Designing packaging and labels in 3D - Esko

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Designing packaging in 3D

ArtiosCAD - Structural packaging design

Thanks to software created specifically for graphic packaging professionals, it is possible to design packaging and labels in 3D.

  • Quickly design packaging, labels, and displays in 3D
  • Work in Adobe® Illustrator®
  • Test your designs in a virtual retail environment
  • Use a round trip between structural and graphical design

3D packaging design software in Adobe® Illustrator®

Studio will help you produce better artwork. Whether you are a designer trying out different ideas, or a prepress operator checking a back-match, with Studio you are virtually holding the pack in your hands.

Studio is a fast & easy way to turn your ideas into beautiful 3D images, for your own inspiration or to impress an important client.

Studio Designer - Create packaging and labels in 3D


Being able to build those scenes of what exactly I am looking for and then import that back into Illustrator using my flat die-line art has probably been the biggest game-changer for me.

Matt Maghan, Product Designer, Nike

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Create hyper realistic 3D visuals

Studio is also a powerful communication tool. It lets you create exciting 3D visuals to show to your client, ranging from PDF files with 3D content to movies, hero shots or a virtual pack shot. Other 3D tools can be complicated, Studio is fast and easy.

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Make packaging artwork that fits

Studio 3D packaging software also comes with tools to help you fit the artwork better to the shape. It can apply a conical warp for labels, or compensate artwork for shrink sleeve distortions or make artwork match across different panels.

3D packaging software for boxes, bags, bottles, buckets...

To model the 3D shape of the package as fast as possible, the packaging-savvy Studio Toolkits each specialize in a specific type of packaging.

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Studio for shrink sleeves

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Esko, a Veralto company, is a global provider of integrated software and hardware solutions that digitize, automate and connect the go-to-market process of consumer goods. Esko connects people, processes and tools to meet the needs of global brands and the people who trust them.

Esko customers bring consumer products to life with accuracy, efficiency and speed. Packaging for 9 out of 10 major brands is produced by Esko customers today. Headquartered in Gent, Belgium, Esko employs 1800 people worldwide with a unique focus on the packaging sector.