Sustainable innovation is the holy grail of modern design, but how realistic is the ambition to combine aesthetics with practicality and green credentials?
From elegant designs for cannabidiol oil cosmetics to compostable materials and plastic-free deliveries, innovation in packaging is almost as important as the products themselves
In a bid to reduce single-use plastics, there’s a growing trend for beauty brands to move towards recyclable and refillable packaging
Designing packaging that is easier to read, open and use for blind and disabled people ultimately improves everyone’s user experience
Artificial intelligence is shaking up the world of work, automating out routine tasks and freeing workers to concentrate on the more creative elements of their job. But it can often be surprisingly good at mimicking human creativity, and with varying levels of human involvement is now making inroads into new areas of work
From materials to marketing, innovative packaging designs are helping to launch impactful new brands
Global cultural differences can influence, or even dictate, design changes in packaging, reflecting local consumer demands
It is proving a useful tool in enabling companies from multiple sectors to revolutionise their supply chains and 3D printing can also achieve significant cost-savings