NOX Sleep Drink

Branding, packaging

Branding,

Packaging

for NOX Sleep Drink

NOX Sleep Drinks says "It is no secret that a good night of sleep is key to feeling energetic, self-secure and happy. Therefore, we created a unique blend of plant extracts that makes you fall asleep easier, sleep better and wake up more refreshed.

NOX - Good Nights, Great Days"

Credits

Branding, Packaging, Photos: Francesca Barchiesi

Website: Lamalama

3Pack and Display design: Product Reflex

Photoshoot: Ottilie Maters

NOX Sleep Drink is a small company founded by young entrepreneurs that want to help people improve their sleep in a healthy and natural (non-chemical) way. Nox is a drink made of a unique blend of plants extracts, that helps you sleep better and wake up refreshed and active.

NOX: the Roman

goddess of the Night.

 

I was positively interested in the idea of helping people reconnect to their sleep in a healthy way. First i was contacted to create the logo and packaging and consequently I developed the brand visual identity.

The challenge was to express the contrasting aspect of a product that makes you sleep well in order to make you feel more energetic. For this reason I thought of using the sunrise to symbolise the awakening of the mind. I transferred the colours into the label with an elegant gradient that from blue smoothly becomes purple.

It was also important to communicate the drink's effectivity although not being a drug. I used a blue and white colour palette to create a friendly but medical look.

Logo research and elaborations 

I dived into an ancient world of mystical symbols and got lost in the realm of optical illusions. Then I emerged to the surface with modern glyphs, sleeping suns and looping figures.

NOX logo research, studies, elaborations

An infinite circle inside the logo

NOX Sleep Drink logo, aligned

The endless loop expresses the duality between day and night in its eternal cycle. Round and symmetrical, the logotype incorporates the infinite circle in its core. Clean and trustworthy, the tagline goes with it.

NOX Sleep Drink symbol, infinite circle
NOX Sleep Drink logo, centered
NOX Sleep Drink mulungu icon
NOX Sleep Drink valerian icon
NOX Sleep Drink tilia icon
NOX Sleep Drink passiflora icon

Ingredients

and iconography

Nox is composed by 4 plant extracts, Mulungu, Tilia, Valerian and Passiflora, which have individual properties to promoted relaxation and induce sleep.

To capture the essence of these ingredients and to communicate a feeling of medicinal trustworthyness, I decided to create clean and elegant icons.

Usp's

Natural

Fall asleep faster

Better quality

Wake up refreshed

Instructions

Keep cool

Slightly shake

30 min before sleeping

Relax and sleep

When to use

Rhythmic disturbances

Stressful periods

Pressure to perform

Cannot sleep

Online

Shopping cart

Store locator

Reviews

Sleeping research

Offline

Sleeping mask

Can

Handle with care

Book

NOX Sleep Drink 100% natural icon
NOX Sleep Drink fall asleep faster icon
NOX Sleep Drink better quality of sleep
NOX Sleep Drink wake up refreshed icon
NOX Sleep Drink - instruction - keep cool - icon
NOX Sleep Drink - instruction - slightly shake- icons
NOX Sleep Drink - instruction - drink 30 minutes before sleeping - icon
NOX Sleep Drink - instruction - relax and sleep - icon
NOX Sleep Drink - when to use - rhytmic disturbances - icon
NOX Sleep Drink - when to use - stressful periods - icon
NOX Sleep Drink - when to use - pressure to performe - icon
NOX Sleep Drink - when to use - cannot sleep - icon
NOX Sleep Drink - shopping cart - icon
NOX Sleep Drink - store locator - icon
NOX Sleep Drink - reviews - icon
NOX Sleep Drink - sleeping research - icon
NOX Sleep Drink - sleeping mask - icon
NOX Sleep Drink - can - icon
NOX Sleep Drink - handle with care - icon
NOX Sleep Drink - book - icon

Label design

Slim can 250ml

The drink is marketed in a slim aluminium can, positioned in antithesis of energy drinks, opponents in terms of purpose and philosophy.

 

Sunset in the label

 

From the blue of the night to the first purple lights of the morning, as the sun rises the mind awakens. I used a soft gradient to express the duality of night = calmness and day = effectiveness.

 

Matte touch

To give a distinct soft and premium feeling I chose to print the label with a matte finish.

Packaging design

The 3-pack

I developed the concept for a carton wrap that rolls around a raw of 3 cans, in collaboration with Product Reflex, that successfully translated the concept into an elegant self closing box.

NOX Sleep Drink - 3pack design - topview

Open on top

A new product needs to show off. Two MOON-shaped openings on the top of the package allow a sneak peek of the inside.

Sensual curves

Angles can be weak and boring. Why not using curves? They enhance the round nature of the product and are in line with the cyclic philosophy of the brand.

No plastic

The world of packaging does not need more plastic. From a carton based proposal, Thomas Vlek from Product Reflex engineered the wrap to be closed with only 1 tiny drop of glue on the front.

Bottom peek

The expiring date is printed on each single can, together with the client we came up with the smart solution of creating an opening on the bottom, that allows the barcode reader to scan through the packaging box.

NOX Sleep Drink - 3pack design - front view
NOX Sleep Drink - 3pack design - bottom view
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Press attention

Retail design

for drugstores

Mail ads

& social medias

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Stationary and merchandise

NOX Sleep Drink - Good Nights Great Days - icon