11 Best Pharmaceutical Packaging Designs

11 Best Pharmaceutical Packaging Designs
Article by DesignRush DesignRush
Last Updated: April 07, 2023

From bold colors to minimalist designs, we've rounded up the best pharmaceutical packaging designs that balance form and function perfectly.

Here are our top picks for the industry's most innovative and visually appealing packaging designs.

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1. Phazix by Temple

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[Source: Temple]

Standout Features:

  • Discreet yet recognizable design
  • On-brand execution
  • Sleek presentation

Phazix is a Japanese brand that deals with people having trouble swallowing pills. Some people have difficulty swallowing pills as part of their medication and want to provide an easy solution.

For our first item on the list of best pharmaceutical packaging designs, Temple focused on the "background player" aspect of the brand. They want to remind the customers that Phazix is not a medication but a helpful aid in dealing with dysphagia.

Thus, they went on a sleek presentation that is discreet yet still recognizable from the shelves. White and sky blue are perfect colors that look reassuring from afar, which is an added plus.

The packaging design is practical and on-brand with the company's identity.

2. Vitaceutics by Lyft Creative Studio

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[Source: Lyft Creative Studio]

Standout Features:

  • A perfect balance of science and art
  • Fresh and credible image
  • Clean and simple finish

Vitaceutics by Lyft Creative Studio is a pharmaceutical packaging design that seamlessly blends science and art.

Its fresh and credible image is evident in every design aspect, from the choice of colors to the typography. The clean and simple finish gives it a modern look, making it easier to use and accessible.

Credibility is of utmost priority for medical brands. People want to entrust their loved ones with companies genuinely caring for them, and this packaging design sends that message across.

Overall, Vitaceutics is a standout packaging design that is visually appealing and functional.

3. Khalmar Organic Supplements by Gabriel Dominicali

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[Source: Gabriel Dominicali]

Standout Features:

  • Middle Eastern art
  • Simple yet meaningful
  • No-frills approach

Adding cultural elements is a general practice in packaging design for most products, and this next-best pharmaceutical packaging design is no exception.

This packaging design by Gabriel Dominicali showcases beautiful Middle Eastern art. Its simplicity makes it stand out, emphasizing the product's natural and organic ingredients.

The design effectively communicates the brand's commitment to purity and authenticity. And overall, it’s a remarkable packaging design that blends cultural references and minimalism, creating a unique and memorable brand identity.

4. Enzimas Digestivas by Pablo Hache

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[Source: Pablo Hache]

Standout Features:

  • Cool color story
  • Recognizable packaging design
  • Legible typography

Pablo Hache created a stunning pharmaceutical packaging design with an extraordinary color story, striking design and legible typography.

The design is visually appealing and practical, making it easy for users to identify the product and read important information.

The designer's attention to detail is evident in every design aspect, from the carefully selected color palette to the clean and modern typography.

5. Zzomniq by Joshua Kamins

pharmaceutical product packaging design
[Source: Joshua Kamins]

Standout Features:

  • Professional layout
  • Standard white background
  • Reliable and trustworthy

It can be challenging for packaging designers to make a white background work similarly to the colored ones. This next-best pharmaceutical packaging design defied those challenges. Designer Joshua Kamins developed a white-dominated packaging solution that looks modern and fresh.

The design is simple yet effective, with a reliable and trustworthy image that captures the brand's essence. The texts are also legible and just the suitable sizes to fit the entire layout while educating the customers about the product.

Zzomniq is an excellent pharmaceutical packaging design that exudes a sense of professionalism and trustworthiness, setting it apart from the competition.

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6. Ocean Drop by Mar Gomez Pantoja

Best Pharmaceutical Packaging Designs That Ensure Product Care
[Source: Mar Gomez Pantoja]

Standout Features:

  • Stylish cylinder bottle
  • Legible information
  • Cool and calming mood

Designer Mar Gomez Pantoja created the Ocean Drop pharmaceutical packaging design with a stylish cylinder bottle, well-arranged information and a relaxed feel.

The design perfectly captures the essence of the brand and its commitment to sustainability and purity. The use of a cyan and white color combination works perfectly, evoking the tranquility of the ocean and reinforcing the brand's eco-friendly message.

The agency deserves a round of applause for its intelligent logo placements. The logos, with the brand name and specific product variation, are on the lid and the bottle. This design move strengthens brand recognition and makes shopping easier for customers.

7. Jetson Probiotics by Kittaya Treseangrat

Best Pharmaceutical Packaging Design
[Source: Kittaya Treseangrat]

Standout Features:

  • Clear glass packaging
  • Tight-grip safety lid
  • Simple yet meaningful

Kittaya Treseangrat developed one of the best pharmaceutical packaging designs for Jetson Probiotics. The packaging features a clear glass container with a tight-grip safety lid. Practical yet meaningful.

The clear glass packaging allows consumers to see the product inside, while the tight-grip safety lid ensures that the product remains fresh and secure.

The design is simple yet effective, with a clean layout and minimalist typography that communicates the brand's commitment to health and wellness.

8. Farma Pack - Pills Package by Slivki Studio

Farma Pack - Pills Package by Slivki Studio
[Source: Slivki Studio]

Standout Features:

  • An earthy and chill color palette
  • Interesting symbols
  • Slim box packaging

One important rule in packaging design for pharmaceutical products is that it should serve its purpose of protecting the contents while promoting the product.

This is where Slivki Studio excels. The agency created a sleek pharmaceutical packaging design that exudes a calming and natural vibe, making it perfect for health and wellness products.

The use of exciting symbols adds a touch of creativity to the design, positioning it ahead of other pill packaging designs.

The slim box packaging is practical and adds a touch of elegance to the design, making it perfect for display.

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9. Cicatryl Bio by Raphael Kuczynski

Cicatryl Bio by Raphael Kuczynski
[Source: Raphael Kuczynski]

Standout Features:

  • Pastel color story
  • Friendly to the eyes
  • Sturdy and reliable packaging

The next item on our list of best pharmaceutical packaging designs is fearless and highly creative. Designer Raphael Kuczynski produced an effective packaging design that is appealing and functional.

The designer used pastel colors to exhibit the brand's various products. Each color is associated with a specific product, giving it its identity.

The colors are all pleasing and friendly to the eyes, and it does not stick out like a sore thumb on many pharmacy shelves. Still, it is recognizable for its eye-catching design.

The packaging also looks sturdy and reliable, keeping the contents safe without any worries.

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[Source: Marina Galushka]

Standout Features:

  • Lavender and indigo color story
  • Modern-looking design
  • Intact branding elements

The client gave packaging designer Marina Galushka specific requests in redesigning its pharmaceutical packaging design: to keep the color palette the same as the previous one and keep the rose.

The result was a fantastic packaging design that adhered to the client's request with several added elements, elevating the brand image.

The elements blended well with each other, with not a single asset out of place with the overall design. Lavender and indigo are colors typically associated with women's products, and this one efficiently touched base with the female market.

In addition, the design looks modern and innovative without shocking the buyers because the before and after designs look similar but improved.

11. Nutrili by Cansu Dagbagli Ferreira

Nutrili by Cansu Dagbagli Ferreira
[Source: Cansu Dagbagli Ferreira]

Standout Features:

  • Streamlined and minimal labels
  • Bold lettering
  • Optimistic, gradient color sets

Nutrili's updated visual identity, courtesy of Cansu Dagbagli Ferreira, embodies the company's goal and values masterfully - bringing high-quality, natural, and sustainable supplements to your doorstep.

With its bold approach, streamlined shapes, and radiant color palette, Nutrili's packaging design emanates the brand's youthful and modern spirit. The packaging is not only attractive but also thoughtfully crafted to appeal to the target demographic. The use of vibrant, gradient colors and big typography communicates the brand's focus on pure and clean ingredients.

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