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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Newbies Guide to Branded Packaging

March 19, 2019 by Erin Behan

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So you need branded packaging, but don't know where to start. Follow these 5 steps to go from idea to branded box in hand.
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5 Sites to Bookmark for Package Design Inspiration

March 12, 2019 by Erin Behan

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Inspiration for package design can come from many places. Some might find it in the shower, others while taking a walk in the park. But what about when you're sitting in front of your computer, musing over what your next package design should be? There's a website for just that moment—several, actually. Beyond our own blog, Packaging from Every Angle, the following five sites are smart places to go when you're online and in need of a creative spark, whether you're just casually browsing for inspiration or need ideas for your next packaging design ASAP.
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How to Pick a Designer or Creative Agency to Design Your Box

March 5, 2019 by Erin Behan

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You've made the decision to use custom printed boxes for your business, but a big question looms: who to hire to help you design the perfect custom packaging?

If you're not already working with a creative agency or designer, you'll want to pick one that's just right for you and your business. The task of finding the ideal creative team may seem daunting, but we've got 7 practical tips that can make finding the right agency or designer a breeze.
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Rules of Color When Designing Custom Packaging

February 26, 2019 by Erin Behan

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To design a colorful, eye-catching box you need more than just a sense of brand identity and brand story. You also need to make sure you’re using the right color mode so the colors you see on your computer screen translate into the colors that print on your box. Read on for tips and tricks for getting just the colors you want on your custom packaging.
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4 Ideas to Personalize Your Wedding With Packaging

February 19, 2019 by Erin Behan

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Weddings, like any big special event, take a lot of planning. Whether you're stretching your engagement out into years or you're looking to tie the knot just a month or two after your engagement, you've got a laundry list of things to do. Often last on that list? Wedding welcome packages, wedding favor boxes, and wedding favor packaging.
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5 Ways to Brand Your Shipping

February 12, 2019 by Erin Behan

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The work of building your company and boosting your brand doesn't stop when a customer clicks "purchase." Once the sale has been made, there's the business of getting your products to your customers safely — and to exceed customer expectations while doing so. Properly done, your shipping experience can be the exclamation point on your branding and create loyal customers who will come back again and again. We've got five ways to make sure your shipping gets the right kind of attention for your brand.
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Everything You Need to Know About Subscription Box Packaging

February 5, 2019 by Erin Behan

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Is there anything that can't be sold via subscription? That's the question being asked across industries as more businesses switch to a subscription model. According to Fuel X McKinsey, e-commerce subscription companies generated $5.6 billion in sales in 2017, up 36% from 4.1 billion in 2016. The consulting firm focused on startups estimates the total market size for subscription e-commerce sales to be about $10 billion. In short, the subscription business model is booming.
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How 3-D Packaging Preview Can Help Your Branding Agency

January 29, 2019 by Erin Behan

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When branding and promotional agencies need custom packaging for a client project—shipping, a product rollout, special event, or other branded need—it's important to work with a custom packaging company that excels at customer service and has effective communication down pat. After all, the project is going to involve a three-way conversation between the agency, the client, and the packaging company—any wrinkle in the process and the promo agency is usually the one who takes the heat from the client.
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