Covid-Era Online Learning Materials

Coronavirus online learning materials

 No matter what your personal beliefs might be, coronavirus has changed life for everyone. For some, they’re finding the time to gain new skills, from bread making to wood crafting. But if you’re a parent, juggling work, schooling for kids and the unavoidable stress of it all, there’s been much less time for self-exploration. And…

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2020 Packaging Trend: Custom Pads

custom pads and sample packaging using our FlashPad

Custom pads bring together all the best parts of a hardbound book and gift box. Their appeal lies in the familiarity of the product, despite its unique properties. As one of our most-requested products, we’re calling it one of the major trends of 2020.  In the years that Sunrise Packaging has created customized pads for…

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Minnesota Based Innovative Packages

Design and function are the crossroads that meet at packaging. And innovative packages are just one effect of this meeting.  We might not always think of the packaging when we think of a product. But, after closer inspection, the truth is that packaging enriches just about every interaction we have with products. At least, it…

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Out of the Box Packaging Ideas

packaging ideas

Idea generation can find inspiration from any source. Some of our favorite packaging ideas come from repurposing products from their originally intended purpose. Like our FlashPad. When we came up with this concept, the idea was focused on USB drives. And while we still see a demand for flashdrive packaging, we’ve been able to leverage…

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Cosmetic Packaging from Ipsy

Cosmetic packaging from Ipsy

Cosmetic packaging has always been an industry that values innovative  styling. Much like how make-up mavens design their looks, the focus is usually on color and bringing forth a unique voice. Subscription services abound that cater to the cosmetic influencers, but one of the the top ones out there is Ipsy. Ipsy is a subscription…

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Using FlashPads for Business Promotion

Business promotion

Business promotion can come in many forms. Marketing and advertising are evolving fields, but some things stay the same. Awareness, messaging, and reach are all key, but in this day and age, something new is added to the mix.  Being able to catch the eye of consumers has always been an important part of a…

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Financial Advisor Marketing Tools

financial advisor marketing tips

Financial advisor marketing is a necessary part of the business landscape nowadays. We’ll never discount the importance of a social media presence, Pandora or Spotify ads, whatever makes sense for your organization and target market.  As the financial planning industry continues to grow, you need to find ways to get a larger piece of the…

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FlashPads for Coin Packaging

The FlashPad is by far one of our most versatile types of packaging. A tour through our archives shows a plethora of projects that have used the FlashPad as a launching point for innovative packaging solutions. And we’re pretty sure we’re just scratching the surface for ways we can use this project. Here’s one of…

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Music Packaging & USB Drives

Prism Music creative USB music packaging boxes and a media guide

Sharing music has changed drastically over the past decade. And so has music packaging. Liner notes and cover art used to be part of how a band expressed their aesthetic and their supported their sound. As streaming platforms take over distribution, the interest in tangible formats has waned. Well, excepting the resurgent interest in vinyl,…

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Mailer Packaging Design

direct mailer packaging marketing

Marketing is an interesting business. Tactics and strategies abound. But at the end of the day, the return on investment (or ROI) numbers will tell us what’s considered a *good* marketing campaign. It doesn’t mean the flashiest, most modern marketing effort will be the most effective. Sometimes, depending on the industry, investing in old-fashioned mailer…

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