Nespresso Natalis Limited Edition

Derrick Lin


Designer: Marco Barbosa
Project Type: Student Project
School: Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave
Course: Graphic Design
Tutor: Jorge Pereira
Location: Barcelos, Portugal
Packaging Contents: Coffee
Packaging Substrate / Materials: Paperboard
Printing Process: Digital printing (Blender 3D)

Natalis was developed in academic context during my graduation in Graphic Design. My task was to create a line of 3 new products for an existing brand (Nespresso).

Natalis (A Christmas meaning word, derived from Latin) represents a Christmas Limited Edition Package with 3 new varieties of flavor.

  • Decaffeinato Bianco – An Arabian Coffee from South America with notes of white chocolate to meet the caramelized Livato Grand Cru.
  • D’oro – A balanced mix of Arabic Coffee lightly roasted from the south and central America with a woody taste derived from the pinion flavor.
  • Portucale – A pure Arabic Coffee Portucale develops a balanced character with a taste of Chestnut from the high Minho region of Portugal.

The project started with an extensive research about the types of Coffee flavors that Nespresso had in the market, in order to understand what kind of new flavors i could create.

For the process, i started with a few sketches and brainstorming about all the research and then used the main design tools as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and then finishing the project 3D Illustrations on Blender 3D.

What’s Unique?
It’s a Christmas Limited Edition Package with 3 new unique flavors that do not yet exist on Nespresso’s Coffee brand. The package itself would be a fabulous Christmas gift for coffee lovers.