Posted 02.01.24

Published by Simon in the “Packaging” category

Packaging Design trends for 2024

In 2024 packaging design will continue to evolve and surpass the limitations imposed by traditional shelf-space categories. With the expansion of the DTC marketplace, consumers now expect packaging that is not only inventive and well-designed but also free from outdated and discriminatory stereotypes.

Designers will have the opportunity to create packaging that celebrates diversity and individuality. This gives a fighting chance to the process of moving away from the racist, classist, and gendered categories that have historically restrained our work. Instead, packaging design will embrace a more inclusive and representative approach, showcasing a wide range of identities, cultures, and perspectives.

Inventive and well-designed packaging will be tailored to resonate with diverse consumer segments, catering to their unique preferences and needs. It will go beyond simply catching the eye and telling a story; it will strive to connect with individuals on a deeper level, fostering a sense of belonging, empowerment, and validation.

With the DTC marketplace driving innovation, packaging design will push boundaries and defy conventional norms. It will incorporate sustainable materials and practices, aligning with the growing consumer demand for eco-friendly solutions. Additionally, technology will play a significant role, enabling interactive and immersive packaging experiences that engage and captivate consumers.

As designers, we have the responsibility to challenge the status quo and create packaging that reflects the values of a more inclusive society. By embracing diversity, dismantling stereotypes, and prioritizing individuality, we can shape the future of packaging design to be more meaningful, impactful, and culturally relevant.

In summary, 2024 will see packaging design breaking free from the constraints of outdated shelf-space categories. With the influence of the expanding DTC marketplace, designers will have the opportunity to create inventive, well-designed packaging that celebrates diversity and rejects discriminatory norms. By embracing inclusivity, sustainability, and individuality, packaging design will continue to evolve and resonate with consumers on a deeper level.

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