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.
A Creative CD Packaging is probably the best way to get your album noticed. If you are a new artist producing an album and you want people to get interested in your music, you have to grab their attention first by having a catchy album art. Here are 5 creative CD packaging ideas that will surely make your album stand out from the shelf.
The Simpsons has always been a great franchise, and the packaging for their movie soundtrack doesn’t miss a beat. Though unfortunately one aspect of the design comes across as a bit of a tease. The Krispy Kreme Box. Notice the blank space in the middle of the donut. Opening the box, so far so good. […]
Today, Let Me See Your Package is featuring the work of designer Althea Aseoche. Hailing from Sydney, Australia, Althea is a talented young creative with original, inspiring ideas. Her DVD and booklet box set, pictured below, takes a fun twist on the standard DVD digipak design. She also drew inspiration from the Lord of the […]
The Vinyl Collective may be worth checking out. The Vinyl Collective is a place for fans of vinyl, artists, and record labels to work together towards getting more albums put on wax. 220 members of the group vote on which albums they would like to see pressed into vinyl. Once an album is selected, the […]
Created by Matthew Weiner, the hit TV show “Mad Men” has a hit DVD package to go along with it. This shiny DVD box is designed to mimic the zippo style cigarette lighters used by the chain smoking characters on screen. Produced by Lionsgate Television, the DVD set is the kind of purchase where you […]
Pixar’s WALL-E DVD packaging isn’t short on awesome. Released just a couple days ago, it features raised printing with a glossy effect on the cover. In a move towards eco friendliness, the only plastic used is in the shrink wrap, and the cardboard case is 100% recyclable. In addition to the standard DVD disc and […]
This collaboration album between Beck and 8-bit, a robot gangster rap group (you read that right) has quite the story behind it. Originally Beck and his record label, Interscope Records, planned on around 30 independent artists remix Beck’s music. Somehow 8-bit, out of Highland Park, CA, ended up producing the track “Ghettochip Malfunction” almost entirely […]
UNIFIED MANUFACTURING TO RELEASE HISTORIC COMPILATION INSPIRED BY BARACK OBAMA’S GROUNDBREAKING PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN 18-SONG DISC CONTAINS MATERIAL FROM A DIVERSE RANGE OF ARTISTS INCLUDING STEVIE WONDER, SHERYL CROW, JOHN MAYER, KANYE WEST, JILL SCOTT, JACKSON BROWNE, BEBE WINANS, LIONEL RICHIE, OZOMATLI, DAVE STEWART, KEB’ MO’, ADAM LEVINE, BUDDY MILLER, LOS LONELY BOYS AND JOHN LEGEND […]