Introduction to Packaging Design for Brands

A course by Arcal Studio , Design Studio

Design Studio. Bogota, Colombia.
Joined June 2021

Learn how to design stylish packaging that’s ready to share with clients, from the typography and colors down to the last detail

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 95% positive reviews (44)
  • 1520 students

Learn how to design stylish packaging that’s ready to share with clients, from the typography and colors down to the last detail

A course by Arcal Studio

Did you know that two out of every three consumers decide to buy a product based on its packaging? In this online course, learn to design stylish packaging alongside sisters Andrea and Daniela Quintero, founders of Arcal Studio, who've collaborated with names such as Narcisa, Fulana Foods, La Veranera, and Bonet.

Throughout the course, learn how to approach a brief and compile all your references into a mood board. Select a color palette, typography, and identify all those little details that translate to the identity of the product. By the end of the course, you'll have the tools to design eye-catching and memorable packaging that connects with the consumer on an emotional level.

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What will you learn in this online course?

13 lessons & 29 downloads

Importance of Packaging
3 minutes, 15 seconds
To Plan
5 minutes, 50 seconds
Research
4 minutes, 1 second
Mood Boards
5 minutes, 36 seconds
Formats and Types of Packaging
2 minutes, 43 seconds
The Fonts
8 minutes, 3 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 95% positive reviews (44)
  • 1520 students
  • 13 lessons (1h 18m)
  • 29 additional resources (14 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?

Follow this straightforward course and learn how to design stylish packaging ready to present to a client, from the typography and colors to the final graphic details.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Anyone starting out in the world of design wanting to experiment and learn as well as illustrators, designers, art directors, and anyone interested in delving into the world of design and packaging.

Requirements and materials

Basic notions of Photoshop and Illustrator are essential for this course. You also need a computer with both software installed.


Reviews

1520 Students
44 Reviews
95% Positive ratings

Arcal Studio

A course by Arcal Studio

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Andrea Quintero and Daniela Quintero are the creative directors and founders of Arcal, a design studio based in Bogotá, Colombia that specializes in branding, packaging, and photography. As well as a creative duo they are also the perfect sister act. Their aim is to find attractive and functional graphic solutions based on brand concepts and strategies. Throughout their career they've collaborated with clients like Juan de Dios, Fulana Foods, La Veranera, and Rappi.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    Where to Start

    • Importance of Packaging
    • To Plan
    • Research
  • U3

    Development and Execution

    • Mood Boards
    • Formats and Types of Packaging
    • The Fonts
    • Explore Color
    • Explore the Graphic Elements and Create the Visual Universe
  • U4

    Presentation and Last Details

    • How to Present to the Client and Create Mock-ups
    • Mechanical Drawing and Prepare the Final Art
    • Printing Techniques and Finishes
  • FP

    Final project

    • Introduction to Packaging Design for Brands

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Introduction to Packaging Design for Brands. Design course by Arcal Studio

Introduction to Packaging Design for Brands

A course by Arcal Studio
Design Studio. Bogota, Colombia.
Joined June 2021
  • 95% positive reviews (44)
  • 1520 students