49 episodes

The Packaging podcast that unboxes everything you need to know about packaging from the people in packaging.
Design, engineering, materials, manufacturing, and how to save the planet with sustainable packaging.

Gain insight into the packaging industry from global experts in topics that range from concept development of packaging to material selection and recycling. Learn the trade tricks from experts that live and breathe packaging every day and level-up your own packaging game.

The Package Design Unboxd podcast is hosted by Evelio Mattos, Creative Director of Packaging Design

Package Design Unboxd - with Evelio Mattos The Packaging Design Podcast

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    • 4.9 • 26 Ratings

The Packaging podcast that unboxes everything you need to know about packaging from the people in packaging.
Design, engineering, materials, manufacturing, and how to save the planet with sustainable packaging.

Gain insight into the packaging industry from global experts in topics that range from concept development of packaging to material selection and recycling. Learn the trade tricks from experts that live and breathe packaging every day and level-up your own packaging game.

The Package Design Unboxd podcast is hosted by Evelio Mattos, Creative Director of Packaging Design

    Designing Pride Month Packaging, Selecting Color & Typography, with Zipeng Zhu

    Designing Pride Month Packaging, Selecting Color & Typography, with Zipeng Zhu

    How do you design packaging for Pride month and make sure you aren't posing? how does Zipeng Zhu select colors when designing packaging, fashion, or digital? Here's a secret his current favorite color is yolk :)

    Harry's razors hired Zipeng Zhu to develop the packaging for the recent Pride packaging as well as developing all of the merchandise. Understand why design matters and how creative directing your own social media can lead to lifelong partnerships. 

    Support Zipeng Zhu's Dazzle brand and studio - Dazzle.supply

    Follow ZZ on instagram -
    @dazzle.supply
    @dazle.studio
    @zzdesign

    • 47 min
    Packaging Life Cycle Analysis w/ Neil Shackleton | EP 48

    Packaging Life Cycle Analysis w/ Neil Shackleton | EP 48

    What is a Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) and how can you use it to make packaging decisions? 

    If you're a packaging buyer, a packaging designer, or packaging manufacturer this episode shares insights into the LCA process as well as the value of having a human in the loop to balance the data. 

    What questions impact data and how understanding the key areas of consumerism can determine the right packaging for you.

    Learn how Medoola saves global consumer brands millions on packaging, retail, and supply chain processes.

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    Learn more about Medoola

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    Download your free Sustainability Guide

    • 55 min
    How To Innovate Sustainable Packaging like AB InBev| EP 47

    How To Innovate Sustainable Packaging like AB InBev| EP 47

    AB InBev's Global Director of Innovation - Packaging, Keenan Thompson shares the process their Global Innovation Technology team uses for designing packaging.
    We get deep into the process and take apart what innovation actually means. How to take disparate information and mold it into the future when you have the right team at the table.

    We discuss the team's recent packaging innovation for Corona which uses agri-waste to make the board for the 6 pack carriers. We discuss the testing of the technology and the parameters set in the design process. 

    How this new technology helps farmers make more financially by selling the waste as well as the product to the same brand creating sustainable businesses as well as sustainable packaging.

    Listen and leave comments in LinkedIn.



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    • 49 min
    Luxury Papers for Packaging - Fedrigoni | Ep. 46

    Luxury Papers for Packaging - Fedrigoni | Ep. 46

    A good packaging designer will create a beautiful design, a great one will design an experience that includes how materials can make you feel. We speak to Annette Clayton with Fedrigoni paper from Verona Italy where you'll learn what makes a paper luxury and how brands can use paper to brand themselves without graphics.



    This is episode 1 of the Package Design Unboxd, Paper Trade Show.

    Watch the full video on our LinkedIn page

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    • 11 min
    Product & Packaging Design with Enlisted Design | Ep. 45

    Product & Packaging Design with Enlisted Design | Ep. 45

    Packaging design powerhouse Enlisted Design has designed packaging for brands like All Birds, Fridababy, Linksys, and so many other brands. Beau Oyler CEO of Enlisted shares their approach to designing product and packaging under the same roof. Enlisted isn't just a packaging design agency, they develop and engineer products and establish the branding, delivering the complete turn key product. 

    We also learn about the power of Enlisted Design's tools for capturing user data from e-commerce interactions essentially give their team X-Ray specs into the minds of consumers. A data collection process that would have previously cost hundred of thousands is now baked into their process. 

    If you've ever considered launching your own agency, check out how Beau got started and see what the Enlisted team is forecasting as the future of packaging.

    Follow Enlisted: https://www.linkedin.com/company/enlisted-design/

    Connect with Beau Oyler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/beauoyler/



    Support our sponsors:

    Get factory-direct packaging manufacturing with https://www.IDPdirect.com

    Download custom Die Cut Templates for over 700 packaging structures and inserts: diecuttemplates.com/UNBOXD



    Connect with Evelio: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eveliomattos/

    • 51 min
    Is Plastic Packaging As Bad As You've Heard? | Ep. 44

    Is Plastic Packaging As Bad As You've Heard? | Ep. 44

    The number one rated plastics material expert, Dr. Chris DeArmitt talks about his research on plastic and plastic packaging waste. We discuss how to reduce waste, recycle more packaging, and what questions to ask when considering paper over plastics. According to Chris, his research shows that plastic is the greenest material available for most cases. Listen and you be the judge.



    This episode is a real game-changer, everything you thought you knew might not be as you expect when you follow the facts. 



    Is plastic the right material for your packaging? I don't know, but this episode may help you ask better questions.



    Links from the show:

    According to the Engineering Forums Chris is the #1 rated plastics expert: Eng-tips.com

    Learn more about Chris' work here: Phantomplastics.com

    Download the first chapter of Chris DeArmitt's book a Plastic Paradox available at: Plasticsparadox.com

    Connect with Chris on LinkedIn

    Support our Sponsor IDPdirect.com the factory direct packaging manufacturer for luxury brands.

    Connect with Evelio Mattos on LinkedIn

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

fluxappeal ,

Time Well Spent

A super worthwhile packaging podcast! There's no fluff in here, just relevant content & insights on packaging in its myriad forms, in easy to understand language. Whatever the topic, I look forward to it knowing I'll walk away with something I can use. Thank you Evelio and IDP.

marinomart2010 ,

Sustainability

Thank you for making sustainability in packaging so easy to learn through your podcast and social media post. I love your design insights as well. If everyone on all ends of the industry can implement your findings and teachings, it could directly impact the planets well being. I have benefited tremendously from now being able to properly educate my clients in true sustainability. Thank you Evelio!

hjakakksosoixjenns ,

Must listen for packaging pros

Evelio has put together a very interesting and educational podcast for packaging pros. Worth the time!

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