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Brera Design District supports Best Packaging 2018

The contest organized by Istituto Italiano Imballaggio, which culminates with the presentation of the Oscars for best packaging creations, receives a new and prestigious sponsor: Brera Design District (BDD).

10 pack beauty trends

CosmoprofTrends is the new benchmark for the Beauty Community, launched during the 50th edition of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2017.
To discover prevailing products and trends, the trend agency Beautystreams has created a digital guide with the 50 most interesting products and 10 trends selected during the days of the event.  

Interpack….. first come, first served!

We have been writing about packaging for more than 20 years. Yet we have never ceased to imagine a better packaging. For everyone.
Which is why we invite you to our stand at interpack (North Entrance - B08) on May 9, from 4 pm onwards, where you can receive a free copy of the book ”Naturally technological packaging”.

Best Packaging 2017: the finalists

Anniversary number 60 for the Italian Packaging Oscar. The finalists of the contest and the initiatives scheduled during the Milan Fuorisalone, fielded by the Istituto Italiano Imballaggio to promote creativity and scientific knowledge of an industry that is top internationally.

Senses & scents

ACCADEMIA DEL PROFUMO. Following some candid thoughts on the cosmetic product par excellence, the finalist fragrances in the 28th edition of the Academy Awards (part of Cosmetica Italia) show off their aesthetic and communicative value. The winners will be announced on 3 May.

Packaging design: for a conscious innovation

The book’s aim is to identify and describe innovative solutions that are transferable to industry. Innovating with tangible benefits to the consumer and to business, and with appropriate focus on the system’s environmental sustainability is a mission for both the Polytechnic of Milan and Comieco, which with this book chronicle years of shared projects.

Barbara Del Curto

Pentawards 2016: Simplicity awarded

The jury headed by Gérard Caron chose the winners of the International Pentawards 2016, which go to the best packaging design solutions worldwide, divided into five categories (Beverages, Food, Body, Other Markets, Luxury). The celebration of the 10th anniversary of the event coincided with a massive participation of members: 1,843 entries from 54 countries covering the 5 continents. In addition to the Diamond Award and 5 Platinum, the jury awarded 47 Gold, Silver and Bronze awards, representing 34 countries.
With the watchword “less is more”, the experts awarded design packaging solutions featuring simplicity.

Complete lines for the beverage industry: guarantee of quality

Sidel is highlighting the importance of complete line solutions in delivering optimum performance for beverage producers, along with the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO). Strategies and reality of a world leading global provider of PET solutions for liquid packaging.

A journey amid the signs of Milan

Once upon a time there was a city, with its streets, shops and talents... But attentive readers will notice that Milan still exists, and still has much to offer (maybe even more), if only they let themselves wonder at the stories of Pixartprinting, in a journey of historic signage and contemporary representation, a harmony of somber nostalgia and elegant practical sense.

Brand new thinking

Despite their constant focus upon the ‘next big thing’, brands are often happier when slightly tweaking existing formats. Des King reports from the UK’s Packaging Innovations show. Des King

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