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CD/DVD Packaging Concepts: MEAT

When it comes to unique DVD packaging designs, the meat concept is not something so unique but I still find it clever. It is a bit conventional and, in a way, predictable especially if use it for a gore film like Texas Chainsaw Massacre or anything that has to do with meat. But what I […]

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DVD Packaging: From Dusk Till Dawn Trilogy

The Dusk Till Dawn Trilogy collector’s edition set is definitely one of the coolest DVD packaging I’ve seen in a while. It’s elaborate and would really look great in any office. The sad thing is that it’s probably sold out by now because they only sold 700 pieces worldwide.  It contains a helluva cool Titty […]

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DVD Cover Look-Alikes

Sure there are tons of DVD cover artwork that look alike but the ones below deserve to win the “Similarity is Uncanny!” awards in DVD packaging. The similarities of the DVD artworks are so obvious that we can’t help but wonder whether the designer of the less popular films intended it to confuse the consumers, […]

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DVD Packaging: Dexter Evidence Bag

This DVD packaging of Dexter TV show is another proof that their promotion guys are really working hard to create a brand for this hit TV series.  Do you still remember the fresh “human arm”  they placed in a grocery store in Spain? Or the bloody fountain in LA? Undoubtedly, these guys are experts in […]

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Heck, I Still Want the Hard Format!

packaging, I love reading every bit of info about my favorite films (and not from my laptop, please!), I love smelling the pages, and  I love the kind of high I get everytime I open a new DVD. That certain ‘consumerist’ high cannot be experienced with downloads. Yeah sure, you can enjoy the visuals and […]

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Album Artwork Parody: Whipped Cream and Other Delights

This is the very popular cover of Herp Alpert’s album, Whipped Cream and Other Delights.  I find the cover quite tacky and awkward but I dunno… it may be one of the sexiest album covers in the sixties. Whether people find it tacky,funny, sexy, or sweet, there’s no doubt that it gathered a lot of […]

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Packaging: 5 Deadly Sins in Packaging Your Product

Big Mistake, The right packaging is integral to your products success at retail. Remember, you can’t have a product without a package. If you don’t have a package, your product will never get to the retailer’s shelf. Here are the 5 deadly sins in packaging your product you don’t want to commit. They are poison and could […]

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DVD Packaging: Style Wars (Redesign)

Alex Goose redesigned the packaging of Style Wars. Style Wars is a documentary about the birth of graffiti and how it contributed to the hiphop culture. Directed by Tony Silver and produced by Tony Silver and Henry Chalfant, it was awarded the Grand Prize for Documentaries at the 1983 Sundance Film Festival. STYLE WARS is […]

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DVD Packaging and Customer Purchase Decisions

Maybe because of financial or time constraints, we do not give much attention to how we package our DVD. We just choose a decent photo for the artwork, a plain-looking case, and a good set of trays. After all, what matters most is what’s inside, right? What matters most is the content-the film! Yes, that […]

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CD Manufacturing: Choosing Colors and Formats- do it right from the start!

The formats and color requirements of the logos and graphics you use on your CD artwork, websites, albums, T-shirts, and posters can vary significantly. As anyone who has tried to do a run of CD covers or has prepared graphic artwork for T-shirts can tell you, you can waste a lot of time adjusting images […]