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Multisensory Packaging Design: How Iconic Shape of Packaging impacts the customer

As part of the multisensory experience, the mind forms thought patterns associated with shapes, which should be of interest to packaging designers. Shapes, like colors and textures, can contribute to perceptions about objects based on personal experiences. Here's a look at how the shape of a package communicates with consumers.

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Multisensory Packaging Design: How the Texture of a product impacts the customer

Texture is a crucial factor in packaging because it needs to match consumer expectations. Delicate products need more blatantly protective packaging, which shoppers evaluate by touching the package. Each shopper has their own multisensory approach to judging retail items. Here are concepts about how the texture of packaging affects consumer perceptions.

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Multisensory Packaging Design: an Overview

Deep in every consumer's mind are perceptions about the world. These perceptions don't just develop randomly, as they are shaped by multisensory input. This input comes from thousands of experiences over time stored in memory and then are triggered by associations. These associations also develop over time based on experience with a product and its corresponding packaging.

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Premium Packaging: Minimalistic Design

Minimalism is the most subtle packaging design cue that communicates a brand's quality. Through different periods of history it has been associated with classy design and respected reputation. The "less is more" concept, however, is complex for designers in the sense that it really comes down to the specific product and how it relates to a premium experience.

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Premium Packaging: High Quality of Packaging Materials

Commitment to quality should be a top concern for premium brands in order to connect with consumers willing to pay higher prices. Specific packaging materials can trigger cues to consumers on whether the product is conventional or premium. Here's a deeper look at why using high quality materials is crucial for premium packaging.

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Premium Packaging - Overview

Communicating a premium perception should be the goal of designers of luxury brands and products. This perception needs to be based on these four factors determined by researchers:

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Fancy Tins: How Colors Affect Emotions and Consequently Purchase Decisions

One of the most striking qualities of fancy tins is how color is reflected by the shiny effects of tinplate and aluminum. Not only can colors on fancy tins display magnificent designs, they can also trigger wonderful memories of good times. Here are ways that color plays a significant role in attracting consumers to packaging, leading to purchasing decisions.

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Fancy Tins & Private Label Products: How Packaging Design Influences Your Product's Success

How much does packaging design influence the success of private label tins? The answer may apply to all forms of packaging of any shape or color. While consumers might have an idea from experience what's inside the package, the closest they can usually get to a product before a purchase is holding it. Research shows packaging can influence people's perceptions of taste, which contributes to the success of a food product packaged in fancy tins.  This article describes how private labels can benefit from this.

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Addressing Millenials with Nostalgia Marketing: Why Fancy Tins Work

At some point every business aiming for a wide market has to look past the myths that media has perpetuated about millennials. It's the age group born from 1980 to 1996, often treated by marketers as "hipsters" who only care about "what's happening now." But like past generations, a certain percentage of millennials have a taste for nostalgia, which is why they embrace Fancy Tins.

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