Label Review: MatchaBar

Amelia.Stasky / Posted on Sep 1, 2017, 9:35 AM

MatchaBar was founded by brothers Max and Graham Fortgang in Brooklyn, New York. In an effort to get away from the coffee and energy drinks they had become accustomed to as full-time students, they ventured into the world of matcha and never looked back. Determined to bring matcha to New York, Max…


Building a Wine Label

Amelia.Stasky / Posted on Aug 30, 2017, 8:46 AM

Building a wine label (or two if you have a front and back label) can be an overwhelming task. How much information should be included? And what does that information mean? Luckily, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) breaks down the legal content needed on a wine label.


Label Review: Spreewood Distillers

Amelia.Stasky / Posted on Aug 25, 2017, 1:02 PM

Spreewood Distillers is a distilling company located in Germany, but their Stork Club whisky packaging is making an impact worldwide. They’ve eschewed traditional whisky labels and set themselves apart on the shelf.


Farmer's Market Season Isn't Over Yet!

Amelia.Stasky / Posted on Aug 23, 2017, 12:18 PM

Though summer is winding down, there is still time to sell your products at the local farmer’s market. Whether you use a jar, box, or bag, there are a number of options to stand out!


New Seal Pops Up on Craft Beer Labels and Bottle Caps

Amelia.Stasky / Posted on Aug 22, 2017, 3:58 PM


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.