Designing packaging in 3D - Esko

Designing packaging in 3D

Create winning 3D packaging visuals in minutes

Esko Studio is a fast & easy way to turn your packaging ideas into beautiful 3D images. Use Studio for review, inspiration and output to production or to your eCommerce channel.

Studio up to 20X faster than standard tools because it’s built by the packaging people at Esko, for packaging people like you.

  • Quickly design packaginglabels, 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

Realistic 3D print visualization

Studio is 3D software, made specifically for packaging artwork professionals; especially for the ones that use Adobe® Illustrator® extensively.

Studio is also a powerful communication tool. It lets you create exciting 3D visuals to show your client, ranging from PDF files with 3D content, to movies, a virtual pack shot or to a shopping shelf.

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

Render 3D packaging mock-ups

Esko’s virtual mock-up software comes with patented dynamic 3D print visualization. Render 3D packaging mock-ups with a wide range of substrates, printing and finishing effects in real-time.

The software simulates the printing and finishing operations one by one, in the correct order, and on the right substrate. So what you see doesn’t only look great, it’s also technically feasible.

Benefits of using
Esko's packaging mock up software

  • Real-time rendering offers an unmatched level of reality.
  • Test innovative packaging and in-store branding materials like signage, POP, POS and SFDU displays.
  • The Studio Store Visualizer is built from the ground up for packaging design.
  • Integrates easily with the rest of Esko's packaging design software
  • Integration with Keyshot improves the appearance of physical goods such as plastics, liquids, metals and glass for realistic pack shots

Free guide

A guide to designing packaging & labels in 3D

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Designing packaging and labels in 3D


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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.