LONG ASHES BLOG

CPD AT IPCPR 2016

We here at Cigar Package Design (CPD) cannot believe this year marks our 6th consecutive year attending the annual IPCPR trade show. Back in 2011, under the wings of Charlie Toraño and Toraño Cigars, we got a peek into our first IPCPR. A world of cigar packaging, printing techniques and design trends opened our eyes to endless creative possibilities. We’ve made the trip ever since and have made our presence felt over the years. Adding more clients and booth design recognitions along the way.

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CPD AT IPCPR 2015

For the fifth consecutive year Cigar Package Design attended the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) Association Trade Show and Convention. For the past five years we have been committed to supporting our clients on the trade show floor, and this year was no exception. We are proud and fortunate to be working with Duran Cigars, Flor de Gonzalez Cigars and La Rosa de Sandiego Cigars on creative booth visuals, packaging, brand identity, etc. Aside from the work, it’s great seeing friends and colleagues whom we work hard with all year long to make this show happen. The show took place during July 17-21, 2015 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.

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FDG CIGARS’ 20TH

With #ipcpr2015 closing in, many project are coming down to the wire! Seems like every year we go through the same hectic deadlines, but we wouldn’t have it any other way. It’s part of the excitement leading up to the show.

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Santo Cardenas’ Salomon

When Roberto Duran of Duran Cigars came to us wanting to “tweak” the Roberto P. Duran cigar bands for a very special and limited project, we were indeed intrigued. Turns out, a very special Salomon was being rolled at his Nicatabaco factory in Esteli, by none other than legendary Cuban cigar roller Santo Cardenas. We at CPD were both excited and honored to be invited and be a part of such special project.

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News: Big Jack Is Here

We at CPD have been hard at work getting ready for #ipcpr2015. It has been hectic during this time now for the past five years.

We’ve worked with Jack Torano since 2012 and we’ve truly have built a great relationship on and off the humidor. So when Roberto Duran, of Duran Cigars called us about a Neya Big Jack project, we were all over it.

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BEST IN SHOW

The 82nd International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) trade show took place from July 19th – 23rd in Las Vegas, NV and with over 300 exhibitors on the floor, it’s hard getting you and your product noticed. The show is crowded, the competition is on their A-Game, and if you’re not putting your best foot forward you’ll most certainly be missed. This was the challenge presented to us by Roberto P. Duran, President of Roberto P. Duran Premium Cigars, a new exhibitor at #IPCPR2014. We at #CigarPackageDesign accepted the challenge with open arms and set out to design a booth space that is visually appealing, showcased product well and was welcoming.

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LOOKING TO FILL A VOID IN INDUSTRY

(Miami, FL) March 18, 2014 — Can I Have your Attention (CIHYA) Advertising and Branding announces the creation of “Cigar Package Design.” Cigar Package Design is making waves in the cigar industry with their branding and design campaigns.

Based in Miami Beach, FL, managing partners Humberto Areas and Cleveland Cook created the Cigar Package Design division in response to demand due to their stellar work with the Toraño Family Cigar Company, Dona Flor Cigars, Azan Cigars, and Titan de Bronze Cigar Company. They noticed a void in the industry and have filled the need. As a cigar advertising and design firm, Cigar Package Design spotlights brands from identity and cigar band graphics to complete advertising campaigns.

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