4 Ways to Solve Your Custom Packaging Problems

December 4, 2018 by Erin Behan

Creating custom packaging doesn't have to be difficult. In fact, it's possible to have a seamless custom packaging experience—whether you want to design packaging yourself or you want a package design expert to create your box for you—if you know what to ask for. Read on for four ways to simplify your custom packaging experience.

Design Your Own Custom Packaging Online

1. Ability to Design Offline
Designing custom packaging can be a cinch if you choose a packaging company that offers you the option of customizing your box using an online tool or by downloading a PDF of your box type and size and designing it offline in your favorite design program. At Distinct Packaging, if you choose to design offline, simply upload your file to the site when you're finished, and place your order right from there. Those with design experience or who want to design multiple box types and sizes may find offline design the best option. Others with limited design experience or whose want a simple design may find using the online tool ideal.
How to get started: Choose your box type and size at Distinct Packaging and select "Download PDF Templates."

2. Access to Design Services
It's nice to have options, and when it comes to custom packaging, that includes the option to have an expert design your custom packaging for you. Use Distinct Packaging's design service and an expert designer takes the creative elements you provide—everything from your logo to photos or text—and creates a pleasing box design that you get to approve. The end result is a professionally designed box without having to do it yourself. Straightforward pricing and the ability to edit the design are all part of the package.
How to get started: Fill out Distinct Packaging's Design Assistant form or call toll-free at (877) 464-1959, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m EST.

Custom Packaging Designs

3. Flexibility of Custom Quotes
Think your dream box—perhaps one with inserts, special cut-outs, or foil-stamping—is too complicated to bring to life? Think again. With custom quotes, all you have to do is pick up the phone or send an email, and a representative from Distinct Packaging will work with you, step-by-step, to make your box a reality, with budget clearly outlined. Using your ideas and provided artwork and direction, package design experts create an elaborate box design just for you. You can provide feedback throughout the process, and once your box is how you want it, ordering is simple and straightforward.
How to get started: Fill out our Custom Projects form, or call toll-free at (877) 464-1959, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m EST.

4. Friendly, Responsive Customer Service
Whether you need to order 10 custom boxes for a special event or 3,000 for a product rollout, you want to know that help is just an email or phone call away if you need it. And you want to talk to the people responsible for designing your packaging, not some third-party answering service. Distinct Packaging’s U.S.-based packaging experts are available by email and phone and they love talking custom packaging. See what David Tutera Event Planning, JGoldsteinPR, Vigon International, and Golden Ratio have to say about working with Distinct Packaging.
How to get started: Visit Distinct Packaging online, pick up the phone and call toll-free at (877) 464-1959, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m EST to ask a custom packaging question or to inquire about your order.

Want to know more about custom packaging? Read about how custom packaging can save you money.
Erin Behan

Written by Erin Behan

Erin Behan is an L.A.-based writer and editor who considers fine paper one of life's little pleasures.


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