Episodes

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 oth…

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April 8, 2021

Is Plastic Packaging As Bad As You've Heard? | Ep. 44

The number one rated plastics material expert, Dr. Chris DeArmitt talks about his research on plastic and plastic packaging waste…

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March 22, 2021

What is Seaweed Packaging? It's NOTPLA | Ep.43

NOTPLA is a seaweed based material used for packaging liquids and now is being turned into heatsealable films that are completely…

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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 d…

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Feb. 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 pack…

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Jan. 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 righ…

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Jan. 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 …

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Jan. 7, 2021

Circular Packaging Design | Ep.38

When you hear the term circular packaging design or circular economy, many people confuse it to mean recycling. Even though the …

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Dec. 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 fil…

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Dec. 18, 2020

Generating Packaging Leads on TikTok | Ep. 36

Struggling to generate leads, not sure where to go, LinkedIn not doing you any favors? Maybe it's time you gave Tiktok a chance. …

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Dec. 9, 2020

Making Good Packaging Design Decisions w/ Adam Peek | Ep. 35

We've all heard E. Adam Peek host his packaging podcast The People of Packaging, so intros episode we turn the tables and ask him…

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Nov. 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 Packag…

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Nov. 23, 2020

What is How 2 Recycle Labeling & Packaging Design | Ep. 33

What is How to Recycle labeling? We talk to Kelly Cramer, the Lead @ How2Recycle.com, a team that helps packaging designers, bran…

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Nov. 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 Insigh…

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Nov. 9, 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 …

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Nov. 5, 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 desi…

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Nov. 2, 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 t…

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Oct. 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 progra…

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Oct. 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, …

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Sept. 2, 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 …

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Aug. 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 unders…

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Aug. 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…

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Aug. 10, 2020

Teaching Youth of Color : 6 Foundations of 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…

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Aug. 5, 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 incl…

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