Category Archives: Design

Hang On To Your Hat!

Over the years we’ve created a number of bespoke packaging solutions for florists and occasionally even milliners. We continue to be one of a very few companies in the UK who have the ability to create circular ‘Hat’ boxes. What … Continue reading

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Christmas Retail Packaging

It will surprise no one that Christmas plays a major role in the presentation packaging industry. For us, however, Christmas starts very early in the year! Companies creating advent calendars like the one below created for Prestat  will often send … Continue reading

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Another Royal Connection for GWD!

Packaging for the Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebrations!  We have written previously in this blog of GWD’s connections with holders of The Royal Warrant, notably Cornelia James. Recently, we were contacted by Taylor’s Bulbs of Holbeach, who hold The Royal Warrant as Bulb Growers to … Continue reading

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Presentation Boxes for your Wedding from GWD Ltd

Presentation Boxes Summer is (allegedly) upon us and the wedding season has well and truly arrived! Across the Country blushing brides and flustered grooms are pledging their troth and sipping fizz as you read. A couple of years ago we … Continue reading

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The 12 (okay five) rules of Christmas packaging

Dare we say it? I think we do dare. Deck the halls, people! It’s time to put up the tree, do a little dance, sing a little song, drink a little drink (as long as it’s mulled) and get into the … Continue reading

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Who’d have thought there was a Hamper Box shortage in Europe?!

If I were to ask you for some of the most well known products that Britain exports to other countries, you’d probably be able to give me a few of the most famous. Cadbury Chocolate, Marmite and Walker’s Crisps are … Continue reading

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5 simple pleasures you get in a luxury hotel

There’s nothing quite like a stay in a luxury hotel.  OK, so you’re not at home but you’ll have all the comforts that you could want while you’re away from the nest. Cleanliness, a decent mattress and a nice hot … Continue reading

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All eggs need a basket: Easter packaging

The trees are blossoming, the sun is shining in the crisp cool air, and the grass is looking decidedly long again: it’s Easter time. What does Easter mean to you?  For some, it might all be about Christianity.  For others … Continue reading

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5 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

An old saying states, “A man’s work is from sun to sun, but a mother’s work is never done” and this quote is highly appropriate in the lead up to Mother’s Day. Mothers are no doubt some of the most … Continue reading

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“Wherever you go, go with all your heart” – Make the most of February 14th

After Christmas and Easter, the period before Valentines Day is one of our busiest.  Given that we make presentation packaging for chocolate and flowers, you can understand why. Of course, it’s not only GWD who look forward to Valentines Day … Continue reading

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