packaging

07/21/2014: Kid O packaging

Bold colors, san serif fonts and simple, clean design. Studio Lin does an excellent job reflecting the style and clean design of the Kid O baby toys. Other nice touches include turning line art versions on one side of the box and using a neutral brown to note the practical information about the toys....

05/26/2014: Krampus defence kit

The Regional Design Annual is your chance to represent the design scene in your region. Plus, all winners will appear in our highly searched index of winners. Enter today. Out of the Midwest Region comes RDA winner Swink, whose Krampus defence kit self-promotion for both themselves and Theory Three shows off their packaging skills and...

Image of the Day: 10/18/2013: Chocolate packaging

Alex Register created the identity and this sophisticated packaging for the Yonder & Co. Chocolate Shop. The look establishes a specialized handmade quality to the product and the primary color scheme allows one to easy distinguish the varieties. You can check out more pictures here. Via The Dieline.

Litho-Mania: Marketing with Lithography, Circa 1939

My last post concerned the photoengraving industry of the pre-Depression period. This week it’s pre-WWII lithography! Litho Media: A Demonstration of the Selling Power of Lithography, published in 1939 by Roger Stephens and edited by H. Homer Buckelmueller and Colin Campbell, is a 206-page, 12-by-15-inch slipcased bible produced to help publicize the successful and...

Black Dahlia Murder, Part 2: The Victim’s Makeup

Wrapping up my interview with crime historian Joan Renner, we delve deeper into an unsolved murder mystery. Joan explores her theory that the victim’s Black Dahlia persona began when she was still alive. Read part one, with more details of the Dahlia investigation, here. Our conversation picks up with Joan describing her passion for...