Today April 27 we celebrate World Design Day. We are aware that the world faces great challenges that demand great changes at all levels. These changes force us to have an inclusive and innovative perspective.
How can design contribute to building a better world?
Design creates a bridge between users and the way they perceive the world, through it feelings, sensations and connections are created; has the mission of being the voice of the user, materializing needs and ideas into realities… this is why design can be so powerful. It has been expanding its mission to contribute to a better world, and not only creates taking into account the needs of the user, it adds the environment and society in general to its equation. He became an integrator and a transformer of realities.
For all the above, today we recognize the value of design and the contribution of all Designers, especially those of our PAPELSA team. Thank you for your creativity and innovation, thank you for supporting our customers with cardboard packaging designs that go beyond the function of containing, protecting and identifying, helping to better display the products, to make them more visible at the points of sale, to transmit messages of sustainability, responsibility … packaging that is capable of giving life to the products! All this motivates us to continue together reimagining the world through paper and cardboard.
WE WISH YOU A HAPPY DAY!
Floods, thawing of the poles, natural disasters, extreme temperatures, fires, health pandemics ... our planet is sick and is suffering a series of attacks that affect millions of people and living beings, with increasing frequency. For this reason, the commemoration of Earth Day today acquires greater relevance and becomes a call to all people to really take actions that have a favorable impact.
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