Russian Virtual Cheese Labels Museum

Curator: Joe Marianek
date: June 5, 2014
Categories: Brand & Identity Design, Illustration, Packaging Design, Typography
Tags: Cheese, Packaging, peace, russia
In a dark corner of the internet, I discovered the Russian Virtual Cheese Label Museum which hosts a beautiful (and seemingly thorough) collection of obscure packaging labels from the second half of the 20th century.
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Pierre Hermé Package: Kenya Hara

Curator: Yo Santosa
date: May 27, 2014
Categories: Packaging Design
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One of my design heroes, wait no, overall hero—Kenya Hara. He’s also on MUJI’s advisory board and was a long term art director there. If you haven’t discovered MUJI, do it now.

I am always inspired by creatives that distill design into its simplest form. This packaging is simple, yet it evokes desire. I want to eat the packaging!
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Unisex Beauty Products for Teens: Sam Farmer

Curator: Femme Den
date: May 22, 2014
Categories: Advertising, Brand & Identity Design, Packaging Design
Tags: beauty products, Design, gender, teenagers, teens, unisex

When he started shopping for deodorant for his two teenaged children, Sam Farmer noticed that all brands went to market with names like “Play It Sexy” and “Enticing” in pink, pouty bottles for girls and “Control” and “Extreme Power” in steel grey or fierce, red packaging for boys. Infuriated that these brands were promoting and enforcing gender–not to mention, sexual–stereotypes, he decided to take matters into his own hands.

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Disrupting the Shaving Experience for Men: Harry's

Curator: Femme Den
date: May 19, 2014
Categories: Advertising, Brand & Identity Design, Experience Design, Packaging Design
Tags: business model, Design, disruption, experience, men, shaving

For years, Gillette and Schick owned 85% of the men’s shaving market, forcing men to choose between “over-priced, over-marketed razors that disrespect [their] intelligence, and low quality, cheap razors that disrespect [their] face.” The co-founders of Harry’s thought it was time to evolve the experience and offer men a more sophisticated, yet cheeky, shaving alternative at a fraction of the price.

 

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REAL 3D: Jonathan Zawada

Curator: Marta Cerdà Alimbau
date: May 1, 2014
Categories: Experience Design, Illustration, Packaging Design
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In this exhibition, Jonathan Zawada brings in this series of 3-D Op art illusions—and something different for the space. 
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