Posts Tagged ‘packaging’

While it’s a really fun idea, this Lee bag – that turns into a calendar, stickers, checkerboard, Do Not Disturb sign and more – kind of misses the point. If you want an eco-friendly initiative, printing millions of bags isn’t the way to do it. Why not make a reusable bag? Why not make a […]

I was going to save this for a Friday FAIL, but then I realized it’s a WIN. This reminds me of back in the day when my fellow copywriters and I would pick an obscure word and the first person to successfully work it into an ad was the winner. Via.

It’s so nice of the Gap to give out bags made in the USA… that were actually made in China. Whoops.

Did you know that typewriter ribbon came in tins? (Hell, do you even know what a typewriter is?) Either way, check out these beautifully designed packages for something as disposable as typewriter ribbon. It’s sad that real, honest design like this has mostly gone the way of the dinosaur (or the typewriter). Via.

You’d think Camel would know better than to co-opt a cultural icon of one of the most anti-smoking cities in all of America. They’re out with a limited edition box that celebrates the history of the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood – but apparently no one on the project has ever been to SF. Because if they had, they’d know […]

There’s an old Dennis Leary bit where he says: He wants to make the warnings on the packs bigger. Yeah! He wants the whole front of the pack to be the warning. Like the problem is we just haven’t noticed yet. Right? Like he’s going to get his way and all of the sudden smokers […]

With Prop 19 – the legalization of pot in California – up on the ballot in a week, there is the very real possibility that companies will soon be diving into the branding of the drug. (Currently, most polls show Prop 19 losing by a small but negatively-trending margin.) So it seems like a good […]