Achieving the look with image, ink and an optical illusion

Achieving the look with image, ink and an optical illusion

  How do you print pictures on packaging when you only have one colour and a simple ‘stamping’ style print process? The solution starts in the photographers studio and finishes with an optical illusion. This article shows how the effect was achieved and explains (without too much technicality) why it was an important design solution. […]

Hiring Guide | Your First Five Questions Answered

Hiring Guide | Your First Five Questions Answered

Here are the answers to the first five questions most people have when they are considering using my services; including what I can do for you, how I work and how much I charge.

Creative Skills | Freelance Packaging Designer, John Stoyles

Creative Skills | Freelance Packaging Designer, John Stoyles

Have you just found the perfect designer? Match my skill sets to your needs and decide for yourself.   Packaging Design Skills: Packaging Graphics, Product Branding, Cardboard Engineering.   Graphic Design Skills: Brand Identity, Brand/Style Guides, Printed Promotions and Publications.   Exhibition Design Skills: Architectural Design, Stand Branding, Build and install (Design)Management.   Web Design Skills: […]

An Online Design Service – Packaging in the Cloud

An Online Design Service – Packaging in the Cloud

It’s how I make the design process easy. With this simple online timeline every project runs smoothly, wherever you are and whatever you need.   Your Designer Online Packaging-Cloud is an online project timeline. All design developments and updates are posted to the timeline in chronological order with a clear time stamp. As the project progresses the timeline […]

Brief-Writer | A Quick and Easy Way to Write a Design Brief

Brief-Writer | A Quick and Easy Way to Write a Design Brief

This is how you get a designer to create exactly what you want. Brief-Writer is a handy tool that almost writes the design brief for you. It’s not every day that you need to write a design brief so it is no surprise that the act of producing one is often labelled a task, and […]

Who should design your packaging; a graphic designer or product designer?

Who should design your packaging; a graphic designer or product designer?

Who should design your packaging; a graphic designer or a product designer? This will help you decide which one is right for your project.   If you are looking for a packaging designer for your business and products, you might think it self explanatory what a packaging designer is and does. However, after a quick search […]