- Bringing Packaging Ideas into Reality
- The Importance of Mind Mapping & Design Thinking in Packaging
The vibrant atmosphere at SIGA (Salesian Institute of Graphic Arts, Chennai) was filled with excitement and creativity on the occasion of National Paper Bag Day, celebrated on the 12th of July, 2023. The event featured a packaging session where enthusiastic students came together under the guidance of Jeetendra, The Print Specialist, to showcase their involvement in creating eco-friendly alternatives – paper bags and rigid boxes etc.
Jeetendra, with his extensive knowledge and experience in the printing industry, played a pivotal role as a resource person during the session.
He shared valuable insights into sustainable packaging practices, emphasizing the importance of choosing environmentally friendly materials and techniques. His expertise inspired the students and helped them channel their creativity effectively.
The event kicked off with a brief introduction about the significance of National Paper Bag Day and the importance of sustainable packaging. He highlighted the impact of traditional packaging materials techniques on the environment and encouraged the students to explore innovative solutions using paper.
Equipped with paper, cutter, and adhesive, the participants eagerly embarked on their packaging journey, guided by expert advice. Throughout the session, he provided valuable tips and techniques to enhance the quality and functionality of their creations. His expertise and attention to detail ensured that the students gained a deeper understanding of sustainable packaging principles.
Under Jeetendra’s guidance, the room buzzed with a harmonious blend of conversations, and the rhythmic sound of folding paper. The students demonstrated remarkable enthusiasm as they meticulously crafted paper bags of various shapes and sizes. Some adorned their bags with intricate designs, showcasing their artistic skills, while others focused on ensuring sturdiness and functionality.
In another corner of the room, students passionately worked on rigid boxes, applying the techniques shared by Jeetendra. They carefully measured and folded the paper, creating sleek and durable containers. The boxes were not only aesthetically pleasing but also demonstrated their commitment to sustainability by utilizing recyclable materials.
Throughout the session, Jeetendra served as a mentor and teacher, providing guidance and encouragement. His presence nurtured the students’ creative spirit and honed their packaging skills. The event served as a platform for the students to learn from his expertise and explore the possibilities of paper as a versatile and eco-friendly packaging material.
As the session drew to a close, the room transformed into display of handcrafted paper bags and rigid boxes. The students proudly showcased their creations, sharing stories of the design process and the challenges they overcame. It was evident that Jeetendra’s guidance, combined with their dedication and passion, had resulted in remarkable pieces of sustainable packaging.
The packaging session at SIGA on National Paper Bag Day was not only a celebration of creativity but also a testament to the students’ commitment to the environment. With Jeetendra, as a valuable resource person, the event served as a reminder of the power of innovation and collaboration in creating a greener future. With their newfound knowledge and skills, these enthusiastic students are poised to make a positive impact on the packaging industry and inspire others to embrace sustainable alternatives.