Creative Packaging Design with Modern Metal Effects

Creative Packaging Design with Modern Metal Effects

As we step into the new age of industrial modern design, modern metals have stepped into the spotlight to create beautiful designs in interior decorating, architecture, cosmetics, and even, product packaging. From modern industrial to rustic farmhouse, modern metal effects have a wide range of applications.  In this age of fierce competition, both online and on retail shelves, it’s important for your packaging design to stand out from the rest. One way to do that is through the use of cold foil printing.

There is so much you can do using cold foil substrates in your packaging. From custom holograms to over printing, you can manipulate cold foil to achieve the jaw-dropping, show-stopping package you’ve always dreamed of.

To achieve modern metal effects on your packaging, try the K Laser Metal Effects cold foil collection. Here’s some cold foil design ideas to help you on your journey to the perfect creative packaging design with modern metal effects.

Cold Foil Metal Effects

Polished Metal. For a smooth, polished metal look, try some of the following K Laser KOLDfoil ONE options:


Brushed Metal
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For a brushed metal effect, try some of the following K Laser KOLDfoil ONE options:


Stamped Metal
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For a metal stamping effects, try some of the following K Laser KOLDfoil ONE options:


Corrugated and Industrial Metal.
For rough, industrial metal effects, try some of the following K Laser KOLDfoil ONE options:


Decorated Metal.
For elegant, decorated metal effects, try some of the following K Laser KOLDfoil ONE options:


Abstract Metal.
For the abstract “essence” of metal, try some of the following K Laser KOLDfoil ONE options:

Designing for Cold Foil Metal Effects Print Mock Ups

It’s important to work with your printer or cold foil provider to create a mock up of your creative packaging design with metal effects. Though beautiful in your design file, sometimes cold foil designs do not look the way we expected when printed – this is why mock ups are necessary. K Laser provides free print mock ups and we will work with you to modify your artwork as it evolves into the creative packaging design you envisioned.

To prepare your artwork for a K Laser’s FREE print mock up service, make an Illustrator file with TWO LAYERS: 1) COLOR GRAPHICS 2) FOIL, specify the color areas where you want foil by using BLACK. Be sure to convert fonts to outlines and embed any images.

We wish you luck as you enter this magnificent world of modern metal effects in your creative packaging. We hope you leave this blog filled with inspiration for your next packaging project. At K Laser we have the LARGEST selection of cold foil colors and holographic patterns in the industry. Contact us today to discuss your next label or packaging design. Our team will partner with you to achieve the creative packaging design of your dreams.

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