Category: Product of the Month

49th Parallel Roasters: Expanding Reach and Evolving the Business

49th Parallel Roasters: Expanding Reach and Evolving the Business

People in Metro Vancouver know exactly how incredible a coffee and a donut at 49th Parallel Roasters is. Soon, Montreal will know it too. The last ten years have been a steady climb towards iconic status for this specialty-roaster-café. Starting out as a roasting facility that sold to other cafes, they gradually started opening their … Continued

Case Study: Silver Valley Brewing – Labels that Demand Attention

Case Study: Silver Valley Brewing – Labels that Demand Attention

The Maple Ridge, BC-based Silver Valley Brewing has a brand built on surprises and captivating labels. Don’t let the fact that it was founded by self-proclaimed “nerds and neat people” out of a carport fool you. Silver Valley Brewing has serious flair. And that’s never more obvious than when you’re checking out their labels. Of … Continued

Case Study: Vancouver Island Brewing Pod Packs to Preserve Coastal Wildlife

Case Study: Vancouver Island Brewing Pod Packs to Preserve Coastal Wildlife

Vancouver Island Brewing, like so many of our West Coast partners, is an iconic brand that is tremendously committed to sustainability. Because that’s one of our core values as well, there’s a particular magic that occurs when we collaborate on sustainability-focused projects. Vancouver Island Brewing’s Pod Pack, which includes the folding carton we designed, is … Continued

Mountain Munchies Case Study: Branded Packaging for an Expanding Presence

Mountain Munchies Case Study: Branded Packaging for an Expanding Presence

When a product is gaining major buzz, its packaging must match expectations. Mountain Munchies Inc. is such a product—and we’re happy to be helping them smooth their way to market omnipresence with shipping boxes that fulfill the hype. Essentially, Mountain Munchies Inc. is a dream come true. Using patented technology, the company has created a … Continued

Seeking Health Case Study: A Label System to Protect Customer Relationships

Seeking Health Case Study: A Label System to Protect Customer Relationships

With their nutritional supplements, Seeking Health provides a fundamental missing step in today’s symptom-preoccupied healthcare system. The last thing that a company like this should experience is any interference in their relationship with their customers. And packaging has the power to protect that relationship. Seeking Health is the brainchild of Dr. Ben Lynch, a pioneer … Continued

Megapro Tools Case Study: Fulfilling their First Costco Order

Megapro Tools Case Study: Fulfilling their First Costco Order

It’s every manufacturer’s dream: that call from Costco, suggesting a pilot project to test carrying your products. For Megapro Tools, manufacturers of the one and only fifteen-in-one multi-bit ratcheting screwdriver, this banner day was a long time in the making. And once it came, “it took a tremendous amount of planning, coordinating, and troubleshooting to … Continued

Duchess Cosmo Case Study: Premium in Pink

Duchess Cosmo Case Study: Premium in Pink

Cosmo fans know: when you’re craving that iconic pink and bubbly drink, nothing else will do. And why shouldn’t you be able to indulge at any given moment—even, say, during an international flight? That was Olivia Lovenmark’s thinking at least. On a flight home to Vancouver from New York, she figured, “Somebody should bottle cosmopolitans.” … Continued

Routine Case Study: Collaborating With Taryn Toomey Means Guarding Brand Integrity

Routine Case Study: Collaborating With Taryn Toomey Means Guarding Brand Integrity

If you don’t know Routine Natural Goods yet, chances are you will soon. This Calgary-based natural deodorant company, founded by self-declared “formerly smelly sisters” Pippa and Neige Blair, is having a bit of a moment. A collaboration-with-Taryn-Toomey-of-The-Class-sized moment, to be precise. Indeed, to be trusted as makers of the official The Class Deodorant is no … Continued