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Beginners Guide to Designing E-commerce Packaging

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Conceptualizing your product’s packaging is surely nerve-wracking, especially if you lack design experience or you’re simply clueless about where to begin. Packaging has become just as important as the product and requires thorough research and planning to make sure it will complement the merchandise and your brand. If you are in the beginning stages of creating your first branded e-commerce...

Dark Horse Coffee Roasters: Packaging Case Study

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Packaging provided additional value in coffee products to leverage global exposure Started as a family business in 2012, Dark Horse Coffee leveraged their exceptional product & stellar service and took the popular spots in California with three locations in San Diego and one in Truckee.  But it didn't end there. They've launched a subscription club, through which their consumers can sign...

Brink: Card Game That Started on the Hospital Bed

raised more than 200% of Kickstarter goal and sold products across the usa, germany & australia Brink The idea originated from The Barry’s passion for playing games and their creativity to make one up whenever there isn’t any available. When Grandpa Mike needed to replace both of his hips and couldn’t move, the family took a bunch of his expired credit...

5 Steps For Preparing Your First Customized Packaging

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A well thought out product packaging is one that resonates with your customers directly. If they fall in love with your packaging and at the same time you are able to provide great value to your products & services, it is a guaranteed success. Simply put, if you take time in conceptualizing and preparing your product packaging, you will have...

4 Popular Types of Paperboard Grades For Box Printing

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What many consumers and even business owners don’t realize is that the box you use to wrap a present, to buy a cosmetic product or to put food in can potentially be all made by different material grades. Cardboard isn’t just “cardboard”. You may already notice that a standard cereal box may be different than your cosmetic product box. The...

Customer Case Study: Teknikio

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TEKNIKIO Doubled their engagement and received Fantastic results for their packaging during trade show events A simple interaction with students and teachers developed into one of the most unique creative tool set for young inventors and innovators. Teknikio products has made the perfect learning platform by combining technology and traditional crafts. https://www.teknikio.com THE CHALLENGE Teknikio needed to produce a cost-effective packaging for their...

Hex Coffee: Packaging Case Study

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Hex coffee received wide exposure on their packaging from the biggest online coffee blog Hex Coffee From working in various coffee shops to dreaming about having a voice within the coffee community in Charlotte, Hex Coffee has flourished within only 2 years with their approach to provide the best quality brew and create a community of roasters worldwide. https://hex.coffee   THE CHALLENGE Hex Coffee has...

Why Getting A Box Sample is Important for Your Packaging

When you need to know exactly how the design and quality of your boxes are expected to come out before producing a large quantity, going through the prototype stage is probably your best bet. Nothing is worse than investing a lot of time and money in a project and then to realize at the end that you don't receive what you hoped...

Step-by-Step Artwork Preparation Guide with Illustrator

To make it easier for you, we put together a step-by-step instruction on how to set your artwork file with PakFactory's dieline. Enjoy! Step 1: Verification Open PakFactory provided dieline on Illustrator and verify the job information at the bottom of the file. Step 2: Layer Set Up Check to make sure that all layers except for ‘artwork’ are locked. This ensures that...

Air Shipping from China to North America

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If you are looking for ways to get your consignment shipped from China, it will be a good idea to have an understanding of the various methods and their individual benefits and drawbacks first. This will help you determine the most efficient shipping method for your individual purpose and also save you a lot in terms of time, effort...