The fifteenth edition of Pulp, includes a packaging overview dedicated to the design of boxes.
Here Design’s Creative Partner Caz Hildebrand introduces a feature that shows thirteen of the best examples of luxury packaging design for cosmetics, fragrance, bath and body, the food and beverage industries, confectionery and kitchenware brands around the world. Hildebrand writes, ‘If the outside is beautifully crafted, we naturally expect the objects inside to be at least as well made and considered as their packaging.’
This issues cover hones in on the detail of packaging design for Italian cosmetics brand Kiko’s Asian Touch: Capsule 2017 collection, printed on Old Mill Avorio 300 g/m2; Kiko’s Design Director Juan Mantilla is the subject of our regular ‘People and paper’ feature. Other articles look at photographer Richard Mosse’s The Castle, designer Oli Bentley’s These Northern Types, and writer Paul Williamson and artist Debbie Loftus’s Clay: Themes and Variations from Ancient Mesopotamia.
‘Ode to the box’ is an odyssey through thirteen examples of luxury packaging.
Writer and curator Val Williams looks at photographer Richard Mosse’s The Castle, published by Mack Books, which both celebrates and questions the status of reportage photography. ‘People and paper’ is a lengthy interview with Kiko Milano’s Design Director Juan Mantilla that looks at the brand’s bold and experimental approach to packaging, which like the fashion industry, changes its look seasonally.
In ‘Northern star’, we talk to designer Oli Bentley about These Northern Types, a project that explores the myths and realities of ‘The North’ of England. Alex J. Todd reviews Clay – by writer Paul Williamson and artist Debbie Loftus with book design by Esterson Associates – a book that unites the ancient and modern, both in its ingenious production and its contents.
Pulp 15 was printed on:
Old Mill Avorio 250 g/m2,