Join William Everhart for an in-depth discussion in this video Legal requirements, part of Illustrator: Package Design.
…Some products that you will design…packaging for may have special labeling requirements.…The Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration…both administer and govern many of the rules associated with product packaging.…Beyond federal requirements, there are also…groups, often religious that require special…labeling to identify their approval of a product for use by their members.…The Jewish kosher symbol is one of…the more commonly seen symbols on food packaging.…
Now this is a very broad topic, so I'm just going to cover some…of the basics, including where to find out more about these various standards.…So if you are having to create a package that requires some…special labeling, then you want to check with your customer, because they…would have had to register with either the federal government, or with one…of these religious groups in order to certify their product, for sale.…So when you're looking for the symbology to…add to your packaging, contact your customer first.…
They will have access to these symbols.…
- Choosing a package type
- Determining package size
- Examining design considerations
- Creating a mockup
- Laying out your package design
- Creating your own barcode
- Preparing artwork
- Creating a 3D structure
- Incorporating cutting die CAD
- Creating a print-ready PDF
Skill Level Intermediate
Graphic Design Foundations: Typographywith Ina Saltz2h 23m Beginner
Graphic Design Foundations: Colorwith Mary Jane Begin1h 57m Beginner
1. Before You Begin
2. Design Considerations
3. Preparing the Package Structure
4. Laying Out Your Design
5. Adding Barcodes
6. Proofing Your Design
7. Working with CAD
Adjusting a dieline4m 34s
8. Preparing Your Design for Printing
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