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More Packaging Trends

Back in July, I met with our internal packaging experts to find out what was trending in 2016 with regards to the folding carton industry. Our team was happy to share their insight with you in hopes that it would spark your own creative ideas.

The Thoro team believes it is critical for us to monitor the latest packaging design trends, and the Paperboard Packaging Council is a great resource for that. Recently judged by a panel of packaging design and industry experts, the 72nd annual competition revealed some truly inspiring work. While the winners will be announced at the PPC Fall Meeting in Indianapolis, IN on October 8, 2015, below are a few of the key packaging trends that emerged during the judging.

Geometric Structures Today, package designers are turning to bold, unconventional structures that stimulate imaginations and kindle desires. One popular design strategy seen at this year’s competition was the use of geometric structures with unique angles and sculptural effects. Generally reserved for specialty products, these design elements lend themselves well to paperboard and […]

By |2019-08-27T13:27:46-07:00August 14, 2015|Creativity|Comments Off on More Packaging Trends

Thoro Wins BIG at the 2014 PIASC Print Excellence Awards

And the Winners Are…

PIASC Print Excellence Awards

Last night in LA, Thoro Packaging earned three Best of Category Awards at the 2014 PIASC Print Excellence Awards. The 2014 Thoro Capacity Folder Self Promotional earned one award in the category of Presentation Folders & Portfolios, for its creative use of multiple paper stocks, finishings, and coating combinations. The Thoro Handbag Self Promotional knocked it out of the park with two awards for its creative design as a Folding Carton and use of Finishing Techniques. We also received two Excellence Awards; one for our redesigned business card and one for our customer’s embellished cosmetic cartons.

The PIASC Print Excellence Awards competition promotes excellence in print and rewards companies who produce the best of the best in print communications. The judging panel was made up of a team of distinguished professionals from the graphic arts industry chosen for their extensive knowledge of the printing process. Judging procedures are based on the technical merit of the entry. To come out […]

By |2019-08-27T13:34:13-07:00April 25, 2014|Awards & Certifications|Comments Off on Thoro Wins BIG at the 2014 PIASC Print Excellence Awards
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