Top 5 Resources For Packaging Designers

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Derrick Lin


The internet is full of resources, but they are often missed and hard to reach. Below are some of the resources that a packaging designer might need. Please comment if I had missed anything.

1. Inspiration

  • The Dieline
    The #1 resource for packaging design inspiration on the web! Kudos to Andrew Gibbs for the packaging goodness!

    Your daily creative gallery digest that features some of the most creative packaging design

  • Global Package Gallery
    Thousands of Hi-res packaging images from 40 countries .- need subscription

2. Brain Storming

    Fun and creative online brainstorming application.
  • gliffy
    Flowcharts and diagrams that you can create online.

3. Freebies

4. Stock Photos

  • Fotolia
    Over 4 million Free and Cheap Stock Images
  • Big Stock Photo
    Another Cheap Royalty Free Stock Image Library from as low as $1 per pic
  • ShutterStock
    The popular 25-a-Day subscription to download up to 25 images of any sizes

  • Stock.xchng
    Free Stock Images

5. Files Management

  • YouSendIt
    Send Large Files For Free
  • 7 Zip
    Free file archiver with a high compression ratio.
  • Ziddu
    Free Unlimited File Hosting and Storage