Simplified Samples

Simplified Samples are printed samples of your packaging without any added finishes. They're the perfect type of sample if you're looking to visualize the outcome of your artwork directly on your packaging.

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What's Included

Here's what's included and excluded in a simplified sample:

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Custom size Pantone or white ink
Custom material Finishes (e.g. matte, glossy)
Custom print in CMYK Add-ons (e.g. foil stamping, embossing)

Note: Simplified Samples are made with sampling machines, so the print quality isn't as crisp/sharp compared with the outcome from actual print facilities used in production. In addition, these samples might be harder to fold and you may see some small creases/tears in the paper.

Process & Timeline

Generally, Simplified Samples take 4-7 days to complete and 7-10 days to ship.

1. Specify requirements

Choose the packaging type and define the specs (e.g. size, material).

2. Place order

Place your sample order and make payment in full.

3. Create dieline (2-3 days)

We'll create the dieline for you to add your artwork to.

4. Send artwork

Add your artwork to the dieline and send it back to us for approval.

5. Create sample (4-5 days)

The sample will be printed based on the artwork file you've sent over.

6. Ship sample (7-10 days)

We'll send photos and mail the physical sample to your specified address.


For each structural sample, you will receive:

1 dieline* of the Simplified Sample

1 Simplified Sample delivered to your doorstep

*Note: dielines for inserts are only provided as part of our structural design service.


Structural samples are available for all packaging types.

Cost per Sample Packaging Type
We offer customized pricing based on the size of your project. Contact us to discuss your project needs and request a quote. Mailer boxes, folding carton boxes, foldable lid and base boxes, packaging sleeves, stickers, custom box inserts*, custom box dividers, hang tags, custom cake boxes, pillow boxes.
Corrugated folding carton boxes, foldable tray and sleeve boxes, paper bags.
Tissue paper

*Note: Simplified Samples of custom box inserts are available if you provide us with a dieline of the insert. If you don't have a dieline for your insert, we can provide this as part of our structural design service.

Revisions & Redesigns

Before placing an order for a structural sample, please double check the specifications and details of your sample. Changes in scope after the sample has been created will come with additional costs.




Revision (no additional fees)

·The box lid is too tight and it's hard to open the box

·The box doesn't close properly

·For inserts, the product is too tight or too loose in the insert

 Redesign (additional sample fees)

·Changing the packaging type

·Changing the size

·Changing the material

·Changing the artwork