‘Dutch Heights #2′ presents the year’s best work by award-winning Dutch architects, visual artists, actors, directors, illustrators, photographers, packaging designers, writers, poets, designers, theater makers, musicians and other performers. ‘Dutch Heights #2′ is the second volume in a new series yearbooks, designed by Irma Boom and produced by the best graphic production companies in the Netherlands.
”You do know a great package when you see one. But what makes it great? Packaging design, in fact, is an act of balancing between creativity and functionality. ‘Pack Your Life’ focuses on the visual side of the package, its graphical appeal, not that much on package engineering.”
crEAte is the-must-have book for every designer connected to the world of food and beverage. Six chapters:’Food Activista’, ‘Wholehearted’, Smart Food’, ‘Packaging’, ‘Food Spaces’ and ‘Typologies’ deal with different aspects of design within gastronomy. An inspiring book published by Gestalten, Berlin 2008
Boxed and Labeled: the inspiring book for the “out-of-the-box” thinking packaging designer. Some of the designs seem to be almost impossible to make and extremely creative, others are beautifully stylish. But all expand the way of thinking about packaging design. For sure al designs strengthen the appearance of the products being packed. Published by Gestalten, Berlin 2009
Looking for a great read that just hit the shelves? Check out ‘The Package Design Book’ written by Julius Wiedemann. This recently published book showcases Pentaward winners from the worldwide packaging design contest. Featuring a vibrantly yellow cover, the book itself is an example of eye-catching design not to mention having over 400 product pages. Each page has high quality images of food, beverage, and beauty products along with a short summary about the packaging design. The Package Design Book can be purchased at TASCHEN.