Tag: packaging

This is a fantastic idea. Ecovative Design has developed a way to grow and mold mushrooms to act as a substitute for styrofoam packaging. It protects items just the same as styrofoam with the added benefit of the mushrooms being biodegradable, organic, and compostable. You can of course use them again for packaging other things, but if […]

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I saw these Compartes Chocolate bars today and was immediately taken away by their fun and colorful packaging. See more of this fabulous packaging inside!

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Back in July of 2011 I wrote about how Australia was beginning to push for plain cigarette packaging with graphic imagery to discourage smoking in the country. Since then, the law has been passed and Australia has even run a few graphic anti-smoking ads on TV. I obviously don’t live in Australia anymore, but I like […]

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Over at GOOD there’s a post filled with examples of conceptual and prototype product packaging that disappears/dissolves with use. In the example shown here, OXO got rid of the plastic wrap-around label and printed icons directly onto the glass. Small steps, but one that can lead to big differences for these big companies.