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CD Packaging: Minute Papillon- Second Language

Minute Papillon is Second Language’s latest and most ambitious curatorial exercise yet. It comprises of 60 one-minute-long tracks purveyed by a pan-global retinue of left-of-centre artists. It is packaged in a deluxe, silver foil blocked jewel box with magnifying glass. The text is so small that it’s painful to read without the use of the […]

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Vinyl Record Packaging: Run Hide Survive- Show Off

A 12- Layer screenprint which was included as part of the first Showoff 12″ vinyl record pressing in LA release by Sheffield based production duo RUN HIDE SURVIVE. The 12″ record sleeve is plain white with a central hole that reveals a of colorful spectrum of colors. Pull out the enclosed record to see the […]

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Wedding Invitation that Turns Into Paper Record Player

A wedding invitation that plays a record? I bet you haven’t received an invitation as cool as this! Except, of course, if you are one of the 150 guests of Karen Sandler and Mike Tarantino who received this awesome wedding invitation. Designer Kelli Anderson wanted to create something original for the wedding of her friends […]

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Die Cutting, Scoring, and Folding

Custom CD/DVD boxes, gatefold cases, invitation cards, and almost all custom packaging boxes require professional die-cutting, scoring, and folding. These are finishing techniques that require much care and attention if you want your custom pieces to look good. With proper planning and execution, these techniques add a quality look and feel to the finished piece. […]

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CD Duplication: 5 Reasons Why You Should NOT DIY

Burning CDs from your desktop computer can be leaned in less than 5 minutes. Heck, almost anybody can do it! Aside from that, the prices of CD duplication equipment (aka CD burners) are also going down, down, down that almost anybody can buy it. Buy some cheap CDs and cases, borrow a decent printer, you’re […]

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CD Packaging: Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology

Visual Dialogue referenced the graphics and color palette of original Folkways JAZZ LP covers in creating an entirely new design for Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology. The package combines a 200-page book and 6 CDs inside a translucent slipcase, befitting what Time magazine reviewed as “the single best introduction to America’s great musical form.” Jazz: The […]

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Business: Study Reveals Consumers Prefer Direct Mail Use of CDs and DVDs

Discmail Direct and Direct Marketing Association conducted a study in 2010 about consumer’s attitude and response towards direct mail. Using more than 800 respondents, here are the results of the study: 85 % prefer a disc over an email and 59%of the 800+ respondents believe a DVD is more secure than an email. 91% of […]

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CD Packaging: Shindig Fantastico- Superhotjoy

Superhotjoy asked Disturbance Design to make the packaging visibly African so they shot them amongst stuffed African wildlife at the local museum. Well, what could be more African than lions, zebras, and dehydrated flora? The hard bound book digipack features four Polaroids of the band. The case has a clean, polished look which complements the […]