I'm a costuming nut and find myself drawn to the many layers of colors, patterns, and textures geisha achieve in their unique style of dress. These fantastical women remind me of brilliantly colored birds, where under each layer of feathers another surprise is waiting to take your breath away. I wanted to express Hint's "Wild West meets Far East" aesthetic in my gift packaging, so I tried design a piece that would communicate both American cowgirl and Japanese geisha.
The result was a deep, saddle-brown box that reminds me of a Morgan horse or an earthy cowgirl hat, wrapped with a layering of contrasting ribbons much like a geisha's obi (a kimono sash). Depending on my mood or the season, the ribbon on top will change color, but the deep burgundy ribbon remains constant. Included in the gift box is a mini business card from Moo with a picture of Hint Jewelry.