Custom Packaging

For special projects, we're happy to work with you to develop a custom media package. Please take into account there is extra time and expense involved. Following are some examples of custom projects we've worked on.

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Project: Montalba Architects Custom Chocolate Box
Client: Montalba Architects
 
Process: Offset
Inks: 4/0 (Process Inks)
Paper: Uncoated White

Commissioned to announce the opening of Montalba Architects' Swiss office, this double pocket box combines our folding package designs with a reinforced outer jacket. Each pocket holds a specialty chocolate bar.
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Project: "First Comes Love: A Trilogy of Albums in CD Format" Custom CD O-Ring Sleeve
Client: Tasha Miller

Process: Offset
Inks: 2/0 (Pantone Inks), Insert: 1/1 (Pantone Inks)
Paper: Chipboard

Mrs. Tasha Miller (president of the Bathrobed Housewives Association!) came to Stumptown Printers with a set of 3 albums already packaged as digipaks, looking for a way to tie her trilogy together in a cost-effective but striking way. We produced a simple O-Ring for the three jackets, as well as an insert card that provides for liner notes regarding the project. Offset printed with 2 ink colors on Chipboard.
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Project: Skullflower
Client: VHF Records

Process: Offset
Inks: 2/0 Jacket, 1/0 Obi Spine Strip
Paper: Sundance Natural Felt, Environment Natural White

We're always pleased to work with VHF Records on anything they bring our way, but this triple disc folio was a special treat to work on. This release is a repress of two previous albums (circa 1995) with a bonus disc containing recordings from four 7" singles. The print is 2 color offset litho on a doublethick felt paper, with Phillip's Favorite style pockets for each disc. The final package contains an obi spine strip and protective poly wrap.
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Project: Vagusnerve 12 panel custom CD jacket
Client: Utech Records

Process: Offset
Inks: 1/1 (Pantone Ink)
Paper: Environment Natural White

This project came to us from Keith at Utech Records — an oversize 12 panel poster insert that folds down to enclose the compact disc. Offset printed with heavy ink coverage, one color on uncoated white stock.
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Project: Bill Patton Custom 12" Sleeve
Client: Versicolor Records

Process: Offset
Inks: 1/0 (Pantone Ink)
Paper: Environment Natural White

A simple modification of this 12” Jacket for versicolor Records allows for a window revealing the inner sleeve/insert photograph. Outer jacket is offset printed with 1 color on natural white double thick stock.
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Project: Psychic Rally Custom Arigato Disk Case
Client: Blossoming Noise

Process: Letterpress
Inks: 1/0 (Pantone Ink)
Paper: French Black

The releases from Blossoming Noise always show attention to detail and materials. Graham’s 2013 release cataloguing selections from the Psychic Rally radio show is no exception. This set is housed in an adaptation of our Arigato Pak! disc jacket, customized to hold 10 discs with liner notes. Each box is letterpress printed with transparent ink on black stock, and machine numbered in an edition of 500 pieces. More information can be found at www.blossomingnoise.com.
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Project: Portland Farmer's Market custom notecard box
Client: Portland Farmer's Market/Silver Moss Productions

Process: Offset
Inks: 3/0 (Pantone Inks)
Paper: Chipboard

This chipboard box was designed to hold a set of eight A-2 sized greeting cards with envelopes, featuring produce and recipes from the Portland Farmers Market. The box features a non-adhesive latching system on the back, and a cutaway window to showcase the cards. You can purchase these directly at any of their weekly markets or online at www.portlandfarmersmarket.org.
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Project: Ash Borer "Cold of Ages"
Client: Pesanta Urfolk

Process: Offset
Inks: 1/0 (Pantone Ink)
Paper: French Black

Pesanta Urfolk requested an “O Ring” designed to fit around this Ash Borer double gatefold vinyl jacket. A simple addition to the package, but one that adds that extra bit of class. Offset printed in one color (metallic silver) on black double-thick cover stock.
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Project: Harry Smith's Anthology
Client: Revenant Records

Process: Offset
Inks: 1/0 Jacket, 1/0 Book Cover, 2/2 Book Pages
Paper: Royal Compliments Eclipse Black, French Durotone Packing Brown Wrap

This is a modified second printing of this beautifully designed release. We worked with the Revenant team to develop an elaborate dust jacket which protects a 96 page perfect bound book while also holding two CDs securely in place.
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Project: An Island Custom DVD Package
Designer: Nan Na Hvass - Hvass&Hannibal
Client: Efterklang

Process: Letterpress/Foil & Offset
Inks: 1/0 Jacket, 4/4 Booklet, 4/0 Inserts
Paper: Classic Crest Epic Black, Environment Natural White

Custom Limited edition DVD package for Copenhagen’s Efterklang. Constructed using beefy 130# cover stock with 120# cover pocket and 120# cover inserts, with 80# text 36 page booklet. It’s got heft. Nan Na Hvass of Hvass&Hannibal did the graphic design and color preparation, all of which was custom tweaked and tested. The die-line is similar to our "Phillip’s Favorite" DVD case, but with some changes in pocket arrangements and the addition of round corners. The completed piece has a depth and weight that creates an elegant and handsome package.
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Project: Ace Hotel Custom Pencil Box Sleeve
Client: Ace Hotel

Process: Offset
Inks: 1/0 (Pantone Ink)
Paper: Chipboard


Ace Hotel has recently expanded their hotel product line, and needed a sleeve for the pencil tray and pencils they’d recently sourced. We refined a simple wrap-around, printed one color offset on 18pt. Chipboard.
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Project: Brokeback "Another Routine Day Breaks"
Design: Douglas McCombs / Sheila Sachs
Client: Mark Greenberg/Hi-Ball Recordings

Process: Offset
Inks: 3/0 (Pantone Inks)
Paper: Chipboard


We were honored to work with Mark Greenberg on this project to repress the Brokeback "Another Routine Day" EP in three colors, maintaining the custom die cut. Pantone colors were custom mixed to create a bit more opacity on our chipboard stock, and the sleeves were cut in small batches for accuracy.
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Project: Montalba Architects Custom Chocolate Box
Client: Montalba Architects
 
Process: Offset
Inks: 4/0 (Process Inks)
Paper: Uncoated White

Commissioned to announce the opening of Montalba Architects' Swiss office, this double pocket box combines our folding package designs with a reinforced outer jacket. Each pocket holds a specialty chocolate bar.