Cock @ Stripe

What’s it like working at Stripe?

From a designer’s perspective, it’s ridiculously good. The founders understand and care about design to an unreasonable degree, which is remarkable considering the very nature of our product (basically a payments API). More generally, I feel like there’s a culture of excellence, of naturally going the extra mile, which is inspiring and motivating for everyone. (more…)

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Hover is dead. Long live hover.

Hover is dead. Long live hover.

Two and a half years ago, I was doing user research sessions on a desktop web product that allowed readers to comment on a news article inline. We’d observed tons of people of all ages and kinds who would scan large bodies of text by hovering over each line with their mouse cursor or even by highlighting the text they’d already completed. With this in mind, we decided make our product invisible until a person hovered over any given paragraph. (more…)

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40 Awesome Cartoon Character Design Tutorials

40 Awesome Cartoon Character Design Tutorials

There are numerous tutorials around the web explaining how to create different characters step by step. That’s why in this list we have here, there are 40 cool tutorials to help you create lovable cartoon characters – some familiar, some new. Also included are tutorials on character poses, character sprite sheet and comic character sheets.

These simple will teach you the ins and outs of character design and you can see works of other designers from around the globe in the comments under each tutorial.

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Tokyo Bousai by Nosigner, Japan

Tokyo Bousai by Nosigner, Japan

Tokyo Bousai is a disaster preparedness pack compiled by The Tokyo Metropolitan Government that outlines the steps to take in preparation for and in response to an earthquake or other major disaster in Tokyo and the surrounding area. The pack was sent out to over 7.5 million households and was designed by Nosigner working in collaboration with Dentsu Inc. It features maps, stickers and leaflet, and a manual that mixes impactful colour and type with detailed illustration, manga, rhino character and flipbook animation.

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Aviation American Gin Batch Distilled

Aviation American Gin Batch Distilled

Aviation Gin, served up in a beautiful bottle reminiscent of the Great Gatsby era, caused quite a stir when it was released just over a decade ago… The years since may not have been without turbulence, but suffice it to say Aviation is a gin that has traveled the world and was one of the early pioneers in this new era of craft gin. (more…)

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Salt Point Liquor Can Packaging Design

Salt Point Liquor Can Packaging Design

Established in Mill Valley, CA. Salt Point is inspired by the Pacific Coast, a tasteful blend of all natural ginger, lime, American vodka and a hint of pineapple create a Mule unlike any other. We were tasked with designing all the branding for Salt Point pre-made cocktails, including packaging, stationary, POS and web.” (more…)

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brum brum bike box packaging

The Brum Brum Bike Box Packaging

Our first handmade prototypes brilliantly served as exhibition stands for Brum Brum balance bikes first participation in international exhibitions. Experience and feedback from our potential customers was really helping to realize the necessary improvements and changes that had to be made to create the Brum Box. (more…)

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the bay tree foods packaging

The Bay Tree Foods Packaging

The new packaging design puts the Bay Tree brand mark at the centre of this expression. The original logo has been reworked and finessed and given pride of place on the jar. Rather than a passive manufacturer’s endorsement, the tree is now central to the label architecture and to building the ‘transformation’ story:   (more…)

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daily doses cold brew coffee packaging design

Daily Doses Cold Brew Coffee Label Packaging Design

Objective: to create an attractive packaging label for a cold brew concentrate to stand out in a Whole Foods-type grocery store, and to design a newspaper ad and website to promote the product. Strategy: I undertook creating a poignant label which is informative and reminiscent of newspapers to associate the morning ritual of drinking coffee. (more…)

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