woensdag 12 november 2014

The cutting edge

My CD-collection is getting completely out of hand. The good thing about it though, is that you see how other artists do things. I found some good examples of how I wanted the artwork for The Rocket Swing. An all carton sleeve with two pockets, one for a CD and one for a booklet. So we went looking for a company that could make that. Easy, no?
We got some offers that made clear that sales department people had not even read our specifications. Well, we found companies in the US and Canada that can do it. But then we’d have to deal with shipping costs and import duty and all that.
We opted for a native manufacturer who needs a custom-made paper trimming knife to make what we want. Life is never easy, but there you go. I am just glad we decided to take our time and schedule the release for next February.