structural packaging design. optimising form, function, efficiency & overall appeal Hartmann produce 50% of the worlds egg boxes & “imagic ®” has quickly become it's most successful design. Since roll-out began, Feb 2003, demand has been so high, up 15% - 40%, production has had a challenge meeting demand. Consumers love it’s stylish, soft, ergonomic shape. How to Make Reusable Snack Bags in Under 10 Minutes When it comes to always being on the go, it’s crucial that you stay nourished. And, you get double points if you go green at the same time. Instead of throwing tomorrow’s lunch or snack into yet another Ziploc that you’re bound to throw away, why not create reusable snack bags? These take just a few minutes to make and are powered by none other than Velcro Industries! Materials: - oil cloth in different patterns - VELCRO® Brand Sew-On White Tape - VELCRO® Brand Sew-On Black Tape Tools: - Xacto knife - paper clips - sewing machine - scissors - ruler - optional: Ziploc bags (for measuring)
3D paper diamonds Hello there. Hope you all had a great Easter! We had a lovely relaxing holiday (….well as relaxing as it gets with kids). Practical Solution for Small Apartments: Hidden Bed Limited space is something more and more people are struggling with when leaving in large and crowded cities. With the trend growing from year to year, and megacities being a certainty in the future, why not plan ahead? Try to make this three-in-one piece of DIY furniture. Sofa, bed and storage unit are blend together into one simple and unique design that will give you the much needed space you crave for. Creativity comes into play at this moment and you will need a bunch of wood to work with.
Dejection-moulding by Manuel Jouvin French designer Manuel Jouvin has created packaging for cooked snails made of dyed snail excrement. Snails are encouraged to eat coloured paper, which alters the colour of the raw material. Called Dejection-Moulding, the project was developed in collaboration with snail farmer Sylvie Pierru. Here's some text from Jouvin: Sustainable Packaging Goes Beyond Size Photo credit: FotoosVanRobin/Creative CommonsThis guest post was written by Ronald Sasine, senior director of packaging at Walmart. When you buy a product, your decision drives a series of environmental impacts. Imagine the benefits if everyone considered the impact of packaging as part of their buying decisions, benefits measured in the billions of pounds of packaging manufactured, shipped and disposed of each year.When we talk about more sustainable packaging at Walmart, we're focusing on more than just smaller packaging. We're looking at the entire life cycle of packaging and knowing that improvement can take many forms: Rethinking a product. A few years ago, we began selling only concentrated liquid laundry detergent.
Leather Lunch Tote I don’t bring my lunch to work as often as I should. And by that, I mean never. What if I had a cool lunch tote? DIY Geometric Favor Boxes from HEYLOOK We can barely contain our excitement to share our newest DIY project with you all! The ladies from HEYLOOK sent over these incredible geometric faceted favor boxes (polyhedron), perfect for a display table of their own or for use as place cards at each guest’s seat! Without further ado, here’s how to get started:
Paper Flowers – Anyone Can Do That Japanese Kusudama, this tutorial is featured on Craftuts Anyone can do that, I assure you. The proof: I can, just take a quick look at my result below. And, believe me, I am neither meticulous nor particularly patient. You could even say I’m the opposite. Got milk? Creative Packaging in Selling Nature's Dairy Graphic design holds several disciplines, the one from which we probably interact with the most in our daily lives in packaging. It something we all are swayed by when we are purchasing products, and even if its subconsciously we are all often moved to buy certain products from the way in which they are packaged. The packaging can often swing a consumers mind and make one product out-sell its competitors.
Doritos Package Design Concept This is a pretty nifty Doritos snack packaging concept by Peter Pavlov whose surface triangulations allows for opening and closing without the use of a clip. Moreover the triangles are shaped after the nachos. Currently the package design only comes in solid colors, and Mr Pavlov would like interested creative individuals out there to contribute their designs and illustrations for the package concept via his Facebook group, Doritos Packaging Concept Submissions. I personally would like to keep the solid colors as is since my fold-hungry eyes only savor the surface. More images after the break. via Behance
Pop-Up Pencil Holders 3 Ways You might recognize these containers as straw holders normally found in retro diners. But we thought they’d be great as chic desk accessories instead. Of course we can’t just toss in a few pens and call it a day. Instead, we came up with three easy DIYs to make your pencil holder really stand out. And then we found the perfect pens to fit inside! How to Make Paper Pencils (tutorial) I have always wanted to make my own pencils, but the thought of shaping two pieces of wood to allow a piece of lead to sit perfectly inside made me think it wasn’t worth the effort. For some reason I was looking at some pieces of lead I have (for a drafting pencil) and “pop” there it was.. a solution to my DIY longing. Here is a tutorial to make pencils that is so ridiculously easy I’ve made 10 pencils since the idea came to me yesterday! Enjoy. Paper: I recommend using 6″ origami paper. The paper I used was beautiful washi origami paper made in Japan (see exact product here).
filet a provision Green…can mean more than one thing. There is green the color. And green, as in environmentally friendly.