Glass Packaging Institute: 2018 Clear Choice Award Winners Announced

Since 1989, the Clear Choice Awards has honored consumer product goods manufacturers who find unique ways to use glass packaging to tell the story of their brand, create glass containers that stand out on the shelf, and feature innovative designs. The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) announces the winners of its 2018 Clear Choice Awards, which recognize North America’s top brands and manufacturers creating exceptional designs that shape powerful consumer experiences. The seven winners were recognized during a ceremony at the national Packaging That Sells Conference in Chicago. SOURCE: Glass Packaging Institute Advertisements

Two designs made from Metsä Board paperboard win the Green Packaging Star Award 2018

The Green Packaging Star Award was awarded for two designs using fresh fibre paperboards from Metsä Board at FachPack 2018. The T2 Mini Fruit Tea packaging won in the category ‘Design’ and the Pago fruit juice promotion ‘Message on a bottle’ won the first prize in the category ‘Environmentally-friendly Corporate Philosophy. The T2 Mini Fruit Tea packaging, designed by Metsä Board, is printed on the uncoated reverse side of MetsäBoard Pro FBB Bright 250 g/m2 to echo the natural feel of the fruit. The Pago fruit juice promotion was developed by the Austrian Designer Gerlinde Gruber in collaboration with Martha…

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Tetra Pak launches new packaging material effects to help brands attract shoppers’ attention​

Tetra Pak has launched a suite of new packaging material effects, known as Tetra Pak® Artistry, to help food and beverage producers revitalise the look and feel of their products. These effects help brands attract shoppers’ attention without the need for the manufacturer to switch to a new packaging format or invest in new equipment. Tetra Pak Artistry will include:​ Tetra Pak® Reflect: to incorporate holographic effects onto the package Tetra Pak® Metallized: to create a metallic effect Tetra Pak® Craft: to give the package the natural look of bare paperboard with wood fibres SOURCE: Tetra Pak®  

Geometric Label Design for Cooperation Beer of Three Breweries

Label design for cooperation beer of three breweries; Berhet, Browar Dukla, Browar Lasowiak. As a reference to three breweries, the design is based on triangle geometry. The colors reflect national symbols, color overlay symbolizes international co-operation. Even the geometric symbols High Tatras (mountains on the Slovak-Polish borders) the red sky symbolizes the end of the summer. 3 also indicates the 3 fruits and 3 breweries.     DESIGN: Martin Fek