Packaging Design Episodes

January 05, 2022

The Future of Packaging Design Education | Ep 75

Whether you're just starting out using Adobe Dimensions or a seasoned packaging designer with Quark Express in your rearview, this episode dives into the future of packaging design education with Aaron Brashear. You're walkin...

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December 17, 2021

Packaging Design Myths and Misconceptions | Ep 74

This is recorded from a keynote in Lithuania. There are so many myths out there in terms of what is recyclable, what's not recyclable, what kind of material you should use, what material you shouldn’t use, where you should us...

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November 18, 2021

The New Frontier for Molded Fiber | Ep 71

We have all experienced molded fiber, usually as a replacement for foam or plastic inserts (think egg boxes). However, this largely underrated material offers countless possibilities to those bold enough to use it, and it is ...

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October 27, 2021

The Value of Knowing Your Value | Ep 69

This is the story of how your host, Evelio Mattos, won a packaging design and product launch pitch against VaynerMedia and also lost $900,000 in the process. The lesson in today’s episode is about knowing your value and under...

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September 23, 2021

How to Redesign Packaging for Hundreds of SKUs with FORGE | 65

Todd Maute explains how CBX’s FORGE process helps redesign multi-SKU packaging for CPG and retail brands faster and sometimes cheaper. CBX is known for its brand experience development for pet, food, and even pet food brands!...

Packaging Design Business Of Packaging

September 02, 2021

Black-owned Packaging Design Agency, Mind The Font | Ep 62

Kirk Visola, Founder and Creative Director of Mind the Fun, Co-host of Clubhouse's Kirk and Kurtts (Andy Kurtts), and Monday's with Marilyn (Kirk's mom) joins PDU to have a discussion about race and design. Kirk shares the ex...

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August 18, 2021

How to Launch a Packaging Design Agency and Get Clients | Ep 59

Today's guest is Andy Kurtts, the founder of Buttermilk Creative, a food & beverage packaging agency based in North Carolina. After leaving his full-time position over 5 years ago he launched Buttermilk Creative. Andy set out...

Packaging Design Business Of Packaging

August 10, 2021

What's It Take To Design Cannabis Packaging | Ep 58

Rick Fitzgerald is a cannabis packaging designer, founder of cannabis travel site Inndica.com, and print production wizard. He's worked on hundreds of cannabis brands from around the globe and shares everything he's learned so far. So, if you want to start designing packaging for cannabis, you’re going to love this episode. If you’re already designing packaging for Cannabis, you might learn something too! You’re going to learn 3 super major things. 1) State regulations, why you need to work with an experienced cannabis packaging designer 2) How designing Child Resistant cannabis packaging can open up a new career path 3) The requirements for designing graphics on cannbis packaging. Also gain insight into the cannabis industries future, not to mention Rick drop his prediction for countrywide legalization! Do me a favor: Rate, review, and subscribe.

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July 29, 2021

Top 10 Secrets to Designing Sustainable Packaging Revealed | Ep. 55

Everything you need to consider when thinking of deigning sustainable packaging. Materials, processes, questions, and what sustainability even means. Great way to get started.

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July 27, 2021

Sonos Packaging : How to Design Packaging for a Sustainable Future | Ep 54

Jeremy Etchison & Ben Blanchard are the dynamic duo behind SONOS ' Roam packaging. Their team of designers and engineers executed what can be called the future of sustainable tech packaging. A completely recyclable product pa...

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June 28, 2021

How to Design Packaging for DTC with Last Crumb Cookies | Ep 50

Learn what it takes to design, buy, and launch packaging for a start-up. we discuss numbers, concepts, and next steps.

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June 16, 2021

Designing Pride Month Packaging, Selecting Color & Typography, with Zipeng Zhu

In our conversation about packaging design for Pride month with Zipeng Zhu, why men's body wash has grip, and why it's important to share your work to build your network. You'll also get, How Zipeng Zhu selects colors when de...

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April 21, 2021

Product & Packaging Design with Enlisted Design | Ep. 45

Packaging design powerhouse Enlisted Design has designed packaging for brands like All Birds, Fridababy, Linksys, and so many other brands. Beau Oyler CEO of Enlisted shares their approach to designing product and packaging u...

Packaging Design

March 11, 2021

McDonald's Packaging Redesign with Pearlfisher | Ep.42

Why did McDonald's need a packaging redesign, what was being solved, or how long ago did this project kick-off? we get into the details with Matt Sia, Creative Director at Pearlfisher. We discuss Matt's sketching, the pitch m...

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February 18, 2021

Packaging Design and Project Management| Ep. 41

Have you ever wondered how packaging designs and brands navigate timelines And manage all of the moving parts of the complex packaging industry? Have you ever tried to manage your own packaging project from design to manufact...

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