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CD Packaging: Ghosts- Radical Face

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ShareArtist: Radical Face Album: Ghosts Design: Shealah Year: 2007 Concept: “Ghosts” and is based on the thought that people leave their ghosts behind in every house they live in. The album tells stories from the houses perspective. I used an antique wallpaper pattern and many old frames to give a feeling that the house has had […]

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29 November 2012

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

9 Sweet-Looking Fabric CD Sleeves

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Looking for a sweet way to package your CD invites? These Fabric CD sleeves might just be what you’re looking for!

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19 April 2012

Marion Isobel Marion Isobel

10 Commandments for Laying-out CD Artwork

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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

CD Packaging: What Makes a Great CD Packaging

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ShareCD packaging may seem less significant than the actual CD inside it but nevertheless, it still plays a very important role in promoting your album. It is one of the best ways to advertise your music and it could greatly affect album sales. A really eye-grabbing CD packaging can even convince customers to buy the […]

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2 April 2010

Marion Isobel Marion Isobel

CD Packaging: Zinkplaat’s Mooi Besoedeling

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ShareOne of the reasons why I love the French film Amelie is because it gives attention to the simple everyday pleasures in life. Little things like inserting your hands on a bag of beans, peeling off old wallpaper, popping bubblewrap, cracking crème brulee with a teaspoon, or breaking foil seals. If you are like me […]

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2 April 2010

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

CD Packaging of the Week: Spinal Tap’s ‘Back From the Dead’

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Share This awesome packaging by Brian Porizek was nominated in the recent Grammy Awards for Best Packaging alongside Sagmeister’s work for Byrne & Eno and four other nominees. Sagmeister bagged the trophy but I should say this one is almost equally remarkable. What I love most about this CD packaging is that it involves the […]

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10 March 2010

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

CD Packaging: Worst Album Covers

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ShareLast night, I was running low on album cover ideas so I decided to look for great CD covers online hoping for inspiration to hit me before the night ends. As I was lazily fumbling through websites and google images, I stumbled upon some of the most ridiculous CD covers I’ve ever seen in my […]

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5 March 2010

Marion Isobel Marion Isobel

CD Packaging: Byrne & Eno’s Everything That Happens Will Happen Today

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ShareIf you like Vonnegut Dollhouse’s uber cool CD packaging, then it is without a doubt that you will love this,too. I do, I do, I do a million time over! This limited  Sagmeister-designed package of David Byrne and Brian Eno’s Everything That Happens Will Happen Today is just so A-W-E-S-O-M-E! In fact, it has convinced […]

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4 March 2010

Marion Isobel Marion Isobel

CD Packaging: Tips for Graphic Designers

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It takes more than great talent for a graphic artist to make it big in the CD Packaging industry. You have to be updated with the CD packaging trends and technology, you should know how to communicate with the musicians, and most importantly you have to know basic work ethics.

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26 February 2010

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

CD Packaging: How to Conceptualize a Creative CD Packaging

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CD packaging plays a very vital role in the music retail industry. Aside from its obvious function which is to protect and store CDs, the CD packaging has lots of other functions. It increases product sales, defines a band’s image, and many others. If you are a designer or if you are a musician who wants to create his own CD packaging, here is a step-by-step guide that you might find useful.

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18 February 2010

james James Hill

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