Package Design Unboxd

Package Design Unboxd

Your ears are about to unbox the best damn packaging design podcast.

Learn everything from the basics of packaging concept development to what is required to recycle packaging. My goal is to teach you the ins and outs of packaging design and how to build a brand, an agency, or a department that focuses on sustainability and delivering memorable consumer experiences.

Our guests are leaders in their industries. They're eager to teach, explore, and discover the future of packaging design.

If you are interested in appearing or advertising on the podcast please contact us. We'd love to hear from you.

 

 

Recent Episodes

How creative strategy works for packaging | Ep 102

Aug. 10, 2022

Chloe Templeman, Executive Creative Director at BigFish London explains what strategy is, how it shapes the brief, and how it defines success in packaging design. In this episode you are going to get 3 big things: 1) What ha…

Why Creeper Shopping Makes You a Better Packaging Designer | Ep 101

Aug. 4, 2022

Experiencing the Consumer Journey Before Designing Anything is critical to your packaging design process. Yes it's fun to design and solve problems, but going through the journey yourself then watching others go through it w…

Top Packaging Design Trends for 2023 | Ep 100

July 29, 2022

What are the packaging design trends for 2023? Beyond sustainability we're looking at what is trending from across the planet. You'll be sure to spot these trends coming before the end of the year. So if you're a graphic des…

How To Go From Graphics to Packaging Designer | Ep. 99

July 20, 2022

In this episode I explain my transition from graphic designer to packaging designer and the steps I went through to launch my career in a new-to-me industry. In this episode you'll get a few key insights: 1) How to stand out…

Packaging Files - RGB vs CMYK | Ep 98

July 15, 2022

In response to some overwhelming feedback on social media let's discuss RGB vs CMYK in the print world and is it time to learn a new trick? In this episode recorded while driving to a press check (sorry of the background noi…

How to Choose Materials For Sustainable Packaging Design | Ep 97

July 12, 2022

Ever wonder how packaging professionals select materials, how they help brands become more sustainable, or how geography can impact the materials you choose? In this episode Evelio shares the first step before you select mat…

How Packaging Sounds & What You're Not Considering | Ep 96

June 22, 2022

When you design packaging you think about looks, feel, product protection, and maybe you think about competing on shelf. But have you ever thought about how your packaging sounds? The way your packaging sounds can turn off c…

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Packaging Design, Engineering, and Freelance with Matt Hanzly | Ep 95

June 20, 2022

Matt Hanzly 3D artist, packaging designer, and engineer shares what he's learned working with consumer electronics packaging in visual, structural, and CAD development. He shares his process of sketching, the tools he uses t…

Guest: Matt Hanzly
Packaging Design

Type Design Can Make or Break Your Packaging | Ep 94

May 26, 2022

Have you ever hired a type designer to design type for your packaging? Sometimes it feels like that's something saved for the big brands or major agencies, but it's not. Type Designer Scott Biersack and Evelio discuss the fi…

Waste 360 Waste Expo Sustainable Packaging from Vegas | Ep 93

May 13, 2022

What happens when you get 4 packaging nerds on stage at the largest Waste industry event in Vegas? Find out what we covered, what we learned, and how your packaging decisions are just the tip of the iceberg when we discuss e…

Sustainability Packaging Design

Designing Sustainable Packaging Part 4 of 4 | Ep 92

May 5, 2022

Whoo! We hit nearly 100 episodes on the podcast, thank you so much for listening. Today we are talking to Michael Napoli of Terracycle and wrapping up our 4 part series on designing sustainable packaging. ** Want to appear o…

Designing Sustainable Packaging Part 3 of 4: Reusable Packaging | Ep 91

April 28, 2022

Michael Napoli, VP of Material Sales at Terracycle, is a designer turned sustainability expert. He shares how design has to evolve to support sustainability and how it's critical to stay informed and not fall behind. Here's …

Designing Sustainable Packaging Pt 2 of 4: Carbon Neutrality | Ep 90

April 21, 2022

Michael Napoli, VP of Material Sales at Terracycle, is a designer turned sustainability expert. He shares how design has to evolve to support sustainability and how it's critical to stay informed and not fall behind. Now if …

Sustainability Packaging Design

Designing Sustainable Packaging with Terracycle Pt 1 of 4 | Ep 89

April 12, 2022

Michael Napoli, VP of Material Sales at Terracycle, is a designer turned sustainability expert. He shares how design has to evolve to support sustainability and how it's critical to stay informed and not fall behind. Now if …

Packaging Design Business Of Packaging

Packaging Design En Español con Hernan Braberman | Ep 88

April 4, 2022

En el episodio de hoy hablamos con Hernan Braberman Director de Diseño de Tridimage de Argentina. Trabajan con marcas de todo el mundo y tratan con productos de todos los sectores. En este episodio, aprenderá sobre empaques …

Recent Blog Posts

The Truth About Recycling Packaging in 2021

What materials are accepted, how does recycling work, and how is recycling failing? Take a complete tour and get answers to questions asked by a professi…