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DVD Packaging

DVD Packaging: Cardboard Houses

ShareIs your film about a haunted house or asylum or school? Or, do you own a real estate company and you’re looking for a great way to package your giveaways? Then I bet you’ll find these custom DVD designs helpful. The cardboard house is one of the cheapest DVD packaging designs because you only need [...]

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17 September 2012

Marion Isobel Marion Isobel

Crowdfunding: Things That Will Piss People off

Share So you just launched a Kickstarter campaign and you’re now oh so ready to announce it to your family, friends, and fans (triple F). But before you compose your e-mail or status update, make sure you’re know what ticks people off when it comes to crowdfunding. Here are some of them: Using the “We’re [...]

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28 August 2012

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

Print Options for Cardboard Packaging ( Digipaks, CD Wallets, Jackets)

ShareSTOCK Glossy Choose a gloss coated stock if your packaging is heavy on photographs for its design because the photos appear sharper and more vibrant. However, this is not the best paper if your project is text-heavy. The light that bounces back from the glossy material will make the copy difficult to read. Matte The [...]

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28 August 2012

Marion Isobel Marion Isobel

GUEST POST: What Every Box Set Should Include

In the DVD packaging world, aesthetic and innovation mean everything. Gone are the days of the simple 7’’ by 5” cases slipped in a plastic slipcovers. With the average price of box-sets nesting somewhere between 40 and 90 dollars, content extras and packaging perks aren’t an added bonus anymore, they are expected.

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24 August 2012

Marion Isobel Marion Isobel

CD Packaging: Someday- Erik Brandt

ShareArtist: Erik Brandt Album: Someday Design: Studio On Fire Year: 2012 We love this custom diecut CD packaging – calm, simple, and soothing to the eyes. The artwork has a blue blotch that looks like a little kid accidentally placed a wet painting or something.   __________________________________________________________________ Unified Manufacturing is an L.A. -based one-stop-shop that offers very [...]

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8 July 2012

Marion Isobel Marion Isobel

ECO: How to Recycle Paper for your DIY CD Sleeves

Share To make paper, there are three steps that T’sai Lun, huge papermaking machines and modern handpaper-makers alike follow.  They are: preparing the material from which you will make paper, forming the sheet and drying the sheet. What You Need deckle – a frame without a screen  mould- frame with screen  laundry starch used paper [...]

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6 July 2012

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

DVD Packaging: Cardboard Clapper Board

ShareA working, cracking, snapping clapper board! Within this lies a cinema style pack that slides open on either side just like at the start of the movies. Showing off a DVD video showreel & a snazzy booklet with pro shot images of the packaging that they have created for clients. With some creative thinking and [...]

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18 June 2012

Marion Isobel Marion Isobel

4 Cardboard Cases for Your DIY CD Package

ShareIf you want to make your own CD package and you want it to be a bit eco and very cheap, here are the best cardboard cases you can use: Cardboard Package with Snap Cover Dan Cottrell in collaboration with Sara Williams. CD package design following on from a class audio project. We wanted the [...]

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14 June 2012

Marion Isobel Marion Isobel

10 Things a Kick-Ass DVD Packaging Can Do

ShareYou did it. You just made your first feature film. It was really fulfilling but I bet it was also very exhausting. And just when you’re about to exhale, your co-filmmaker asked you about your DVD packaging. That’s the last thing you want to think about right now. You just want it to materialize because [...]

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8 May 2012

Marion Isobel Marion Isobel

10 Commandments for Laying-out CD Artwork

Share I. Thou shalt use our templates and our templates only. Never attempt to use the templates of other duplication companies because every duplication company has different sets of templates. Make sure you select the correct Unified template for your project to avoid issues and additional fees. II. Thou shalt only submit images with 300 [...]

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18 April 2012

Marion Isobel Marion Isobel

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