Product Packaging Design for Beginners

A course by After , Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer. Lima District, Peru.
Joined April 2020

Learn to make a packaging proposal by understanding the needs of a brand, the environment, materials, and formats

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 97% positive reviews (67)
  • 1785 students

Learn to make a packaging proposal by understanding the needs of a brand, the environment, materials, and formats

A course by After

Want to design high-value product packaging for brands? Get started in the world of packaging alongside Alfonso Fernández, branding and advertising veteran with 25 years of experience. Founder of studio After, his client list includes brands such as Inca Kola, Maria Almenara, and América Televisión.

In this course, Alfonso teaches you how to develop a packaging proposal from concept to final design. Do some preliminary research to understand your client and the market, discover the different paths you can take to reach a concept, and see how to transform your ideas into graphic content for a presentation you can use to sell your proposal.

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What will you learn in this online course?

14 lessons & 12 downloads

Brief history of packaging
5 minutes, 12 seconds
Audit
5 minutes, 13 seconds
Radiography 1
15 minutes, 10 seconds
Radiography 2
13 minutes, 17 seconds
Territory
4 minutes, 48 seconds
Materials and types of printing
13 minutes, 30 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 97% positive reviews (67)
  • 1785 students
  • 14 lessons (1h 50m)
  • 12 additional resources (0 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Develop a packaging proposal for a real client of your choice.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Anybody who believes in the power of packaging as a tool to add value and convey a brand's identity as well as anyone interested in design and packaging who wants to learn more about them.

Requirements and materials

Basic notions of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop are needed for this course. For materials, you need a pencil, a notebook to capture your creative ideas, a computer, and a cell phone where you can compile images to help you make decisions.


Reviews

1785 Students
67 Reviews
97% Positive ratings

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A course by After

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Graphic Designer

Alfonso Fernández is the founding partner of After Brand Consultants, a Peruvian branding and graphic design studio devoted to helping brands achieve their full potential. Alfonso is an advertising and branding veteran with 25 years of experience.

At After, he has worked with brands like Inca Kola, Maria Almenara, and América Televisión. The studio has also won two Dieline Awards for their projects with Andea and adidas.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    The investigation

    • Brief history of packaging
    • Audit
    • Radiography 1
    • Radiography 2
    • Territory
  • U3

    The execution

    • Materials and types of printing
    • Concept
    • Proposals
    • Packaging design
  • U4

    Be sellers

    • Mock-ups
    • Client presentation
    • How to document your project
  • FP

    Final project

    • Product packaging design from scratch

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Product Packaging Design for Beginners. Design course by After

Product Packaging Design for Beginners

A course by After
Graphic Designer. Lima District, Peru.
Joined April 2020
  • 97% positive reviews (67)
  • 1785 students