Penta Awards Feature

With the legalization of cannabis for both medical and recreational purposes becoming more and more common across the globe, packaging design has been at the forefront of changing old-fashioned perceptions and stereotypes attached to the controversial product. Here, we go through some of the key moments and look at some of our favourite design examples.

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Shoutout LA interview

Our founder was interviewed by Shoutout LA.
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Photo by Elizabeth Sarah Barr.


Read about our founder on Budsfeed

"Creativity and cannabis have always gone together, and with marijuana being mainstream in California for the past decade, it’s been a draw for creative professionals across the entertainment, marketing, and advertising worlds. On the bleeding edge of that movement was Masha Kupets Navarre, a veteran of the entertainment marketing world and the founder of Plastic Palmtree.
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While many of us dream about venturing out to do something creative in cannabis, Masha put the plant at the forefront of her business, forging early relationships and creating award winning work for or some of the biggest companies in the cannabis industry, ranging from branding to immersive IRL experiences. It’s no surprise Plastic Palmtree has gone bi-coastal and was recognized at this year’s Clio Cannabis Awards."

 

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Clio Awards 2020

We're honored to be on the shortlist for the Clio Cannabis Awards 2020.
The winning work: brand & retail design for The Artist Tree cannabis boutique in West Hollywood, CA.
Go team!
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Award Time

Our team is thrilled to take home a gold Communicator Award for packaging design & brand identity for mozen. This is the first time a Communicator Award has been awarded for cannabis branding.


Winning Streak

Our team is thrilled to take home two 2018 Gold Davey Awards for packaging design & brand identity for mozen. This is the first time a Davey Award has been awarded for cannabis branding.


DCN Entrepreneur of the Week

We are beyond honored! Thank you Direct Cannabis Network for featuring our founder this week!

Masha began her journey at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) as a fine artist and graphic designer. After RISD she found herself in the east coast corporate world designing branded campaigns and packaging for iRobot. Soon enough, the palm trees of Los Angeles pulled her west to join the entertainment industry where she designed award-winning television and theatrical print campaigns and painted in her free time.

Today, she heads up PLASTIC PALMTREE, a Los Angeles-based boutique creative agency.

Masha has collaborated with legions of clients across multiple entertainment and industrial brands including FX, Spike, Papa & Barkley, mozen, NBC, Pure Bloom, NatGeo, Paramount and more. PLASTIC PALMTREE clients range from cannabis, corporate, & medical to film & television.

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Women & Weed Feature

Spotted: at Barnes & Noble, Target and other stores - Centennial Spotlight, The Women & Weed issue.
Read an exclusive interview with our founder Masha Kupets Navarre about branding cannabis.
"Everyone faces creative challenges when it comes to compliance and packaging." - MKN. Thank you to Centennial Media for featuring us among all these incredible entrepreneurs!


Winner Winner

Today we received a 2018 Communicator Award for our SNL Wines collection label design.


Thanks Entertainment Weekly!

Our work just got featured in Entertainment Weekly! Thanks to Lot 18 and NBC Universal for the incredible collaboration. We were honored to design the new SNL Wine Collection.
Read full article here!