While its popularity and queues fluctuate, the hipster label has an identifiable style. The word sometimes has a negative stigma but it doesn't seem to be stopping the trend.
This is how Urban Dictionary (adversely) describes a hipster: "A individual who prides themselves on what they perceive to be their "unique" sense of style and entertainment. They can usually be identified by their skinny jeans, love of nostalgic items, thick rimmed glasses, and their smug sense of superiority. A conversation with a "hipster" will usually entail of obscure bands, designers, and politicians..."
This week we decided to feature recent package designs that also connect with the hipster trend. In packaging, the hipster esthetic is in the typography, iconography, minimalistic style, and vintage themes. While you may have already written off the term, these packages are quite popular on our site and should be appreciated for their quality design
Before & After: Schwinn Packaging (Oldie but goodie)
Swoon (Oldie but goodie)
And because hipsters appreciate retro packaging...
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