Aglow Blog

Read industry insights and creative business education for running your professional photography studio.

Design Aglow Packaging: PlantShed NYC

Hi, I'm Casey, a floral and visual designer, specializing in creating stylized events and gatherings. More than that, I love putting together visuals for retail and residential spaces utilizing natural components and botanical elements. Serving as the Creative Director for PlantShed, a full service, floral boutique in Manhattan, I have worked closely with high fashion and couture designers, bespoke interior design firms, and textile companies to help produce cohesive and thoughtful designs. While typically inspired by nature and organic shapes, I....

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Hi, I'm Casey, a floral and visual designer, specializing in creating stylized events and gatherings. More than that, I love putting together visuals for retail and residential spaces utilizing natural components and botanical elements. Serving as the Creative Director for PlantShed, a full service, floral boutique in Manhattan, I have worked closely with high fashion and couture designers, bespoke interior design firms, and textile companies to help produce cohesive and thoughtful designs. While typically inspired by nature and organic shapes, I....

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Presentation is Everything

If you’re shipping out prints and albums thrown haphazardly into repurposed bubble wrap and recycled boxes, like many photographers do, you may be sending the wrong signal to your clients. We’re not saying you need to spend lots of time and money to put together over-the-top packaging, but a branded experience and even a thank you card can go a long way. Delighted clients are great for your business.

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If you’re shipping out prints and albums thrown haphazardly into repurposed bubble wrap and recycled boxes, like many photographers do, you may be sending the wrong signal to your clients. We’re not saying you need to spend lots of time and money to put together over-the-top packaging, but a branded experience and even a thank you card can go a long way. Delighted clients are great for your business.

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The Value of Good Packaging

Packaging can either make or break your brand. Whether you’re a luxury jewelry store that delivers products in a little blue bag, complete with a white satin ribbon, or you’re a photographer who has your copper logo embossed onto charcoal boxes, you know that your packaging is your opportunity to positively impact your image and client experience.

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Packaging can either make or break your brand. Whether you’re a luxury jewelry store that delivers products in a little blue bag, complete with a white satin ribbon, or you’re a photographer who has your copper logo embossed onto charcoal boxes, you know that your packaging is your opportunity to positively impact your image and client experience.

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5 Essentials For Your Photography Studio With Lena Hyde

Would you like a peek inside my Portland studio?
I’ve been a photographer for 20+ years and have fine-tuned my sales process to include only the essentials. As artists, it can be difficult to be organized and create the tools we need to succeed and thrive. However, if we want to run a sustainable business, we need to sell products. Lots of products. And, we need to make the buying process easy and enjoyable.

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Would you like a peek inside my Portland studio?
I’ve been a photographer for 20+ years and have fine-tuned my sales process to include only the essentials. As artists, it can be difficult to be organized and create the tools we need to succeed and thrive. However, if we want to run a sustainable business, we need to sell products. Lots of products. And, we need to make the buying process easy and enjoyable.

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What The Pros Are Saying: Classy Presentation with Glass USB Drives

"My brand is clean and natural, so the white glass USB with the kraft box is perfect! Every client who has received one so far has mentioned how beautiful they are. Guess they weren't expecting such a classy presentation. I love surprising them by going above and beyond what they expect."

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"My brand is clean and natural, so the white glass USB with the kraft box is perfect! Every client who has received one so far has mentioned how beautiful they are. Guess they weren't expecting such a classy presentation. I love surprising them by going above and beyond what they expect."

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