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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 […]

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10 Reasons to Buy Music on CD

1. Flipping through racks of discs is more fun than the telephone book precision of an online music store. You never know what mis-filed gems you’ll stumble across. 2. CDs are rarely copy protected so you can load them onto whatever devices you have without risking arrest or enormous civil penalties. 3. You get cover […]

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CD Packaging: Sewed CD Cover

You can actually sew your messages or artwork on this cover! Sew cool, isn’t it? This was designed by the Singaporead-based agency Asylum in 2008 for the Christmas songs by Eunice Elizabeth Olsen and Rennie Gomes. “We have created a sleeve where you can customize your message [or artwork] to your loved ones. You can […]

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To Duplicate or to Replicate?

Not too many people know that there are 2 kinds of manufacturing discs- replication and duplication. And those that know sometimes get confused and use the terms interchangeably. Their literal definitions may be nearly identical, but in practice they are extremely different. Here are some of the basic differences between CD replication and CD duplication that […]

CD Packaging: Last Days On Earth- Pow Pow

CD Packaging: Last Days On Earth- Pow Pow

It looks like the art director/designer was playing with his Stabilo Boss Highlighter while cooking up an artwork concept for this album.  Maybe he got so frustrated because he’s been sitting for hours with a blank sheet of paper…out of his frustration, he starts to scribble using his green highlighter…and then, voila! At first, the […]