Bonobo: Leif Podhajsky

Curator: David Sherwin
date: April 9, 2014
Categories: Package Design
Tags: LP design, music, Packaging
In today’s age of crunchy MP3-based digital music, I am still a sucker for beautifully designed box art. A well-designed CD or LP can still exist as a logical extension of a musician’s work, for those of us still addicted to the physical packaging. 
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Compartés Chocolates World and Infinite Dream Bars: Jonathan Grahm

Curator: David Sherwin
date: April 7, 2014
Categories: Illustration, Package Design
Tags: Chocolate, dessert, food, Packaging
“You have to try this chocolate,” my co-worker said, pointing me to a dark chocolate bar sitting on her desk. This happens frequently. Friends know me as a chocolate aficionado, and when I travel the world for work or pleasure, I’m always dropping by local chocolatiers to sample their products. My pantry at home always has five to six bars from various producers, which are slowly nibbled at after dinner. But this dark chocolate bar was different. Not just because this Compartés chocolate bar was a decadent mix of dark chocolate, peanut butter, honey and sea salt—one of the best in this genre I’d tasted in some time. It was because of the striking, artistically rendered package.
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Tall Tales From a Large Man: Aaron Draplin

Curator: Firebelly Design
date: December 13, 2013
Categories: Brand & Identity Systems Design, Design for Entertaining, Package Design, Promotional Design & Advertising, Typographic Design
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Aaron Draplin has to be the hardest working designer in the country.

Throughout this week on Design Envy, each of our posts will feature an aspect that we value greatly within our studio. Today’s post speaks to commitment.
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Gifpop!: Sha Hwang and Rachel Binx

Curator: Eric Rodenbeck
date: November 5, 2013
Categories: Information Design, Motion Graphics, Package Design
Tags: animation, Kickstarter
Gifpop! is a project that lets you make physical objects out of digital media. Specifically, Gifpop! takes animated .gifs—the ubiquitous artifacts of the moving web—and turns them into beautiful lenticular prints that move in space. It’s one of those ideas that’s so simple and beautiful that you smack your forehead and think, “Why didn’t I think of that?” Which is just perfect.
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Ott and Stein for Edition RZ

Curator: Jett Butler
date: October 18, 2013
Categories: Brand & Identity Systems Design, Package Design, Typographic Design
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Ott+Stein’s latest permutation and minimalist experiment for Edition RZ. 
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