How-To

From Pixels to Print, Preparing Your Design for Production

How your dielines turn into physical packaging.

Advice

Packaging Strategies for Efficient Returns

How to prep your products for a round trip by making returns painless for your customers and your team.

Interview

Talk Shop with Jennifer Puno, founder of ilovecreatives and People Map

Our November Talk Shop speaker, Jennifer Puno talks about how she's launching and managing so many products as a digital entrepreneur.

Podcast

Being Happy is the Best Revenge with Tuesday Bassen

Illustrator and entrepreneur Tuesday Bassen talks to Stephan about the evolution of her work through a series of “What do I have to lose?” milestones in her life.

Advice

What to Expect When You're Expecting a Freight Shipment

How to prep your space to receive your first pallet delivery.

Case Study

Prepped for Growth, Wild Foods Packages for Scale

This health food brand is building their packaging to match demands of their brand.

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Interview

Talk Shop with Joanna Waterfall, founder of Yellow Conference

Get to know Joanna Waterfall, founder of the Yellow Conference and the speaker at our October Talk Shop.

Bulletin

Holiday Deadlines for Custom Packaging

The last dates to order custom packaging for the holiday rush.

Roundup

Knowing Your Way Around a Box

How to make the most out of custom-printed boxes.

Bulletin

Product Update

Why we decided to discontinue vinyl decals, and five other products.

Story

'Eison Triple Thread' Designs Luxury Packaging for a Whole New Way to Buy Suits

Interview

Talk Shop with Ellen Bennett of Hedley and Bennett

Get to know a bit about Ellen Bennett of Hedley and Bennett, the speaker at this month's Talk Shop.

Roundup

Simple to Simply Decadent: A Typographer's Favorite Packaging

Scott Beirsack is taking his typographer's eye to the world of packaging to highlight what he loves about some of the standout pieces of the moment.

Roundup

Packaging That Lasts: 10 Uses for Cotton Bags

No matter what you're shipping, cotton bags can make your product feel extra special.

Opinion

Vertical Commerce and How the Next Generation of Retail Will be Built

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Advice

Using Outsourced Fulfillment to Take Your Business to the Next Level

Debunking the world of outsourced shipping to find out why, when, and how to to get started.

Advice

Tips for At-Home Shipping from Three Brands That Have Perfected It

We talk to three successful business owners who reveal their lessons, tools, and strategies for at-home shipping.

Bulletin

Release Notes: Pantone Matching, Custom Quotes, and New Pages

A lowdown on site improvements from July.​

Case Study

With Their Rebrand, Ugmonk Designed a New Suite of Custom Packaging

This lifestyle brand upgraded to custom supplies, without breaking their packaging budget.

Interview

Talk Shop with Jihan Zencirli of Geronimo Balloons

Our next Talk Shop speaker is artist / entrepreneur Jihan Zencirli of Geronimo Balloons. She talks about starting her signature style and building her balloon brand to do more than parties.

Podcast

Making the Rulebook for Your Life with Aaron Draplin

Graphic design icon and Field Notes founder Aaron Draplin talk to Stephan about working hard and the impact of lasting relationships.

Advice

Drop Shipping: The Right Questions to Ask Your Supplier

How to decide if drop shipping right for your business.

Podcast

Embracing the Inevitable with Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly, founding executive editor of “Wired,” and the former editor of the “Whole Earth Catalog,” talks to Stephan about his new book, his predictions of the future, and how we can embrace them.

Interview

Talk Shop with Heather Lipner of Clashist and Drawsta

Our next Talk Shop speaker is Heather Lipner, founder of Drawsta. She's making animated gif t-shirts and building a new brand after the rise and fall of her former company, Clashist.