How cashier-less shopping will change the customer experience

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  Everyone’s favorite online retailer is making waves yet again. Industry giant Amazon is expanding beyond e-commerce with cashier-less brick-and-mortar stores. And while this may sound very surprisingly, it actually makes sense.   Brick-and-Mortar Even though people have been relying on online shopping more and more, most spending still occurs in physical stores. To capitalize […]

Winner of Three Awards, Two Brands

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I am thrilled to announce we have been selected as winner of 3 awards this year for 2 brands: 42 Dubonnet & Farafina 42 Dubonnet & Farafina has been honored as a GD USA 2018 package design winner. GD USA package design awards showcases the elite design and production firms, agencies and departments in a […]

Who Cares About Sustainability?

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The Importance of Sustainability As a packaging design company, more and more of our clients are wanting custom eco friendly packaging. Now more than ever, consumers are becoming conscious about the environmental impact of the products they buy. Light is being shed on the waste created from production on every kind of product, from clothes […]

Ultra Violet, 2018 Color of the Year and What that Means for You?

Ultra Violet, 2018 Color of the Year

Each year, Pantone names a color that represents, in the words of Laurie Pressman, Vice President of the Pantone Color Institute, “A reflection of what’s needed in our world today.”     This year, that color is Ultra Violet. Pantone’s website explains, “We are living in a time that requires inventiveness and imagination. It is […]

Inspiration from Bolivia

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As a graphic designer, I am always seeking new things to inspire my work. For me I get that most often from new experiences like traveling to different countries. This last trip was to Bolivia. Bolivia was filled with rich history that comes from its 36 different indigenous ethnicities. With my background both in graphic […]

A Taste of Cuba

Last month, I took my first trip to Cuba. As a package designer, I am always fascinated what grocery stores and shops look like in other countries. Like my trips to Sweden or Turkey, but Cuba was different. A short trip…less than an hour flight and only 90 miles from the tip of the Florida […]

Custom is King in 2017!

Custom is King

If you’ve been in business or marketing for a while, you’ve likely heard the phrase, “content is king.” This year, you’ll want to add a new phrase to the ranks: “custom is king.” High end brands have long been customizing for their customers (i.e. your initials on your Louis Vuitton bag), but in recent years, […]

Inspiration from the Desert

After 15 years and 7 hours of anticipation, I finally arrive at my first Burning Man festival. In the an empty dusty desert about 2 hours outside of Reno in the middle of nowhere, a city called Black Rock City grows from zero to 70,000 people for a week and then disappears without a trace. […]

Sugar & Spice and Everything Nice – Istanbul

A Bazaar Experience: I am finally getting my posts up from my trip from Istanbul. Looking at the photos, I feel the energy and vibrancy of the market. The Grand Bazaar was one of the places I had been looking forward to since my arrival in Istanbul. I was told its was there that I […]

Istanbul’s Booming Voices & Vibrant Ramadan Festival

  Dreaming of Istanbul: This summer was the first time I had been to Istanbul. For years I had been dreaming of this moment.The beautiful designs of the mosques, the rich history and the amazing spice markets. Now I was here with one of my best friends and ready to see and experience it all. […]