There are a few design trends that I have been noticing in logos as well as packaging that I feel are worth mentioning.
When it comes to packaging, there is a lot of heavy set type in different directions broken up with lines to organize the space:
Also, clean sans-serif type is placed on flat, bright backgrounds. This accentuates the beauty of the set type while also catching the eye because of the simplistic clean layout:
Lastly, in the package design category, the trend of recycling and going green translates to the design itself. This box for ebay exudes a natural feel:
For trends in logo design, I feel as though hand-rendered or imperfect type seems to be coming back. This gives logos a certain spunk and playfulness that they might have not had if typed in a serif font: