This was my first time learning and designing packaging. It was a great experience working with SIG Tech and brainstorming new concepts that can solve and uncover subconscious user problems. This was a team project with Lisa Chang (Graphic Design) and Sarah Moon (Product Design). Below are my concepts with our overarching insights and opportunities that were developed as a class.
Safe and Sound | Cap Scratch - Sarah
Open Sesame | Flip N Flow - Michelle
Ain't Nobody Got Time For That | Squeeze It - Lisa
I'll Have What She's Having | Pix Pouch - Lisa
Delivery and Display | Pitcher Perfect- Sarah
Identity and Practicality | Colorfold - Michelle
As a class we divided into groups to conduct retail observations and packaging use interviews. Our team focused on six main categories. Each of us tackled 2 different categories that also incorporated a mixture of other insights and opportunities.
Insights and opportunities are respectively below each concept idea.
These are ideation sketches that I drew to help imagine different uses and functional purposes for the user, which led me to creating Flip N Flow and Colorfold.
What I Learned
This was my first time experiencing the wholesome process of redesigning packaging through our own research and experience. This project has lead me to meet many different type of people whether it is majors, working habits, or priorities. We shuffled group members multiple times when developing research and ideation. Taking what I learned from other group projects, I try to understand where every member stands in their commitment, priorities, and working habits, in order to encourage engagement in our team project. Even if a teammate is slacking, that should not hold us down. Instead, we picked up their slack