Join Claudia McCue for an in-depth discussion in this video What I hope you've learned in this course, part of Print Production: Packaging.
Over recent years it's true that forms…of printing have diminished, thanks in part to…glowing screens like the one you're viewing right…now, but packaging can't be replaced by pixels.…If you love printing as I do, packaging might be a natural fit for you.…It's a wonderful combination of design and structure.…It gives you the opportunity to create visuals for a three…dimensional piece.That people will not just view, they'll pick it up and…touch it.…In this course, I hope I fired your…imagination a bit and perhaps made you start…thinking about how a two dimensional design translates…to a package that exists in three dimensions.…
I also hope that this course has given you an appreciation for packaging in general.…In fact, I'm willing to bet that you'll never…look at your cereal box the same way again.…
- Deciding on the type of package
- Considering the consumer experience
- Replicating an existing package
- Adding flaps and fold-in tabs
- Using Illustrator and InDesign for layout
- Creating a dieline
- Checking the mockup
- Preparing your jobs for the printer
Skill Level Intermediate
InDesign CS5: Print Production Guidelineswith James Wamser1h 34m Intermediate
Print Production: Spot Colors and Varnishwith Claudia McCue1h 57m Intermediate
1. Types of Packaging
2. Planning a Package
3. Dieline = Road Map
4. Designing in Illustrator
5. Designing in InDesign
6. Final Steps
Checking the mockup4m 25s
Next steps1m 40s
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