packaging design is an entire area of design that has its own set of challenges and criteria. it’s not simply some extrapolation of graphic design to a 3-d object. it’s the buyer’s first interaction with your product, and its specific purpose is to introduce and entice. miller’s article is a great primer on how packaging should function, what you should consider when creating packaging for different products, and a breakdown of your cost options. an excellent read for designers and clients alike!