LONG ASHES BLOG

CPD AT IPCPR 2017

Although this year we were not able to make the trip to Las Vegas for #IPCPR17, our work could be seen throughout the trade show floor. This year marks the seventh consecutive year we, as a design agency/consultants, are a part of the show. We thank everyone who entrusted us with their projects, and truly appreciate the opportunity to collaborate.

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A PROJECT OUT OF THIS WORLD

The cigar and business industries alike were mesmerized and inspired with the recent article on The Washington Post about how Omar de Frias, owner of Fratello Cigars, left his NASA job to become a full-time cigar mogul. De Frias gave us a call and asked for an ‘out of this world’ package design, needless to say, we launched at the opportunity immediately.

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CASA CUEVAS – AN INSTANT CLASSIC

Mr. Luis Cuevas and his family have been in the tobacco growing and manufacturing business for four generations. They have seen cigar companies come and go, and made cigars for some of the best. So when the time came for them to manufacture their own line of cigars, we were thrilled to get the phone call, and we were asked to create an instant classic. 

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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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