Sancharee Saha


Takeda Sustainable Welcome Kit
Packaging Design

Pharmaceutacals | Takeda Pharmaceuticals International

The Brief

Takeda Pharmaceuticals required a welcome pack for new recruits that was compact, easy to carry, innovative, sleek and distinctive whilst also being eco-friendly and true to Takeda’s rich cultural history.

Takeda’s Values

Takeda is an innovative company with its extensive range of medicinal products and R&D section, boasting Japanese heritage with the benefit of multicultural employees. The pack was required to portray these attributes & leave a lasting impression fostering pride and creativity.

The Inspiration

The Lyrics

The welcome pack is a compact cylinder made using sustainable production methods and material. The kit is a brown paper cylinder with a rice paper window that represents Japanese Shoji paper windows.

The Melody


Welcome letter scroll representing the rich history of Takeda and it’s Japanese roots. The scroll has printed on it, a QR code directed to an induction microsite, a Japanese script that is the original credo of Takeda and forms the basis of its values and philosophy


USB drive designed to look like bamboo with a laser cut logo containing further instructions and an interactive presentation

‘be onboard’ badge is red and circular representing the rising sun on the Japanese flag. It is magnetically attached inside the lid of the cylinder, removable by lifting the brown ribbon.