Almond Branding has won India’s Best Design Studio Award 2019 for Packaging Design. Initiated in 2015, India’s Best Design Awards are the first to recognize Design Studios for their professional work, business practices and transparency. It recognizes agencies in 8 categories including Best Brand Deisgn, Spatial Design, Graphic Design, Digital Design and the likes. The jury consisted of eminenet stalwarts like Adman turned film-maker R Balki to Vikas Satwalekar, the ex executive Director of NID to reputed international designer and author Prof. S Balram and Shradha Sharma, founder of Yourstory to name a few.

“Receiving this prestigious and respected recognition for excellence in professional work, business practices and transparency in the much competitive Design industry today is a big achievement for us at Almond Branding” said Shashwat Das, Founder-Director, Almond Branding.

The POOL Show and India’s Best Design Awards ceremony

The event, which took place on 28th Septemeber 2019 comprises of  The POOL Show event, followed by Awards ceremony at Hotel Hilton Conrad, Pune. It is a unique Design show and an exclusive networking event, comprising presentations and Poolside chats of industry leaders with rising stars in a relaxed atmosphere.

What makes India’s Best Design Studio Awards unique is that its not given out for a single winning project or work. The overall competency and expertise of the design agency is evaluated basis multiple criteria including the team, the kind of clients, the top few case studies in the work portfolio and most importantly transparency.

What makes Almond Branding India’s Best Packaging Design Studio?

Almond Branding, one of India’s leading Strategic Branding & Design Agencies based out of Mumbai, has always had a clear focus on Packaging Design. As a specialized Packaging Design agency, Almond Branding has been the force behind some of the major Packaging Design revamps and newer launches in the country. Its esteemed list of clientele include Amul, TATA, 3M, Marico, Parle, JKHC(Raymonds), ITC, Emami, Dabur, Kellogg’s, Maharishi Ayurveda, to name a few.

On one hand, Almond helps some of the top FMCG companies, willing to invest into Packaging, to launch new products in the market with the most awesome Packaging Design. On the other hand it also helps startups with Packaging Design solutions that donot cost a fortune and yet is very effective in the market. Almond Branding has a vision of helping startups with the most unique Packaging Design solutions so that they can confidently take-on their bigger counterparts on the retail shelves. For Startups who can’t afford to advertise, the Packaging Design becomes the single most and critical form of Brand communication. For them, Packaging is their Advertising and the single most critical source of brand communication.

With a decade of experience, the team at Almond Branding is immensely passionate about Packaging Design. Well equipped with the best of domain expertise, it looks at every new project as an opportunity to try something new.

Almond Branding has an in-house packaging and printing studio and is well aware of the printing and prototyping nuances to be considered for a hassle-free pre and postproduction experience. It’s this expertise that makes Almond Branding, the most sought after Packaging Design Agency in India.

Some of the factors that sets Almond Branding apart are:

  1. Print friendly Artwork Creation: After the Packaging Design is finalized, we create print friendly Artwork files keeping the printing process and restrictions in mind so that you can directly handover these files to the printer for faster production. We ensure, what we show on screen is achieved while printing for your packaging.
  2. Print Online Supervision: We provide the value addition of accompanying you to Print Online at the printer’s end to supervise the final printing process inorder to achieve the desired results.
  3. Packaging Mockups: Mockups are an essential part of our Packaging Design process. We help you make a better-informed decision about the proposed Packaging Design by presenting an almost equivalent replica on similar substrate mockups.

Almond Branding has also won international Design Awards for Branding & Packaging Design. It recently won the prestigious Muse Creative awards for revamping the Packaging Design for Tokla Green Tea from Nepal. It has won a gold at the Muse Creative awards, 3 years in a row. That makes Almond Branding one of the most awarded Packaging Design agencies in India.