The Brief 1/24/17: Design News You Might Have Missed
by Theresa Christine Johnson on 01/24/2017 | 2 Minute Read
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And now, the news you might have missed:
- If you’re planning on attending The Dieline Conference/HOW Design Live in Chicago, then now’s the best time to register. The best rate ends today, so don’t miss out!
- Toy packaging for Moana highlight’s Disney’s Smart-Packaging Initiative, which took about six years to develop. Looks like they’re leading the way in the industry, as Mattel and the Lego Group are following suit.
- Zelda: Breath of the Wild. NOT EXCITED AT ALL (!!!).
- Matt Dingee offers some advice on how to reach a new level of packaging success.
- On going to the source of the problem when it comes to the amount of plastic in the ocean: “To achieve a true circular economy – one that effectively reduces waste and pollution – Romer stressed the need for companies to make their packaging from post-consumer recycled plastic, such as an empty shampoo bottle that can be broken down and repurposed.”
- Pharmaceutical ads are shifting their focus from physicians to patients.
- Ladies! Tampon packaging will soon include the ingredients, a change that's been years in the making.
- Some helpful photography tips for when you’re shooting still life or flat lay images.
- So. much. shade. The first weekend of Trump presidency has inspired a lot of feels.
- Remember the Barack Obama Hope posters? Well, the same artist created images for this year’s inauguration. Here’s the story on Shepard Fairey’s images that the Amplifier Foundation commissioned.
- This CMYK spectrum puzzle tho.
- :// What do you think of the open design process used to create the new Mozilla logo?
- “Human attention is the world's most valuable resource.” This is one of four key takeaways about the future of content from the Brand Storytelling Conference.
- Little girls aren’t the only ones who like playing with Barbie dolls.