I’d said to myself that now autumn has arrived in the UK, and I’d been able to report back on the packaging I’d seen while traveling to the US, that I’d stop looking for summer themed packaging, making my wife happy that we could go shopping without me needing a camera.
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On my way to Chicago for last week’s Labelexpo Americas event, I passed through World Duty Free at Heathrow.
 
As the main hub for foreign visitors to the UK and London for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, it’s no surprise to learn that the shelves at World Duty...
I’m going to carry on with my search for this summer’s themed short-run printed packaging throughout the London 2012 Paralympic Games, rounding off with a look at the examples I get to see during my time in the US for Labelexpo...
With the main Olympic Games now finished, the big events around which brands and products can theme their packaging this summer are pretty much over. The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, Wimbledon, Euro 2012 and the Olympics have all come and gone.
 
While I’m excited by...
What a great Olympics. For Great Britain, it has led to a record-breaking medal haul, while overall it has been hailed as the “friendly Olympics”.
 
Last night's closing ceremony was another triumph for Britain, melding various elements from the island's cultural...
The Olympics were in full swing when I snapped these few pictures of themed short-run printed packaging earlier this week.
 
More Olympic support from Procter & Gamble (P&G) was found, this time on Oral-B toothpaste cartons, which have been decorated with...
With news of supermarket giant Tesco trialling “virtual fridges” at Gatwick airport in the UK, what does it mean for printed packaging in the next...
I was back where I have most of my best ideas (in the shower), idly staring at a new Procter & Gamble (P&G) brand shampoo bottle, when I realized that the packed cupboards in the Pittman house would likely provide examples of pre-Olympic packaging to compare to those printed more...
How entrenched I’ve become in the package printing market was highlighted yesterday, when I found myself recording a UK TV ad for Discovery Mexican Foods fajita kits, which you can watch below.
 
It features animated flexible and carton packaging, so naturally I was...

As it’s the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics tonight, I took the opportunity to grab some more photos of the Cadbury mascot chocolates on offer in London and beyond at the moment.

 
I’d photographed the retail display carton in my local supermarket for today’s...

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