Month: November 2018

Foil Cheat Sheet

We hear about “user experience” (or UX) all the time these days, usually in relation to websites and apps, but of course it plays a major role in print design, too. This is something we were reminded of recently during the creation of this, the ultimate Foil Cheat Sheet, an indispensable resource from PaperSpecs and the Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA). Between its covers is everything you need to help you not only choose the perfect foiling technique for your project – be it hot, cold or digital – but also tips and insights guaranteed to make your work...

Read More

Lonohana Estate Chocolate Packaging

If there’s anything more heavenly and luxurious than chocolate, it has to be local chocolate enjoyed in that paradise on earth, Hawaii. Deb Viola of Viola Design took that experience one step further by packaging Oahu’s limited edition Lonohana Estate Chocolate in an award-winning, exotic wrapper that looks as natural as the ingredients that go into this mouth-watering confection. The objective? To create a luxurious package that feels elegant and Hawaiian, yet still keeps production costs as low as possible. To accomplish this, Deb worked closely with Aslan Graphics and Moquin Press to produce a single, intriguing packaging system for all five varieties of...

Read More