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Vinyl Packaging: Enclave Records (Neon and Black Combo)

We here at Unified are obsessed with beautiful vinyl packaging. We’ve been making creative releases since 2008 and lovely packaging has become an obsession of ours. We even have a Pinterest page dedicated to all things media packaging. If you want to make a really badass album with cool vinyl packaging, get a quote or shoot us […]

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Best of the Best: Our Top Advice Articles for Indie Musicians

We decided to compile the best articles for indie musicians we’ve posted over the years so it’s easy for you to find them. Do check out some of them. You can pick a nugget of wisdom or two on making merch, releasing an album, marketing your music, and more. Happy reading! ON MERCH: Tips From […]

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6 Essential CD Packaging Tips for Every Designer

It’s your first time to design a CD packaging and you thought it’s easy to pull off. After all, you’re too familiar with the CD artworks of your favorite 90s boy bands. How can it be hard, right? Well it can be pretty tough because we don’t want a CD packaging just to contain the discs anymore, […]

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CD Packaging: Reckless Kelly’s Long Night Moon (Glow in the Dark Ink)

The GRAMMY-Nominated Long Night Moon CD packaging features Glow In The Dark ink, with hidden images and messages, secret codes and all kinds of other goodies. Plus, comes with it’s own coordinating LED UV light! It’s difficult to do the design justice with a flattened image, but included below is our best shot at it. […]

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6 Practical Tips for Designing Album Artwork

If it’s your first time to release an album, chances are the album artwork is the last thing you think about that’s why it can be a total pain in the arse especially if you’re near your deadline. Do not underestimate how tedious making an album cover can be. It’s definitely not like submitting a […]

CD Packaging: Chang and Lee

We love the look of this street, grunge, trashy pop CD packaging. It’s definitely the type of CD packaging you’d want to have in your bag when you’re on an eight-hour train ride. It has a lot of detail and texture. Lovely design! We here at Unified are obsessed with beautiful CD packaging. We’ve been making […]

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3 Habits in the Routines of Successful Creative People

If you’re pursuing the creative life, then it’s good to study the routines of creative people so it can help you create a map for success. As Zadie Smith said, there’s no “artist’s lifestyle.” Forget the cliches. Forget partying hard and living dangerously to get inspiration, forget drugs, forget staying up very late because you […]

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Music Packaging: Nakama- Endy Chow

This music packaging design for a Hong Kong singer Endy Chow is not only a music package, it is also a time machine. FUNDAMENTAL Studio believes that the music packaging of the album, which is full of songs, is a platform for singers to communicate with listeners, extending the concept of creation to them and […]

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Vinyl Packaging: Back To The Future Soundtrack Vinyl Box Set

A classic film such as the BACK TO THE FUTURE TRILOGY deserves nothing less than a soundtrack vinyl set in a kick-ass packaging made by the folks over at DKNG. This is to commemorate that historic date from BTTF 2 by making the 6-LP vinyl box set. Check it out! ABOUT DKNG: ESTABLISHED IN 2005, DKNG […]