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How to Design a Great Product Label

How to Design a Great Product Label

When it comes to designing an effective label, it’s important to keep in mind that it will represent your product on the shelves of every store to which it goes. Even long after a customer has left or when someone walks by the front window, a label has the ability to leave an impression on anyone that sees it. How one presents their product to the public shows a lot about how a business wants to be seen and whether…

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The Importance of Color in Branding & Packaging Design

The Importance of Color in Branding & Packaging Design

According to a study done by Loyola University Maryland, the human brain prioritizes its perception of color before both image and type recognition. Whether one attributes this to an evolutionary advantage or fluke of nature, the Loyola study is a good indicator as to how significant color actually is when it comes to branding and marketing strategies. In fact, color is so important that this exact same study found that its effective use in a company’s design scheme has the…

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How to Use Instagram to Grow Your Business

How to Use Instagram to Grow Your Business

Instagram has been around since 2010, and a lot has changed since its inception into the world of social media apps. Acquired by Facebook in 2012, Instagram started to focus on native advertising and began offering more promotional tools for businesses. While Instagram started out as an app to share pictures with friends, it has quickly grown into a business tool for all types of businesses and entrepreneurs. Retailers, restaurants, service-based companies, and self-employed influencers all utilize the various features…

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Brick & Mortar Retail: What Does the Future Have In Store?

Brick & Mortar Retail: What Does the Future Have In Store?

You may have recently seen some alarming articles and reports about the future of retail, but the real takeaway is that we are seeing a fundamental shift in how retail works. E-commerce, millennials, smart-shopping, bankruptcy, Amazon. All words you have probably seen and heard attributed to the decline in brick and mortar retail success. Retail has had a shaky landscape the past few years, with a drastic rise in e-commerce sales and ultra-fast shipping services. Many large retailers are now…

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How to Handle The Retail Holiday Season Like a Pro

How to Handle The Retail Holiday Season Like a Pro

Many businesses get excited for the holiday season, because it always marks an increase in sales brought on by holiday gift shopping! Sometimes businesses get overwhelmed during this season, and end up scrambling to get things back in order. The key to having a successful holiday retail season is to plan ahead and be prepared. Here are some simple tips for accomplishing your holiday retail goals! Plan Your Promotions The holiday season is a great time to get creative with…

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How to Create Branded Gift Packaging your Customers Will Love!

How to Create Branded Gift Packaging your Customers Will Love!

Design Your Custom Packaging with Branding Power Customers have high expectations for brands, especially during the holiday shopping season. Among wanting fast shipping, giveaways, and discounts, they are looking for gift-like packaging that can be used in place of wrapping or packaging gifts themselves. Many Americans no longer yearn for wrapping paper or classic holiday designs, they want sophisticated packaging options that make a statement. Make It Ready To Use The typical person is very busy. With working, cooking, raising…

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5 Tips for Photographing your Products and Packaging

5 Tips for Photographing your Products and Packaging

Take professional looking photographs for your website, social media, and promotional campaigns with these simple tips. If your business has an online presence, whether it’s a website, a blog, or social media pages, your photography is an important aspect of your brand image. Taking stunning photos of your products and packaging can spark consumer interest and can help promote your brand organically. 1.  Use A Quality Camera But it doesn’t have to be expensive! Nowadays almost every camera you can…

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Nature Inspired Packaging Design

Nature Inspired Packaging Design

Design Often Looks to Nature For Inspiration. The colors, patterns, and natural landscapes of our world are too beautiful to ignore, which is why design often mimics or plays off of these elements. Packaging design can often take inspiration from nature whether it involves the colors, the photographs of picturesque places, or patterns often found in nature. Photographing Nature for Design Great photography can translate into beautiful packaging with the advanced printing capabilities that Morgan Chaney can provide. Full-color vibrant…

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The Best 2018 Packaging Trends and Ideas

The Best 2018 Packaging Trends and Ideas

As we dive head first into a new year the same question always remains; what new styles and trends will be at the forefront of design this year? Design trends impact many industries including fashion, interior design, beauty products, and restaurants, and packaging design is no exception. As we all know, trends come and go in waves and circles, making them a fun and interesting discussion topic for designers and retailers of all kinds. Creating packaging that is trendy is…

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Why Custom Packaging Is A Smart Investment For Your Brand

Why Custom Packaging Is A Smart Investment For Your Brand

Why Should You Invest In Custom Printed Packaging? Advertising is everywhere in our consumer based society. It comes in many different forms and can be extremely effective in increasing sales. Simply put, companies use advertising because it works. Businesses have been using branded packaging as a form of advertising for a very long time. Because of our social culture, packaging is a subtle way to create impressions through organic reach. Every time someone walks out of your store with a…

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