Now that we took a look at what Palo Santo is and does as well as its benefits, we can take a look at the packaging design side of it. (In case you missed it, check out the last post from earlier this week: Palo Santo: Close Up). As you all know, packaging design is…

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Since I found out about Palo Santo I have been obsessed with it! I burn it everyday to clear the air, set the mood and get me focused and distressed. Sounds amazing right? Palo Santo or “Holy Stick” is a natural wood aromatic incense used for centuries by the Incas and indigenous people of the…

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Now that I am caught up with the latest design trends, it is time to have a little fun and look at some creative & playful packaging designs. We all know that consumers tend to remember products better that appeal to their emotions. And what better way then to appeal to the comic sense. Here…

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I wanted to start by saying that it has been a long time. A really long time! Things have been great and super busy for Mio Creative Design and blogging has fallen to the back burner. But I am back and hoping to focus more on the design industry in general. So even though we…

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It has been a while since I took a close look at a packaging trend – so here we have some chocolate packaging to devour! The are so many beautiful wraps, patterns and typography out there. Some more high end, some classic, and some fun and trendy. A little for everybody. Chocolate is an industry…

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Happy Valentine’s all! Like yesterday, today I have some packaging inspirations for designers that are constantly in the look out for the next new thing. When working with product development and design, it is always beneficial to get to know what is out there and what has been done so you can understand what is missing. Research…

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Well I am back! It has been a few crazy busy but fun days. Today I wanted to focus on watercolor trends. Usually it is a trend that you would see more in spring and summer – which I am sure we will see more of it then but I am still seeing it now to…

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And so it starts the gift wrapping season! Some of you may have already started your Christmas shopping and are ready for the next step – my favorite – gift wrapping! I get more excited about wrapping the presents then actually opening them (well almost). It is a great way to add a personal touch and let your personality…

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Have you seen olive oil packaging these days? It is amazing – an art form in my opinion! It has come a long way. Olive oil is being treated like an expensive wine bottle; where the materials, bottle shapes, printing techniques are all fair game. There is some espectacular bottles out there. Plus the olive oil is…

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