The Packaging and Design Templates Sourcebook 2 is so cool!!!
I loved the first one:
See inside peeks and some of the free templates here.The Packaging and Design Templates Sourcebook 2
This is the eagerly anticipated follow-up to the bestselling The Packaging and Design Templates Sourcebook. With 100% new content, The Packaging and Design Templates Sourcebook 2 is guaranteed to repeat the runaway success of the original volume. This indispensable sourcebook features 100 new, innovative, and classic packaging and paper engineering ideas across a variety of end uses, with detailed templates showing how to copy, fold, construct, and complete them from widely available materials. The accompanying CD features all of the templates as copyright-free, editable EPS files making The Packaging and Design Templates Sourcebook 2 an invaluable resource for designer, design students, and crafters.
Luke Herriott has been art directing, designing, and managing book projects for over 15 years, and is the director of book design and packaging company, Studio Ink. He is the author and designer of a number of books, including Instant Graphics, Art Directing Projects for Print, and The Packaging and Design Templates Sourcebook, published by RotoVision, as well as 1000 Restaurant, Bar, and Cafe Graphics published by Rockport Publishers. He lives in Hastings, UK.
Here is a wonderful sample of the types of cool templates in The Packaging and Design Templates Sourcebook 2.
It is a pop-up staircase template.
There are 99 more!!!!!!!! (they are all included on a CD)
And some good stair quotes:
vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up
the steps - we must step up the stairs.” ~Vance Havner
escalator can never break: it can only become stairs. You would
never see an Escalator Temporarily Out Of Order sign, just Escalator
Temporarily Stairs. Sorry for the convenience.” ~Mitch Hedberg
“The ambitious climbs up high and perilous stairs, and never cares how to come down; the desire of rising hath swallowed up his fear of a fall.” ~Thomas AdamsAlice falls down the rabbit hole and her dress poofs up like a parachute
Alice: “Well, after this I should think nothing of falling down stairs.”~Alice in Wonderland
“Away from the world and its toils and its cares, I've a snug little kingdom up four pair of stairs.” ~ William Makepeace Thackeray