It was 1035 when a Persian traveler walked into a market in Cairo and noted that vegetables, spices and hardware were wrapped in paper for the customers. This is the earliest record of packaging. Since then, packaging has evolved into a great industry that serves so many purposes for modern society, making package design one of the most essential elements to sell products.
First impressions make all the difference, especially in a fast-paced age when everyone is just too busy to take a step back to wait and see. But what kind of design will impress the consumers? In this particular post we want to show you some possible answers by showcasing 36 extraordinary packaging designs by extraordinary designers.
With that said, you might be able to pick up a lot of interesting visual elements to use in your designs as well.
An impressive packaging design that shows the smokers what the cigarettes can offer them – faster path to death. (Image Source: Reynolds and Reyner)
Anti-Theft Lunch Bags
“Anti-Theft Lunch Bags are zipper bags that have green splotches printed on both sides, making your freshly prepared lunch look spoiled. Don’t let a sticky-fingered co-worker or schoolyard bully get away with your lunch ever again!” (Image Source: thinkofthe)
Ever wanted to have some butter yet you have to find a spoon somewhere? Well this packaging design actually solves that problem. (Image Source: Yanko Design)