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Custom Label & Packaging Insights

Tips, trends, and design inspiration for a wide variety of products.

How to Design Holographic Stickers and Labels

Holographic stickers are all the rage. They’re eye-catching and durable, and a fun and easy way to advertise or spice up your packaging. If you’ve admired holographic stickers for a while but had no need for them in your packaging repertoire, you’ll be pleased to know that you can have holographic product labels too! In…
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How to Design an FDA-Approved Supplement Label

Creating a supplement label that’s FDA-approved is perhaps the easy part of creating your product labels. Your dietary supplement labels will stay on the right side of the law if you simply follow a straightforward set of government guidelines. The real challenge comes in designing a supplement label that sets your product apart from all…
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How to Create an FDA Approved Supplement Facts Label

Dietary supplement labeling requirements are complex. Since nutritional supplements are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration, producers must comply with a set of strict governmental regulations designed to keep consumers knowledgeable about what they’re putting into their bodies.  In addition to producing more informed consumers, creating an FDA-compliant supplement label protects your business from…
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How to Create FDA Approved Hand Sanitizer Labels

The entire world is currently faced with a crisis that is COVID-19. We’ve noticed lots of customers rising to the occasion to make hand sanitizer, hand soaps, and other personal care products in response to the increased need for these items. Our quick turnaround time has allowed us to fulfill many of these orders, but…
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Sttark's Prepress Checklist: Prepare Your Custom Label File for Print

Designing the perfect custom label is one thing, but it’s quite another to have it printed. Examining your digital files from a prepress standpoint is a crucial step in the label creation process, and should always be conducted by you and your designer first because you possess the vision of your final product. Though prepress…
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How to Effectively Use Color in Your Label Design

When building your brand and designing your packaging, it’s imperative to get some Color Psychology knowledge under your belt. A study shows that consumers decide whether or not to buy a product in 90 seconds, and 62-90% of that assessment is based on color alone. It’s clear that the colors used in marketing influence perceptions,…
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How to Create a Metallic Label

People love shiny things! Whether it’s a polished silver dollar or a glimmering diamond jewel, shiny things stop us in our tracks and lure us in for a closer look. Something inside of us wants to hold that object in our hands, tilt it into the light, and watch the reflection ripple across the surface.…
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