Category Archives: Packaging Design

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Rigid Paper Box With Dividers

The cardboard dividers are very common in the rigid paper box for the packaging of tea and chocolate. This rigid paper box is usually used as a luxury gift box, which has the gorgeous look and finish. In this article, we will talk about a custom gift box made for the packaging of 9 tea tins.

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3×3 dividers inside the base of the custom rigid paper box

The divider inside the gift box is a very common 3*3 style, which has the natural matte black color. The base has a square shape to have the 9 tea tins inside. The black color comes from the black specialty paper, which is not printed black. Therefore, the black color is more beautiful and natural. Beside the black color, actually any color, texture and pattern are available for the dividers.

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Matte white color outside for the paper gift box

The custom paper gift box has a very simple design. The box is a typical lift off lid rigid paper box, matte white outside and matte black inside with the matte black dividers. On the bottom of the base, the company logo is black foil stamped.

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Simple design, lift off lid rigid box.

As a leading China paper box manufacturer and supplier, Shanghai DE Printed Box is a custom paper gift box supplier. If you have such a custom paper box to make, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

Rigid Paper Box With Velcro Closure

The velcro can be a perfect alternative to the magnet closure for the custom rigid paper boxes. It is cost effective and looks professional. This article is about a Velcro closure rigid paper box we made for an USA client. The rigid box is like a slipcase with the Velcro closure to hold the A4 size papers and document.

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1cm diameter white color velcro closure

The velcro is usually available in white color, grey color and black color. The diameter can be various sizes, 10mm, 15mm, 20mm.  The velcro closure is secure, which can hold the papers quite well inside.

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Velcro in various dimensions and colors for the rigid box

The custom rigid box works like a slip case. You slide the A4 papers inside and close it with the Velcro seal. It is quite easy to assemble and to use. Also, the rigid box has the glossy laminating outside, which makes it easy to be free from dirt, mark and stains.

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Glossy silver grey printing outside.

The rigid box is 3mm in thickness, quite durable and strong.  As a leading China paper box manufacturer and supplier, Shanghai DE Printed Box is a China leading custom paper box manufacturer and supplier. If you have a custom paper box to make, please do not hesitate to contact us for a price quote.

Use Pantone Color In Adobe Illustrator

The PMS color or Pantone color is a standardized color matching system, which makes the accurate color printing possible on the custom paper boxes. The Pantone color printing is widely used for the brand names and logos of our clients. Sometimes, they are used for the specific texts and images.

However, it is a little bit tricky when our clients try to use the Pantone colors to create the artwork. They don’t know how to use the Pantone color in Adobe Illustrator. In this article, we will solve this problem by showing how to add a Pantone color to the Swatches window.

Step 1: Open the Adobe illustrator, and create a rectangle by using the rectangle tool;

Step 2: On the top menu, choose Window -> Swatches to open the swatches window;

Step 3: On the top menu, choose Window -> Swatch Libraries -> Color Books -> Pantone + Solid Coated. Then a window named PANTONE+Solid Coated will open as below with a search box on the top.

For the custom paper boxes, the printing is mostly done on the coated papers as SBS C1S, C2S, CCNB. We will usually choose the Pantone + Solid Coated by default. When a specialty paper is used, which is uncoated, we need use the Pantone +  Solid Uncoated.

 

Step 4: Input the Pantone number inside the search box on the top of the window above, the corresponding color will be displayed inside the window below. Here we would like to use the Pantone 801 C color.

Step 5: Move the mouse pointer to the corresponding color and hold the pointer there for a little while, the pantone number for the color will pop up.

If it is just the color that you need, just click this color. Once you click the color, this pantone color will be added to the swatches window for your easy pickup.  Then you can select the rectangle and fill it will this pantone color.

Step 6: Choose Windows -> Separations Preview. Then we will see the PANTONE 801 C listed in the Separations Preview window. And we can click the eye icon to check the position and effect of this Pantone color by making the color visible or invisible.

Shanghai DE Printed Box is a leading China custom paper box supplier and manufacturer. If you have a custom paper box to do, please do not hesitate to contact us for a price quote.