Summer Packaging trends: high-end products

After years of quarantine and restrictions, the consumption of food and beverages at home has changed, giving rise to new innovations that have been adapted to our daily lives. These range from simple ready-to-eat options, to those of international cuisines. Stay with us to find out all about it. The Specialty Food Association has made…

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Innovation and trends: nostalgic packaging

As we touched on in the last post, the Cost of Living is rising and it seems that consumers are looking for comfort in nostalgia and the happy memories of times gone by. While older generations seek their youth, younger generations focus on decades that came before they were even born. This is an incredible…

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Cost of living rise: how to act

After two and a half years of the Covid 19 pandemic, the start of the war in Ukraine, and other intervening adversities, we are facing a massive economic downturn. In March of this year, inflation in Great Britain was at 8.5%, while in some countries in Latin America it climbed to over 10 points. All…

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Cocoa and Chocolate: Trends in Packaging

Cocoa, and of course, chocolate, are widely considered to be essential everyday items. Without a doubt, there is a huge industry behind this irresistible treat, in which design plays an important role. At Pointbleu, we wanted to celebrate World Cocoa Day by exploring all the details hidden within its carefully contemplated packaging and related design…

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Speciality Coffeeshops: Design and Retail

As we saw in the last post, speciality cafes are not only conquering cities, but also winning over the hearts of those who live there. Their careful design has left no one indifferent, from its logos to its cups, everything is selected to improve our day-to-day. In Barcelona, ​​speciality coffees landed around 2015, mostly thanks…

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Speciality Coffeeshops: quality trends

The market for Specialty Coffee Shops is growing exponentially, and as a niche for this category opens up in most European cities, you may be wondering what makes these coffee shops so unique. It is a market niche in which quality is favoured over quantity, and sustainability is a must. Coming from places like Jamaica,…

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Trends and Innovation: Smart Homes

Imagine being able to control the air quality of your entire house from the comfort of your sofa, or controlling the lights when you are out. Sounds good, doesn't it? In an increasingly busy society, experiencing a shift towards spending more time at home, Smart Homes have arrived to make our day-to-day life easier, safer…

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Spring F&D Packaging Trends: Full Spectrum

We are wrapping up our series of posts on concepts that will shape F&D packaging trends for this spring. This post lays out our final trend, which will determine the outcome of upcoming decisions over colour, materials and surface design. Our last key trend for the coming season is called “Full Spectrum”. BREAKING DOWN THE…

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Spring F&D Packaging Trends: Self-Care

We are continuing to break down all the dos and don’ts of creating a F&D packaging that will stand to you this Spring. This fifth post lays out another trend, which will impact the outcome of upcoming decisions over colour, materials and surface design. Our next key trend for the coming season is called “Self-Care”.…

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Spring F&D Packaging Trends: Design-Wise

We are continuing to outline all the guidelines that will shape F&D packaging trends for this Spring. This fourth post lays out another trend, which will affect the outcome of upcoming decisions over colour, materials and surface design. Our next key trend for the coming season is called “Design-Wise”. BREAKING DOWN THE CONCEPT  It is…

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Spring F&D packaging trends: Safety

We are continuing to break down all the guidelines that will shape F&D packaging trends for this Spring. This third post lays out another trend, which will affect the outcome of upcoming decisions over colour, materials and surface design. Our next key trend for the coming season is called “Safety”. BREAKING DOWN THE CONCEPT The…

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Spring F&D packaging trends: Euphoria

We are continuing to break down all the dos and don’ts of creating a F&D packaging that will stand to you this Spring. This second post lays out another trend, which will impact the outcome of upcoming decisions over colour, materials and surface design. Our next key trend for the coming season is called “Euphoria”.…

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