Tag Archives: Sari McConnell

Jon Stewart Goes Bananas on Packaging

 Did anybody catch Jon Stewart’s latest inductee to the Pantry of Shame on “The Daily Show” last night? The Del Monte  Single-Serve Banana, an individual banana (wait for it…) wrapped in plastic. As you know, we’re big fans of … Continue reading

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‘Fringe’ Highlights Conformer’s New Product Launch

This morning, my colleague asked me if “Fringe” planned on using Conformer mailers to ship alien body parts in future episodes.  It’s been a fun week.  (Read: Conformer on FRINGE) Sci-fi humor aside, last week Agent Olivia Dunham opened a Conformer mailer … Continue reading

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FAQs: What is FSC- or SFI-Certified Paper?

Since Conformer encourages all of our customers to use environmentally sustainable paper stocks, this question comes up a lot.  What does FSC-certified mean?  Is that the same thing as SFI-certified?  What’s the difference? FSC stands for Forest Stewardship Council.  This … Continue reading

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FAQs: Can I Afford to Buy Eco-Friendly Products?

Many of our clients are surprised to hear that eco-friendly presentation and mailing materials can cost the same or less than unfriendly materials. Unfortunately, the marketplace has been trained to assume that making eco-friendly choices comes at a price.  I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Fresh Eyes

I try not to burden my soul too much with New Year’s resolutions. Rather, I see the new year as a way to see things with fresh eyes. It doesn’t hurt that New Year’s forces me to push back from … Continue reading

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Inconvenient Truth: When A (Visual) Story > 1000 Words

One of the best speakers I’ve heard in a long time, Nancy Duarte of Duarte Design, spoke about the power of storytelling to my beloved Watermark networking group.  Nancy is best known for creating Al Gore’s Inconvenient Truth “slideshow,” so … Continue reading

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