Package Design Hierarchy – What does it even mean?

For food and beverage brands, package design is arguably the most critical piece of your marketing effort. An effective package design is also the most cost effective way for an emerging or small to medium-sized brand to compete and stay relevant. Advertising requires continuous spend, while a great package design has the ability to grow sales over much longer periods of time without additional investment. One of the main design strategies that makes up a great package design is package design “hierarchy.” Continue reading “Package Design Hierarchy – What does it even mean?”

Field Trip: Fancy Food Show in the Big Apple

Last month, we went to the Fancy Food Show in New York. They sure weren’t fooling around with the fanciness! From “premiumized” raisins (made from Chardonnay grapes!) to unique jerkies as far as the eye could see, there was much to be discovered. It was hard to miss one 2016 design trend—flat white or cream-colored backgrounds with vibrant splashes of color. Here’s a highlight of brands that did it with a creageous twist!

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Creageous Challenge: A Crafty Idea

Our new Creageous campaign has my imagination on high gear, so I jumped at the opportunity to face our Creageous Challenge. This fun blog post dares us to push boundaries and be creative with any design of our choosing. We’re encouraged to pull great ideas from our own passions, so I chose to design a package for my favorite indulgence—coffee.

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Creageous: One Blog, Infinite Ideas

Welcome to our Creageous blog! 

So, you’re probably wondering, what does creageous mean, anyway? Well, in short, it describes courageous creativity—the fuel for flexing those marketing muscles to scale new heights. Creageous thinking is a uniquely innovative mindset that excites, inspires—and in our world–creates cravings.

Our new marketing campaign looks to inspire our clients and employees to ditch tradition in favor of creativity, and challenges them to apply this thinking at work and in everyday life. Continue reading “Creageous: One Blog, Infinite Ideas”