In an earlier post, I lamented receiving an order from Staples where the box was way too big for the product. I had a vague idea of why that had happened, but reader Andrew Roberson did us one better, tracking down the company that provides Staples' fulfillment machinery, like the
During World War II, America cranked out some 640,000 Jeeps produced by both Willys-Overland and Ford. Once assembled, they could be stacked for transport with the assistance of intermediary pallets: However, to get them onto ships for transport across the Atlantic and Pacific, they were broken down and crated for
I ordered two items from Staples and they arrived today. Here they are, the boxes laid on a grid of inches for scale. Inside the first box are paper towels that fit the dispenser in my photo studio. The box is perfectly sized to the amount of paper towels within,
Alex Brands is a family of brands featuring some of the best and most highly recognized names in the toy industry, including Slinky, ALEX Toys, POOF, Scientific Explorer, Ideal Toys, Backyard Safari, Brainy Bucks, Shrinky Dinks and Zoob. From classic, timeless toys and games to open-ended activities that emphasize children’s
In support of Minor League Baseball’s vision to “be a dynamic leader in sport and entertainment,” MiLB is currently seeking an energetic Production Designer to join the Brand Development team. The Coordinator, Brand Development assists in the creation of MiLB’s full portfolio of marketing communications, ensures design consistency and
A crew in my photo studio left behind a bunch of paper shopping bags. I was folding them up to recycle them when I noticed something odd. Take a look at this Apple shopping bag vs. the others: See it? All of the non-Apple shopping bags have their
Halfway between my obsession with over engineered mundane products and my hardened vulgar-marxist heart, is an overriding appreciation for satire. And somehow McDonald's has my number—probably yours too. Whether you enjoy their disgustingly sweet slurries or shy away from that corporate BS maaan, this new video (and yeah the product)
Would you like to join the Culture of Design at Eleven? We are a diverse family of thinkers. We create products and brands as we peer through the lens of our "Powers of Perspective". Eleven is looking for team players whose
The Global Packaging organization at Microsoft is looking for an exceptional designer with 6 - 8 years professional experience in structural package design. Candidate should have an industrial design background, including structural packaging design knowledge and skills. Candidate must have demonstrated success in driving conceptual ideas
In London, the Royal Ballet School is linked to the Royal Opera House by this structure, known as the Bridge of Aspiration: When Stacy Park was a design student at Pratt Institute, she was given the assignment to "choose a brand and design a sewing kit for the male consumer
Dovetail, a new publishing company that pairs impactful books with original products, is seeking a talented and ambitious book designer who can work flexibly in a fast-paced startup environment. Reporting to the Publisher, this person will lead the book design process from ideation through conceptualization, layout and production, working closely
Taphandles is a high energy and collaborative award winning design and manufacturing company based in downtown Seattle. We are the leader in supporting the beer industry with the most innovative and unique product marketing available. Our products consist of tap handles, lighted signage, and custom point-of-purchase items for breweries
Concept Toys is an education based startup that creates customizable and programmable robotic kits for all ages and skill levels. The Department developed an identity system with multiple applications– both virtual and analog. A new custom logotype, marque, and color pallete helped to introduce the theme of "playing is learning" along with the tag line "build/code/play". Supergraphics were designed for the office, as well as a new responsive website, online store, product marketing materials, a
After seeing our post on The Design Evolution of Beer Can Openings, reader Devin Sidell's wife may have designed the perfect beer can aperture. To get you up to speed, we were discussing how a single opening in a can leads to "glugging," i.e. turbulence while drinking since there's no
The greatest technological challenge of the 20th Century was not the moon landing; it was how to get fresh, delicious beer from a brewery into a customer's belly. Prior to the 1930s if you wanted beer, you and a guy named Amos rolled a barrel from the brewery back to
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Ensure that the design of every communication and design project of the company is on-brand and creatively realized. • Support other designers with designs, feedback, and or execution of projects. • Create and Design collateral marketing pieces for digital and print output. •
We are a packaging designery of thinkers and doers. We build brands and create packaging for some of the best companies around, delivering worthy products to the world at large. We are looking for a Portland based mid-senior level graphic designer to join our team full-time starting in January 2017.
At Crayola, we believe that unleashing the wonder, adventure and daydreams of every child begins with creative play and color. Our products give colorful wings to the invisible things that are in the hearts and minds of children. Help us create innovative products that inspire children by joining us as
Art Director / Senior Designer Full-Time Chiefton is a rapidly growing cannabis design agency specializing in branding and creative strategy for the cannabis community. We are driven by our desire to help guide and define the aesthetic direction of the cannabis industry by creating original and
Looking for a Senior Designer who has experience working on products sold to mass retail that require a great eye for pattern, technique, and color designs that are trending with consumers and retailers. We are not looking for ad agency or web media experience. We are looking for
Ever had a butter dish that didn't fit your butter? Not to put too fine a point on it, but it might be a territorial thing. East coast butter sticks are long and thin and West coast sticks are thick and stout. They each clock in at 4oz., but the
I'm not terribly attached to roasted chestnuts or other romantic/dubious street food, but man I love good paper goods. Hongyang Sun and Xiuhua Zhang, students at Henan University of Technology in Zhengzhou, China, came up with a satisfyingly simple solution for messy snacks. Their 'Double Food Bag' simply adds an
Earlier this week, we received a massive box at the office with the words 'Reebok Future' printed on top. Here's a full run-down of what happened next because it was too interesting to keep to ourselves: As we opened the box to reveal its contents, we noticed a
What a difference. Hawaiian shirts to work? Definitely more comfortable than a business suit. And that'll be your dress code at Trader Joe's. Say goodbye to the same old, same old. Say hello to Trader Joe's. Your favorite neighborhood grocery store, born in Southern California and now operating over 455 stores across the United States.
Bring your surfboard, your passion for design, and join the talented design team of Pip Tompkin Studio in our sunny Los Angeles location and unleash your creative potential. We are looking for you: A mid-level and a recently graduated Graphics / Visual designer who shares our enthusiasm for design. Our company specializes in strategic product brand development and high style/fashion consumer electronic, furniture and housewares products.
Benefit is well known for being a champion of beautiful brows everywhere. Having already established a global network of brick and mortar brow bars, the next step was to create a complete line of products that provide all of the tools needed to master the eyebrow. Dashdot created a visual language that represents the brand's playfully luxurious attitude, and that unifies the entire range of brow products. While the line works together as a family, it was important to give each product it's own v
We are looking for the best creatives in the world to join our team in Washington DC. Design Army seeks an innovative senior designer that can concept, lead, and design at the highest creative levels imaginable. Candidates should possess the following: extraordinary typography skills, accountability for the leadership and direction of the creative process within assigned teams and the ability to manage a large volume of work with tight deadlines
It's late October, the internet is in peril, the political world is a tiring tire fire, and it's getting cold and crappy outside. I have two solutions, and only one involves going outside. This week is a high peak in visibility of the the Orionid meteor shower, if you live
Core Home is a global leader in manufacturing and importing exceptional housewares and home décor products. We are a New York based company and our factories have been delivering beautiful products at affordable prices to the US/Canadian and European markets for close to two decades. All of our products are made...
The Dieline is looking for a Lead Editor with a background in design to strategically create and manage day-to-day editorial content for TheDieline.com. We are looking for somebody who will work closely with the Editor-in-chief to reimagine and establish a fresh editorial vision, create and execute and execute an editorial plan, write and edit content, manage day-to-day publishing logistics, ensure cohesiveness, and uphold the high level of quality that we are known for.
Graphic Designer- New Product Development Astor Chocolate is a premier chocolate manufacturer, with a foundation of quality based on three core strengths – Innovation, Creativity and Dedication. Our goal is to provide our customers with products of unparalleled quality, leaving a lasting impression of distinction. This can only happen with a strong team of professionals leading the way in an energetic goal oriented atmosphere.
Brookstone is seeking a Packaging Designer to design, develop, and implement Brookstone packaging from initial design creation to production in order to meet marketing goals. You would also be defining style guidelines and creating packaging solutions to drive innovation that meets branding requirements and suits our target audiences.
Mattel, Inc. is seeking a creative Sr. Packaging Engineer to join its team of innovative packaging professionals within its Action Figures division. We are seeking a creative packaging individual who is involved in the package design process (not just production process) and proficient in Artios CAD and 3D modeling (i.e. Solidworks). We’re looking for a confident individual able to drive the packaging process with exceptional project management and creative skills.
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