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Mini-Albums: One Way to Improve the Music Retail Business

USA Today is taking note of the uptick in country mini-albums (or EPs, or collections that generally have fewer than ten songs). Luke Bryan, the newspaper points out, released his second “Spring Break” digital EP today. And “country’s Josh Thompson and American Idol’s Jason Castro have released digital EPs in anticipation of full albums.” This […]

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CD Packaging of the Week: Animal Collective’s ‘Merriweather Post Pavilion’

No, it is not moving and yes your eyes are still fine. This is the cover image of Merriweather Post Pavilion, the 8th studio album of Animal Collective. The much-anticipated and now celebrated album boast trippy cover art inspired by the work of Japanese psychologist Akiyoshi Kitaoka. Kitaoka has created heaps of incredible visual illusions […]

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DVD Packaging: Six Feet Under

I absolutely adore the minds behind this clever Six Feet Under Under complete series DVD box set packaging.It is made of hard cardboard and a fake grass on top. This is so simple yet hits directly to the point. That’s what great Ideas usually are. They do not put too much riff-raff because the concept […]

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Packaging: Creativity Vs Functionality

We all know that in the Packaging Industry, all designs must be USEFUL art. That means creativity should never outdo functionality. In other words, the package should serve its purpose which is well..to enclose and protect the product. You might wonder what triggered this blog post. It’s this. This Milk carton is on the list […]