Gadget Packaging Designs: 20 Cool & Clever Examples

A cute way to package headphones, this is a two-parter, an outer box and an inner wrap (the eyes) for the cables of your earphones.

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For something as small as an SD card, they always seem to come with excessively large packaging protection. This packaging lets you turn the packaging into a cute deskwork decor piece.

Runs on Duracell

A CMYK packaging edition for earphones. I’m not really sure what print colors have to do with an audio instrument but considering how this is a student project, sometimes going with the flow can result in outcomes we might learn to love.

IMAGE: Spencer Bigum

Limited Edition Fedrigoni Leica

A cheery and cute packaging attempt by Burgopak and BERG for the product, Little Printer.

IMAGE: Geometry Global

Nooka Glue-less Custom Box

Another packaging design by AIAIAI, this time with a lighter color palette and two differently shaped boxes.

IMAGE: Nooka

SD Card Packaging

Grain is a student project depicting packaging for disposable/reusable cameras. Color cameras and black and white versions are differentiated by the color of the dots on the packaging.

IMAGE: Christopher Gregory

Tok Watch (Concept)

In a follow-up post we have for you 20 impressive and creative electronics packaging designs for some of your favorite electronic devices: cameras, flash drives, watches, earphones, printers and more. Some designs opt for the less is more approach, while others go all out with more flashy and vibrant designs. Let’s check them out.


Minion Headphones

Inspired by the droids and star troopers in Star Wars, this student project came up with this packaging for duracell batteries.

IMAGE: Amparo M-Conde

Gigs 2 Go™

A simple, clean cut and practical way to package and sell watches, this concept deconstructs from a compact design into a three-part storage cylinder shape.

IMAGE: BOLTgroup Charlotte and Kurt Rampton

Jimi Hendrix 70th Anniversary Tribute Series

Vibrant, sharp and loud, this limited edition tribute series marks the appreciation for Jimi Hendrix’s 70th birthday.

IMAGE: Dunlop

Little Printer

A clever packaging design that turns the ear buds and cable into notes you would normally find on a music sheet.

IMAGE: Burgopak and BERG

AIAIAI Headphones

This is more than just a packaging for a memory stick; it is also a promotional tool for a film called "Finding Donut". Each doll layer depicts the journey to find Donut, a dog.


Volta Batteries

Here’s an eco-friendly packaging concept you might like. The instructions are printed on the packaging box itself which is made up of biodegradable material.

IMAGE: ACME Industries


This packaging design takes it up several notches, just to market a flash drive. You will find an anchor key chain attached to the flash drive, a sea-themed inner box and a playful mesh of typographical fun for the outer box.

IMAGE: Erik Johansson


One side of the box packaging shows the type of lightbulb contained inside, while the other showcases a UV-lacquered "stars in the sky" outline of the same bulb. Depicted on a black background, this is as striking as packaging designs can get.

IMAGE: Clever Branding


A clever sustainable way to sell "disposable" thumb drives, Gigs 2 Go lets you break a piece off a piece to get 1 GB of storage space to go.

IMAGE: Muggie Ramadani

Gauss energy saving lamps

A beautiful packaging for a Leica camera, the Paper skin is a rebranding-by-paper showpiece that will take the "unboxing" experience to another level.

IMAGE: Fastway


Here in, we have been fans of creative packaging designs for forever. And lately, packaging designs are taking things up several notches, for instance:

IMAGE: Corrine Pant

Balão Baleia Flash Drive

Cables in tubes aren’t a new packaging idea for earphones but to have these tubes all lined up nicely and neatly upon a platform, that’s something audiophiles might appreciate.

IMAGE: Bruna Paz

Finding Donut Matryoshka Dolls

A student project that adopts a twist to the phenomenon known as sexting. Here’s how it is done via smartwatches.

IMAGE: Pereira & O’Dell

Messex Watch

Half black, half white, and a dash of orange symbolizing the tie between a dark environment that is lit up in brightness – by an orange lightbulb. Clever indeed.

IMAGE: Lim ChengHui LIM, BeeChean YONG and YenQi CHIA


Bored with the regular black, gold and silver-colored batteries? Then spice things up a bit with these rainbow-colored alternatives.

IMAGE: Jongwon Lee

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