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Dec. 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 recycl…

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Dec. 9, 2021

Sustainable Packaging 2021 | Ep 73

We are taking this opportunity to do something a little different today! This episode's focus is on sustainable packaging and we …

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Dec. 2, 2021

Go Green Save Green | Ep 72

Long-form and ‘doom and gloom’ content on sustainability arguably lack efficacy because readers either lose focus or end up feeli…

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Nov. 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 large…

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Nov. 11, 2021

Understanding Design Means Understanding Manufacturing | Ep 70

When you focus on manufacturing, you learn about the materials and processes behind a product, and this knowledge only makes you …

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Oct. 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 l…

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Oct. 19, 2021

Packaging’s Zero Waste Future with Guillermo Dufranc | Ep 68

Today, we’re discussing the realities of waste management in Argentina and the lengths that people go to in order to be just a li…

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Oct. 11, 2021

Bringing Back Reusable Glass Bottle with Caren McNamara | Ep 67

Years ago, the return and reuse of glass bottles was common practice, but when convenience began to dominate the messaging around…

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Oct. 4, 2021

Plastic Shouldn't Last Forever - How to Make Plastic Biodegrade | Ep …

Polymers, additives, and everything it takes to make plastic packaging plus how to make it biodegrade under various environments.…

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Sept. 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 che…

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Sept. 17, 2021

Packaging Design & Recycling: How France Will Save the World From Pla…

In this episode Evelio (@eveliomattos) speaks to Vincent Colard of Citeo.com a company working hand in hand with packaging design…

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Sept. 8, 2021

Packaging's Antimicrobial Future with DesignSake | Ep 63

Ever wondered what the future of packaging looks like? You’re not alone. In fact, it’s a question that has been on the minds of m…

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Sept. 2, 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 wi…

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Aug. 25, 2021

Engineering Packaging Logistics & Supply Chains | Ep 61

Supply chains are breaking down, freight rates are blowing up, and today there are even brands that are paying off dock workers t…

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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. 3, 2020

Packaging Water with Boxed Water is Better | Ep. 21

We've all seen those Boxed Water is Better milk cartons, but are they really better? Can they be recycled and how much does that …

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July 29, 2020

How to Design Packaging WFH Edition | Ep. 20

How do you design packaging while working from home? After watching the most recent Underdogs video about Apple's project Pandora…

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July 22, 2020

How to Save Money When You Buy Packaging | Ep. 19

1) The first one that will help you save money is buying packaging directly from manufacturers. What I mean is today most brands …

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July 20, 2020

Packaging Design w/ Liquid Death Mountain Water | Ep. 18

We speak to Mike Cessario about the packaging design for Liquid Death and how they've taken social media haters and made them the…

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July 15, 2020

10 Lessons How To Use Foil In Packaging Design Part 2 | Ep. 17

Part 2 of 10 Lessons for Packaging with Foil. April Lytle or Kurz Transfer Products and I provide key insights into how to use fo…

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July 13, 2020

How to Design Packaging for Alcohol Brands - Aether NY | Ep. 16

William Kang and Adrian Ng co-founders of Aether NY talk to us to share their history and celebrate their recent win at the Dieli…

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July 8, 2020

10 Lessons How to Use Foil in Packaging Design Part 1 | Ep. 15

If you’ve ever designed packaging with textures and foils, you know there’s a learning curve to doing it right. I want to bring y…

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July 6, 2020

Competitive In-Store & Online Packaging Design | Ep. 14

What does it take to design award winning packaging that delivers an ROI for online and in-store packaging? Get a behind the scen…

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July 1, 2020

Ten Commandments of Sustainable Packaging Design w/ Katie Kubrak | Ep…

Ever wonder where to get started on sustainable design? Well, this episode of Package Design Unboxd gives you a lot to think abou…

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June 29, 2020

How to Win Packaging Design Awards w/ Pentawards | Ep. 12

Ever want to know what it takes to win a packaging competition? Adam Ryan, the Head of Pentawards joins us to discuss exactly wha…

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June 22, 2020

How CMF and MDD Drive Innovation in Packaging Design | Ep. 11

We speak to Katie Kubrak, Materials and Insights Producer with Nirvana CPH. Learn how CMF and MDD drive innovation in packaging d…

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June 16, 2020

How Wool is Replacing Polystyrene Packaging | Ep. 10

Woolcool is a new packaging material that's been used for thermal insulation for over 13,000 years. Today it's replacing polystyr…

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June 8, 2020

How to Introduce Storytelling into Packaging Design | Ep. 9

We speak to Jess Williams, Founder and Creative Director of Communal Creative in NYC, a branding agency with a passion for storyt…

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June 3, 2020

F&B Packaging Design for Sustainability | Ep. 8

We speak with Valerie Hawks, Head of Production & Sustainability @ Interact Boulder to understand how production supports design …

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June 1, 2020

Packaging Production & Manufacturing w/ Brandi Parker | Ep. 7

We speak with Brandi Parker, Head of Realization @ Pearlfisher where she manages a team that converts designs and ideas into real…

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May 27, 2020

Packaging a Brand w/ Alex Center | Ep. 6

Speaking with Alex Center founder of Center Brooklyn and former Design Director at a little brand named Coke, is a lesson in how …

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May 20, 2020

What is Sustainable Packaging Design? w/ Tom Szaky | Ep. 5

Everyone talks about sustainable packaging, but what exactly is it? Well, that depends, and our guest Tom Szaky agrees as sustain…

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May 19, 2020

Building a Structural Packaging Design Agency w/ Think Packaging | Ep…

How do you build a packaging design agency when you're not in a big city known for design? Ask Mat Bogust of Think Packaging and …

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May 14, 2020

What is Recyclable Packaging? | Ep. 3

Beau Peck Director of Marketing and Zero Waste at The Pro Recycling Group, breaks down the value for packaging designers to under…

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May 11, 2020

What is Luxury Packaging Design | Ep. 2

Vincent Villeger, former Director of Packaging at Burberry discusses what makes luxury packaging powerful, and how to follow you…

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May 6, 2020

Sustainable Packaging Design Materials | Ep. 1

In our first episode we discuss the realities of sustainable packaging design and what to consider when considering sustainable m…

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