Armenian Design Firm Goes Nuts And Wins Gold.

Backbone Branding is an independent branding studio located in Yerevan, Armenia with a reputation for award winning identity design and packaging. Their stunning packaging design for Pchak brand harvested nuts and fruits has garnered them a Gold Award from the 2017 Pentawards. Read more

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Gentlemen’s Hardware – Stylish Tools For Dad

Father’s Day is less than a week away (June 18th). If you couldn’t find the right gift for your paternal parent, may we suggest any of these beautifully packaged and multi-functional Gentleman’s Hardware Tools? Even if your dad can’t fix crap, these will make him feel quite handy. Read more

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The Matzo Project – Would It Kill You To Try Something New?

The Matzo Project, a line of cutely packaged matzo products, are made in a Kosher bakery in Brooklyn and may be the first update to the ol’ matzo cracker in centuries. Read more

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New Jollypops from Product Invention Studio March.

We’ve covered a few unique lollipops and popsicles on this blog. The beautiful sculptured ones by Nuna, the fun Pop Culture Ice Pops from Stoyn not once, but twice and SchadenFreezers, the world’s most bitter treat on a stick. Now you can add Jollypops to that list. Read more

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Snarky Tea Targets Women With Attitude

While I’ve had my fill of ’empowering’ products for women, I can’t ignore the fun attitude of Snarky Tea, a line of 6 cleverly packaged and hilariously named blends of tea targeting women. How could I? The tagline is “drink your feelings.” Read more

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Uinta’s National Parks Beer Can Designs by Anderson Design Group

To celebrate our National Parks with beer is a good idea. To hire the Anderson Design Group to design the cans is an even better one. That’s exactly what Uinta Brewing of Utah has done with their Rotating National Park Beers. Read more

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Beboe Luxury Cannabis Products from Scott Campbell & Clement Kwan

Tattoo Artist Scott Campbell together with Fashion industry exec Clement Kwan are the latest to get into the cannabis game with a new luxury line – if you can call two products a line – named Beboe. Read more

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60 Best 2016 Best Of Lists – from Art to Entertainment to Tech.

When it comes to the things that interest me, I’ve turned to those sites, curators and magazines I feel are the best arbiters of taste for each category – be it products, experiences or services. Take a look at these experts’ picks from such categories as art, architecture, cars, interior design, photography, logo design, packaging, books, podcasts, video games, fashion, food, drink, music, gadgets, travel, websites, television, mobile apps, movies, videos and more for the best of 2016 in everything. Read more

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Kiehl’s & FAILE Feed The Hungry With Limited Edition Holiday Collection

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Each year at Holiday time Kiehl’s teams up with a designer or artist to produce specially designed packaging for some of their most popular products and donates the proceeds to a charity. This year they’ve collaborated with Brooklyn-based artists Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller of FAILE for Baby Give Back, with proceeds benefiting Feeding America. Read more

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Paqui Carolina Reaper Madness: A Chip So Blistering Hot, It’s Sold One At A Time.

The Carolina Reaper Madness Chip is from Texas-based Paqui, makers of gourmet gluten-free tortilla chips. It is made with the hottest chili pepper on the planet, measuring over 1.5 million units on the Scoville Heat Scale. It’s so hot, it’s sold only ONE chip at a time, cleverly packaged in a coffin. Read more

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