Packaging Design Episodes

January 21, 2021

Paper, Packaging Design's Secret Weapon | Ep.40

A big part in packaging design is selecting materials. Are the materials strong enough, flexible enough, do they produce the right amount of cushion? But beyond the protective properties of packaging, we need packaging to con...

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January 18, 2021

Professional Designers in Packaging Education | Ep. 39

When it comes to packaging design education there are many paths to take and many times we're unclear with where those paths can take you. In this episode we discuss packaging education and the program Gerardo Herrera has bui...

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December 21, 2020

How to Design Packaging to Overcome Business Challenges | Ep. 37

How does packaging impact transportation, warehousing, inventory, finance, IT, Automation, even systems management? Learn how fill-rate, box size, and distribution can make or break your business. We talk to Joe Fernandez, Se...

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November 30, 2020

Guide to Sustainable Packaging Suppliers | Ep. 34

Interested in sustainable packaging? Learn how to source materials, designers, and manufacturers with Guacamole Airplane's Packaging Supplier's Guide.

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November 16, 2020

Consumer Tracking & Packaging Design | Ep. 32

Dr. Andrew Hurley offers the answer to "Will your packaging design changes deliver a measurable ROI?" His platform Package Insight offers an eye into consumer thoughts, emotions, and how they actually interact with your packa...

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November 09, 2020

Packaging Design for Purpose, Emotion, and Function | Ep. 31

Today’s Guests are Chris Cook & Audra Nebolini, ACDs at CBX. Here's what we discuss and what you can learn more about: Packaging design strategy , what it's like in a major brand strategy session Setting benchmarks for succes...

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November 05, 2020

The Future of Online Packaging Design Education | Ep. 30

What do professional designers do when they want to learn something new? They can’t always run off to the fanciest packaging design schools. They look for what fits into their busy lives. Online design education, from YouTube...

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November 02, 2020

How to Design Packaging for a Smashbrand | Ep. 29

Michael Keplinger joins us to discuss the packaging design and brand building strategies it takes to launch a Smashbrand. We'll talk about testing, substrates, print processes, and how to view packaging as a start-up or an es...

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October 26, 2020

Packaging Design Education in Finland's Aalto University | Ep. 28

Markus Joutsela is a Visual Communications lecturer at Finland's famous Aalto University. Markus also founded the Pack-Age program which takes students from every discipline and combines them to create packaging innovation ma...

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October 12, 2020

Print Production for Packaging Design | Ep. 27

With over 35 years of experience in design and print, we only scratch the surface of Lisa’s experience. But lucky for all of us, Lisa has also launched a print production class online to teach you how to design to print and h...

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September 02, 2020

Rebranding Cannabis Packaging | Ep. 26

In episode 26, we discuss everything you need to know in order to begin designing cannabis packaging. Our guest Jared Mirsky is one of the most well-known cannabis brand agents in the game today. He's shared his story about ...

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August 24, 2020

Why You Need Packaging Guidelines | Ep. 25

We speak with Logan Steinfeld, Staples' Manager of Product Design who oversees product development and packaging design to understand not only what packaging guidelines are for, but what they entail. Logan's team recently la...

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August 13, 2020

5 Unconventional Questions to Ask Before Every Package Design | Ep. 24

1) What is the product and how many skus will there be to start? For example if the product is a pair of sun glasses and it comes in 10 colors, those are 10 SKUs you will be designing packaging for. 2) How Much? What will t...

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August 10, 2020

Inspiring Youth of Color To Learn About Design | Ep 23

Deon Mixon, like so many other designers of color have experienced being the the only African American designer in a design class, a design agency, and in front of the client. Deon developed DesignEye | The Graphic Design Edu...

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August 05, 2020

Is Your Packaging Prop 67 Compliant? | Ep. 22

Understanding how Prop 67 impacts your business's packaging design and manufacturing. What it means, and what you need to do including these four things: The name of the manufacturer: 1) The manufacturer, not the reseller, th...

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