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Package Design I: The Basic Why and How

Trina Bentley, Owner, Make & Matter

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9 Videos (57m)
    • Trailer

    • Intro

    • The History Of Package Design

    • Audience

    • Goals of Package Design

    • Dies

    • Product Windows

    • Certifications

    • Around the Package

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About This Class

You'll put your new knowledge of package design history, goals, technique, and merchandising to work by re-creating a die for a real cereal box of your choosing.

Master the art of tangible design with packaging expert Trina Bentley’s 55-minute first class on the basics. Perfect for intermediate graphic designers interested in products, it’s a crash course in the discipline’s history, target audiences, unique attributes, and fundamental goals—communicating and grabbing attention—while taking into practical account the confined space of a box, bag, or label.

Want more technical knowledge? Check out Trina's second class, Package Design II: Step-by-Step Execution.

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Very informational, and its helping me a lot right now :D
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Trina Bentley

Owner, Make & Matter

Trina Bentley is an award-winning designer and owner of Make & Matter, an Austin-based branding and packaging design shop. For more than a decade, Trina churned out work for publications, small firms, and in-house marketing departments. Upon discovering--and falling in love with--packaging design, Trina launched Make & Matter to focus on building brands and positioning them for success through beautiful, functional packaging solutions.

With her gung-ho approach, keen eye, and willingnes...

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