Write At The Beginning About Packaging Design Guidance
Today, we should introduce our thought of how important the paper packaging design is. It is a process before an order to finish products, and the idea comes to real products, needs us to cooperate with customers. Especially the new concept and suitable solutions. It includes design finalizing, paper packaging style choice, paper material choice, and inserts option if needed.
We are sure You will get answered for the questions, like ?how to find packaging for a product? ?how to find a packaging company? and so on, just after reading this article.
Paper Packaging Style Choice
As a first step to set up your packaging design, you need to choose the best box styles from below link: For professional reader version: click here For accessible understanding version: click here After selecting, let us know, better to send us the screenshot or the packaging style code, and tell us the correct size, then we would send you the layout. Problems always stay here: What if I do not know the size of my packaging? It still has three situations here:
I have my old packaging sample on hand
I only have a product sample in my hand
I do not have products on hand but have designed for the products
I didn?t have anything, have a product model in my mind. Let?s figure out each problem together.
Don?t know how to measure the size of the paper box or paper bag? It?s easy! Take a photo of the packaging, with a measure to show the size from the flap to flap, imagine it is a stone, the volume should be side by side. The package always includes length, width, and height. If you still don?t understand us, please talk online with a camera or post the sample to us, we will make it for you.
The benefit of sending the sample to us is that we can know how good the quality of your old supplier. Combine with your comments, and we would get better to know what material should be used on your products. As below picture shown, the size of the box should be 25cm (L)*25cm (W)*17cm (H), with a 13*9.5cm window open.
If the shape of your products is standard, such as round, square, or it?s the conventional shape, please let us know the size, take a picture is enough to show. Please note that for the round tube shape, we only need to tell us the diameter and length.
If you didn’t measure it as so many sides, we would like to ask you to send the sample of the product to us and develop the correct size packaging for you. We, at this moment, let you know that the box has an inner dimension and the outer dimension, the inner dimension is the actual size room in the package. Meanwhile, the external dimension is the total size of the box, measured from the outside, and if you do not figure out, we default it as the inner dimension.
This situation always happened in the 3D products, like the foam insert for boxes or other individual products. Just send us the design work, no matter it?s a 3D file or 2D file, our professional designer will research on it then create a suitable package design for you. It?s better to confirm the size firstly by evaluate, and we will make mock-up samples for you to test packing products. We also offer the 3D effect of the package for you, below the article we will let you know how to demonstrate a box model for our customers.
We congratulate you on your business. However, it?s the hardest degree for us to test the package set up. With years of box packing solution experience, we have many solutions for you, and things seem more interesting than annoying. Firstly, let us know what product are you selling, then we would go to the market and search on the internet to get more details of it. From this step, we will know the approximate size of the packaging, send you several sizes for confirmation. Then we will offer several box designs for your choice, and every box structure is suitable for your ideal products.
In this way, we are doing the package idea and solution together! There a real story that Mr. Mark Guo in our company sets up a great business for the customer. In the initial, the customer only let him know he needs to set up a wine business. Then our designer searches all bottle size for him, and create ten box design for the customer. Finally, they choose a 330ml bottle for packing and a beautifully designed package for marketing. We feel delighted to grow up with the customer. After all, we would send the die-cut as below, for your confirmation, then we continue artwork finish if need or go into production after receiving your artwork.
Customized box die-line layout file
Customized Box Die-Line Layout File
In the design field, it?s better to select the ADOBE company design file, like ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR, ADOBE PHOTOSHOP, CORELDRAW. Final file format should be *PSD, *AI, *PDF, *CDR, they must be high resolution, and then we could print the packaging design better quality. If the box with foam insert, you need to offer a 3D file, we suggest using CAD to create. (Click to download)
Design Finalizing of Paper Packaging
Firstly, the Box Packing Solution team offers free die-line layout packaging design service, and it means our designer will give you the design file for you to create more artwork onto it. The artwork should be high resolution, no matter how big it is, if you are considering the big file could not transfer to us, no worries! Below tools are the best choice for you, and they won great feedback from Box Packing Solution team?s customers. (click to start transfer)
Finished box packaging artwork
If the artwork finished by your side, please note that the marks on the file are essential when you apply printing finish onto it. Such as UV varnish, Hot foil stamping, or embossing. The artwork should have this marked, and our production worker will know where to do the finish. If the artwork finished by us, you need to offer images element to us and tell us the position to put them. Our designer obeys the design rule, makes your artwork suitable for reading and redesigning. Also, it is essential to make it ideal for printing machine installing.
Paper Material Choice For Your Package
Box Packing Solution team offers many kinds of paper material exits in the world, but there are different using. Please click the link to our previous article about the paper material, then you will get to know what kind of material is your choice for packaging design.
Paper Material For Printed Boxes, Bags and Papers Introduction
For paper boxes, you may need brown Kraft paper, white Kraft paper, Clay Coated News Back (CCNB) paper. White virgin board or Ivory board, and specialty paper card stock. We also introduce golden metallic foiled paper for cosmetic packaging, include eyelash box, face cream box, lipstick box, perfume box, and powder foundation box.
For corrugated boxes, you may need brown Kraft to face corrugated fiberboard, and white Kraft faces corrugated fiberboard. CCNB coated face corrugated fiberboard and single-faced corrugated fiberboard.
For rigid cardboard gift boxes, you may need Art paper coated with a duplex board or high-density cardboard. Specialty paper covered with a duplex board or high-density cardboard, and Kraft paper coated with a duplex board.
For paper bags, you may need art paper, white virgin paperboard, or Ivory board. Kraft paper in brown or white and specialty paperboard. Please noted that if you need a food bag, there should be a plastic film lamination inside to avoid oil or heat disclosure. After selecting the material, it is essential to choose the correct thickness of the material. The different thick need has various loading weight quality. If you are not sure, please feel free to contact the Box Packing Solution team for support.
3D Demonstration For Packaging Box Design Work
3D box design demonstration
Some customer always asks us for a?demonstration?of their box design before samples or bulk order production. It is essential for us also. We bought professional 3D design software for our customers, and after we finish the design, you will see the ?real sample? in 3D files or pictures. From this step, we have a general review of what to do, that?s great!
Box Mock-up Service
Sometimes, you may need ?static? mock-up pictures for your products, to see how the printing will be, how the boxes look like, this is all you want to before ordering a sample. We can fully cover you. Below are some box Mock-up samples: (We can change everything refers to your design and idea)
What’s The Next Step To Finish The Packaging Design?
The Next Step for packaging design is to print the paper packaging, with a suitable printing machine and printing finish machine. Please check our Order FAQ for more support.