Inspired by vintage soap packaging, Spinster Sisters Co. approached Andrew Cruz to design a unique, tactile box with a handcrafted feel that would allow the product to be seen, and the scent experienced. For their unique soaps.
Spinster Sisters Co. was founded back in 1994 when two sisters realized that they needed an alternative to the witches’ brew of chemicals that many modern skin care products represent. And so, they started making and selling a few wares, soaps mainly, at a couple small local craft fairs each year. And in 2010 they decided to get serious about expanding their business, and the product line – and that is where their story really starts.
These handmade soaps are produced in small batches with the finest natural ingredients. Rich with essential oils and botanicals, the products are gentle, sulfate free, phthalate free, and hypoallergenic. The boxes were deeply letterpress printed in one colour on a heavyweight, rough uncoated stock. Boxes are die-cut, assembled, and colour coded scent tags are easily added to the box front when the soaps are packaged. The carbon footprint of the soap production facility is reduced significantly by a 3.3 kW solar photovoltaic system and passive solar construction. Every effort is used to ensure that the packaging will not end up clogging landfills by specifying recycled, recyclable or compostable packaging.