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Top 10 Ways to Celebrate National #PackagingDesignDay

by Elizabeth Freeman on 05/04/2016 | 2 Minute Read

National Packaging Design Day is only two days away, and we couldn’t be more excited! We put together ten great ways to celebrate throughout the day, from sharing your favorite designs to choosing happy hour drinks based solely on packaging. And of course – Don’t forget to share your posts using #PackagingDesignDay!


#01

SHARE DESIGN QUOTES TO LIVE BY

The design gods have spoken, and it has inspired your life on the journey of design - share it with world! Just Please don’t post anything with soaring eagles or bodies of water.

 

#02

POST PACKAGING DESIGNS YOU LOVE ON INSTAGRAM

Whether it’s a project you created or somebody else’s that has inspires you, post it or regram it on Instagram. I’m sure it’ll get a lot of ♥.

 

#03

CREATE A BOX OR BAG USING THE PACKAGING & DIELINES BOOK

There’s no excuse for basic. Download this free resource from TheDieline + Design Packaging for dielines to create your masterpiece.

 

#04

PROMOTE YOUR WORK

Be absolutely shameless. Seize this opportunity to show your mad design skills from structure to design. Style it pretty and flaunt it in their face.

 

#05

SHOW WHAT HAPPENS BEHIND THE SCENES.

You know what’s better than seeing the final product? Showing how you got there from sketches and renders, to mockups and presentation boards.

 

#06

SHARE INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE

Don’t be selfish, be gracious this holiday and share your packaging wisdom with your followers. We promise good karma will come your way.

 

#07

MAKE IT A POINT TO RE-USE AND RECYCLE

We love you Kerm, but it really is easy being green. Take extra steps to recycle shopping bags, folding boxes, and corrugated eCommerce packaging. Can’t part with something? Reuse it in a practical way!

 

#08

SHOW YOUR LATEST PURCHASE WITH AN UNBOXING VIDEO OR IMAGE

It’s all about the unveiling process, and we want you to unveil the latest gift to yourself with us. Whether it’s a video, gif, or just an image, show the journey to the big reveal.

 

#09

GRAB A DRINK BASED ONLY ON THE PACKAGING

Yeah we know you have your favorite go-to drink, but be a little more daring today. Choose a drink solely on what the packaging looks like, and with any luck maybe it’ll taste as good as it looks!

 

#10

FIND A BAKERY WITH GOOD PACKAGING, AND GRAB YOURSELF A TREAT

Satiate your sweet tooth with sweet packaging design. We’ll let you decide: macarons, cupcakes, doughnuts, etc – pick your poison. Grab a photo of the confectionary and packaging ensemble, and share (not the treat, just the image).

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