In package design, its all about appearance.
Package designers create the look of the product, its graphics and its design. When a consumer walks into a store and compares between two products of the same features, he/she will eventually pick up the one that looks appealing. Package designing is important because it has to be just right in expressing what is being sold. No matter how good the product inside the container might be for you, if it doesn’t get picked up by you customer, it doesn't get sold. Package designers are behind the forty different cosmetics or soaps in a store. What makes you pick a product are aspects like how good it looks and how good the feel of the product is in your hand.
However, it's more than just a good-looking box. What's behind good packaging is extensive research on purchase appeal, the TG and their behavior, the price bracket the product would be in, the type of retail its going to be sold from and many other parameters.
BrandWand works on the design and innovation of your material in shape, size, volume management and potential of display. We spend time with the client as well as the consumer. We align client expectations with consumer behavior to pitch a product correctly.
Great Food and Beverage UK LLP is a private, rapidly growing food and Beverages Company in Asia. It manufactures ready-to-eat snacks, confectionary and frozen fruit bars. When faced by the reality pertaining to the Indian market, they came to us for an immediate make-over. We had to figure out how to design and package their forthcoming product in the best possible way, alongside their bestseller and flagship product, FruitChill. During research, we found that the bestseller was doing well but was not growing as it should. New customers were not experimenting with the product.
The company decided to launch two new products to ensure revenue, while FruitChill went for an overhaul. The two products launched were no momentary arrangement. GFB pitted them as sub category builders and differentiators. Lolick was a mango and watermelon flavored lollipop while Cracky was flavored popcorn with caramel, strawberry and Mexican chili flavors. Keeping the TG it had to attract in mind, we chose an agile and mischievous looking monkey to be on top of the packet of Cracky. The pack shot told the story between the monkey and the product.
The color was attractive and it stood out in its retail space but stayed within the color theme of the flavors. For Lolick we wanted a consumer to take one look at it and realize it’s no run-of-the-mill lollipop. The design told them how to eat it and recounted a story in active phase. We also developed logos of Lolick and Cracky based on a theme. After launching these two products in the market, we focused on FruitChill. All out trade connections, vendors and distributors were of the opinion that it needed a makeover. Keeping the shape, size and dimensions same, we enlarged the printed area of the pack by some mms to give us space to brandish our creativity.
We designed it in a way to make fruits with particular flavors stand apart even from a distance, to get fruit lovers towards the product. FruitChill is cool and fruity, so we put a picture of fruit encased in a transparent ice cube with a drop of water trickling from it. This exuded a cooling sensation as well as the imperative feeling of juicy fruit. We also fine-tuned the logo and gave it a brighter appearance. People were sure to pick up FruitChill for hot summer afternoons.