Packaging design is one of the most important fields of design, it's holds direct communication between the product and the consumer and it is always nice to see the evolution of the field. From materials to typography, packaging design has evolved a lot, however good design is long lasting as you can see in this selection of really cool vintage packages.
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Abduzeedo is a blog about design. There are all sorts of articles for those who want to look for inspiration. Also you will find very useful tutorials for the most used applications out there, with a special selection of Photoshop Tutorials and Illustrator Tutorials. Of course there are other softwares conteplated like Pixelmator, Fireworks, and web design tutorials.