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The Package Design Book

Hardcover, 5.5 x 7.7 in., 2.26 lb, 672 pages
US$ 20
Multilingual Edition:
English, French, German
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As the first thing a consumer sees when looking at a product, the packaging can make or break a sale. Each year, the Pentawards celebrate the underrated art of package design by recognizing the most influential pieces from around the world. Featuring hundreds of works and with key pieces described in detail, this book brings together the lucky winners to celebrate the vivid creativity of packaging in its every form.

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An international guide to contemporary packaging design
Packaging is a highly underrated art form. As the first thing a consumer sees when looking at a product, it can make or break a sale. Every year, the Pentawards celebrate the art of the package by recognizing the world's most groundbreaking and influential designs. Designers compete in five main categories — beverages, food, body, luxury, and other markets — and no fewer than 50 sub-categories.

Featuring a selection of hundreds of works, this book brings together Pentawards winners from 2008 to 2016, providing a vivid demonstration of creativity in every form of packaging. Readers will discover, through product descriptions and plenty of images, what drives design industry leaders and agencies behind these creations, which permeate all aspects of our everyday lives. This well of inspiration will not just serve design and marketing professionals, but anyone with an interest in the creative process of packaging.
The editors

Pentawards is the leading worldwide network dedicated to packaging design. Committed to recognising excellence in design and providing a source of inspiration, Pentawards connects the global packaging design community through their annual competition, conferences and networking events.

Julius Wiedemann studied graphic design and marketing and was an art editor for newspapers and design magazines in Tokyo before joining TASCHEN in 2001. His titles include the Illustration Now! and Record Covers series, as well as the infographics collection and books about advertising and visual culture.

The Package Design Book
Hardcover, 5.5 x 7.7 in., 2.26 lb, 672 pages
ISBN 978-3-8365-5552-4
Multilingual Edition: English, French, German
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The Package Design Book (Bibliotheca Universalis)
The Package Design Book
US$ 20
The Package Design Book (Bibliotheca Universalis)