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.​

Podcast

Staying Small on Purpose with Jeff Sheldon

Ugmonk founder Jeff Sheldon talks to Stephan about how promoting brand transparency and staying small has earned Ugmonk an ever-growing, faithful following.

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.

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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.

Case Study

Simka Sol’s Handmade Fashion Gets the Custom Packaging it Deserves

A one-woman fashion line is getting an upgraded brand experience and saving over $5k per year.

Podcast

Democratizing Design, Watches, and Sex with Eva Goicochea

Eva Goicochea — web designer, brand strategist and co-founder of Tinker and Maude talks to Stephan Ango about her minimal aesthetic and the evolution of modern brands.

Story

Stylized Minimalism: Herbivore Botanicals on Branding Simplicity

A minimalist rebrand set this beauty line apart from the competition.

Bulletin

Release Notes: Brand New Dashboard and More Product Colors

A lowdown on the products and site improvements we launched in June.

Interview

Talk Shop with Weekday Studio

Our next Talk Shop speakers are Nina and Jon Hans of Weekday Studio. To stay true to their brand, they're working with the right clients and enjoying their weekends.

How-To

One Tag, Five Ways. Make Hang Tags Your Next Brand Hero

Your hang tags can handle way more than pricing.

Story

‘Men in This Town’ Founder Has Taken His Vision of Street Style Off-Screen

Giuseppe Santamaria is setting exceptional standards for each stage of his brand.

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Advice

A Guide to Customizing Your Brand's Next Event

If you spend weeks planning an event and no one wants to Instagram it, did it even happen at all?

Podcast

Permission to Think Smaller with Matt Alexander

In this episode, Matt Alexander talks about how his experimental brands are revamping retail.

Bulletin

Release Notes: Blank Packaging and a Better Browsing Experience

A lowdown on the latest products and site improvements from May.

Podcast

The Silicon Valley of Leather with Mike Macadaan

Designer and maker of the Cord Taco, Mike Macadaan talks to us about going from pixels to leather.

How-To

How to Spend Less Than $2 Per Shipment on Custom Packaging

Get into the custom packaging game for less than $200 and build your brand as you grow.

How-To

How to Ace the Packaging Rule of Three

Your packaging has a beginning, middle and end. We break down how to balance your budget with your brand aesthetic.

Advice

Why the Packaging Industry is Set Up to Overcharge You

How to bypass the "top men" of the packaging world.

Podcast

Sphinx of Black Quartz with Tobias Frere-Jones

In this second episode of the Well Made podcast, we talk to type legend Tobias Frere-Jones about how typography can level the playing field.

Bulletin

Why We're Entering the World of Blank Packaging

New to Lumi: a line of blank, fundamental packaging materials for your products.

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