We often consider the products we use and their packaging to be two separate things – the product is the thing we want, and its packaging is a piece of trash to be thrown away. Good design isn’t just about the product – it’s about good packaging as well. These 30 ingenious packaging designs, however, prove that a well-designed package can complement or even enhance the product it was designed to carry.
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Nathan Ripperger, a U.S. designer and video producer, has come up with a hilarious way to catalog the bizarre and hilarious conversations one can have when raising children. His series of posters, called “Things I’ve Said To My Children,” shares some of the fantastic things that Ripperger has had to say to his children with us all. “These posters[...] feature a phrase that I believe the only reason they left my mouth was [due] to my children.”
Photographer’s job is probably one of the most romanticized jobs today, but is the reality all that nice and attractive? Aiming to mock the most popular stereotypes and general misconceptions about the profession, the Shoppe Designs studio presents a series of sarcastic posters, called Shoppe Satire. The posters feature the answers that most photographers probably try to keep to themselves in order to avoid conflicts.
To celebrate the Science Day in India, Mumbai-based graphic designer Kapil Bhagat created a series of minimalist typographic posters featuring the names of famous scientists. Each design cues to an invention, a theory or an achievement that the scientist is known for. For example, Newton drops an “O” to illustrate gravity, a massive “C” in Copernicus reminds us that he figured the Earth was actually round.
Love makes even the most rational and reserved of us act like teenagers – drool over a photo of the beloved one, sigh deeply at night and talk fluffy words. Australian art collective “Hubbawelcome” mocks this in their Valentine’s Day greeting cards, placing ironic and somewhat stalker-ish captions next to cute and childish drawings.
“Escher on steroids” – this is how some commenters describe the illustrations by Oscar Ramos. In his latest project Ad+, Chilean artist shows that it’s possible to merge two completely different things with such smooth transition that you hardly notice how a baggy Converse turns into a paradise island in the same picture.
To commemorate the 55th anniversary of the LEGO brick, the company has issued 55 graphic riddles where LEGO bricks represent various characters from movies, songs, cultural or political highlights that occurred over the last 55 years. Some of them are a bit more obvious than the others, but constructing the right answer from the hints feels almost like a mental LEGO game. Try and see how many of the riddles you can solve!
Frustrated by stupid client criticism, Irish graphic designers Mark Shanley and Paddy Treacy decided to turn their “favorite worst feedback” into posters. The guys worked together on so-called “Sharp Suits” series with a team of other ad creatives, designers, animators, directors, illustrators and more, who must’ve all appreciated a chance to let out some of their exasperation in a creative way.
Ever thought that clever quotes from books could be used for any other purpose than trying to impress snobs and the parents of your significant other? Well, a New York-based graphic designer Evan Robertson sure did, and ended up turning his favorite book lines into beautiful graphic posters.