About This Blog

The package is a unique object in our contemporary culture. Created as a vessel, designed as an icon, sold as a brand, and consumed with both passion and derision. This blog will be an observer of the unique intersection of design and life.

My bias will be that of a package designer, but this will not be a site about beauty, alone. It will focus on the past influences, current events, and future inspirations that shape the world of package design. I hope this will be a conversation, so your thoughts will always be welcome.


4 Responses to About This Blog

  1. Dad says:

    Enjoyed the article illustrating packaging that links the consumer to the farmer.

    Wouldn’t it be interesting if other manufacturers like, say those who make our clothing and sneakers, – allowed us to peek into the worldwide sweatshops that produce their stuff ?

  2. Hi R,
    Beautiful blog and great content.
    Gee, Form+Function – what a concept.

  3. Hi Richard,
    I am Jean J. Evrard, founder of the Pentawards.
    Your blog is very interesting and I would like to add your logo and link to your blog on our site on the following page:


    If you agree, can you send me your logo in jpeg (in a square) ?

    Many thanks in advance for your feed back.

    Best regards from Europe,

    JJ Evrard

  4. annakealey says:

    I am doing research into food packaging for my MFA and am finding this blog very inspiring and enjoyable! Thank you!

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