Specialty Spirit Materials

Amelia.Stasky / Posted on Aug 18, 2017, 9:11 AM

Sometimes a bold, bright design is not always the right solution for a specialty wine or spirit label. Often times a rich, textural material will stand out more and create a more exclusive look. The following materials can provide this look:


Breaking Down Barcodes

Amelia.Stasky / Posted on Aug 14, 2017, 2:44 PM

Barcodes can be confusing when applying them to your product. If you expect to use your labels in a retail setting, a barcode will be needed. The UPC (Universal Product Number) is the most recognized. The UPC barcode is a representation of 12 numbers that identify an individual product. This 12…


Label Review: GoSimple

Amelia.Stasky / Posted on Aug 11, 2017, 10:19 AM

GoSimple is a startup supplement company, founded in 2016. Their mission is to provide health supplements and products in a simple manner. They, “not only strive to create the finest products with transparent ingredients, clear labeling, and all around support, but also to make your health decisions…


Benefits of Labeling With a Film Material

Amelia.Stasky / Posted on Aug 9, 2017, 12:18 PM

Film or BOPP (biaxally oriented polypropylene) is one of the most versatile materials available for label printing. The benefits of this material include water and oil resistance, durability and tensile strength. Because of these benefits, this material is ideal for a number of markets including…


What You Need to Know About Shrink Sleeves

Amelia.Stasky / Posted on Aug 8, 2017, 8:43 AM

Shrink sleeves are a great packaging option. They maximize the amount of surface space available for an impactful packaging design. However, there are a couple items to consider before taking the leap from labels to shrink sleeves.


Label Review: Peekskill Brewery

Amelia.Stasky / Posted on Aug 4, 2017, 9:52 AM

Peekskill Brewery is a brewpub located in Peekskill, New York on the Hudson River. As their Facebook page describes, they are, “craft obsessed from the top down… craft is clever, quality, and fresh.”


From A-Z: Your Label Project

Amelia.Stasky / Posted on Aug 2, 2017, 3:22 PM

Are you thinking about getting labels made? Here is more information about the order process for new label projects:


The Psychology of Color: What Are Your Labels Saying?

Amelia.Stasky / Posted on Jul 31, 2017, 9:52 AM

Designing a label can be a long process, it includes material, finish, font, logo, and color selection. Then there’s copy and naming. It is easy to get hung up on each of these things, but how much thought are you putting into your color selection? While you may be choosing your colors based on the…


Label Review: Hampton Creek

Amelia.Stasky / Posted on Jul 28, 2017, 2:07 PM

Hampton Creek is a food company based in California that sells plant-based foods. These foods include mixes, dressings, cookies, mayos and cookie dough. Their line is called “just.” and they’ve recently come out with a new look.


When is Flexographic Printing Your Best Option?

Amelia.Stasky / Posted on Jul 26, 2017, 1:19 PM

Flexographic and digital printing both have advantages and disadvantages when it comes to label printing. We’ve discussed the pros of digital printing in a previous post, today we’re going to discuss the pros of flexographic printing.