Mumbai: Almond Branding, a strategic branding and design consultancy in Mumbai wins 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 Design, Spatial Design, Graphic Design, Digital Design and the likes. The jury at the award ceremony consisted of eminent 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.
Commenting on the occasion, Shashwat Das, Founder, Almond Branding said, “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. What makes India’s Best Design Studio Awards unique is that it’s 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.”
Almond Branding 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 the other hand, Almond Branding also helps startups with Packaging Design solutions that do not cost a fortune and yet is very effective in the market. The company 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.. 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”, added Das.
Shashwat Das further added,“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.”
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 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.