Behind the Box

What Makes Packaging Social Media Shareable?

20 Nov 2017

If you take a look at Instagram, you’ll find over 475,000 posts tagged #unboxing. And since 2010, YouTube videos with “unboxing” in their title have increased 871%. There is no denying the power of social media when it comes to your packaging! To harness it, though, it’s helpful to understand exactly what makes packaging shareable […]

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10 Vintage Inspired Fonts to Give Your Packaging a Retro Feel

Motherline Vintage Toolbox - Vintage Font

16 Nov 2017

If you’re plugged into the design world today, you’re probably well aware that everything old is new again. Many of the coolest products and packaging have old-fashioned lettering on them — from those with a mid-century aesthetic to those that harken back to the days of the Wild, Wild West. If you’re looking for a […]

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Customer Spotlight: M. Shonell’s Client Box Never Loses Focus

8 Nov 2017

Melena DeFlorimonte was just 12 years old when she received her first camera for Christmas. Having already shown an interest in photography by capturing moments at family events, her family lovingly dubbed her “Paparazzi.” Even though she says the pictures she took in the beginning were grainy and terrible, she loved owning her own camera. […]

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How Can Your Brand Benefit from Custom Holiday Boxes?

31 Oct 2017

It’s better to give than to receive, right? While gift giving certainly makes us feel warm and fuzzy all over, there is something to be said about opening a perfectly wrapped gift around the holidays. Luckily, it’s not too late to send us your custom designs for decorative mailers or shipping boxes to celebrate the […]

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How to Safely Ship Fragile Items

18 Oct 2017

In a perfect world, everything we send in the mail will arrive in absolute pristine condition, just as it did when we shipped it off—a crisp, clean box without any smudges or dents, ensuring that the contents are in just as perfect shape. The reality is that no matter which shipping carrier you use to […]

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Customer Spotlight: Finding Beauty in the Box With Oui Fresh

Finding Beauty in the Box With Oui Fresh

2 Oct 2017

Creating happiness through a homemade lifestyle wasn’t an accident for sisters Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman. When they created their lifestyle empire, A Beautiful Mess, they knew they wanted to share their experiences in their own unique way. That meant focusing on a DIY ethos that didn’t sweat the small stuff and embraced imperfection. As […]

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Double the Delight with Double-Sided Printing

26 Jul 2017

If you’re the kind of person who believes the bigger the blank canvas, the better, then you’re in luck! We’ve just launched double-sided printing for mailer boxes, which means you now have double the space to unpack your creativity. Unboxing experiences are becoming increasingly important for subscription boxes, consumer goods businesses, and even marketing and […]

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Custom Packaging 101: Perfecting the Unboxing Experience

Unboxing Experience

26 May 2017

Of all the ways an e-commerce entrepreneur can showcase their brand and excite their customers, a brilliant unboxing experience often floats under the radar. It can be tempting to stick to the same white bag or plain brown box, and hope that the product inside will be enough to wow your customers. But as any […]

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