We often consider the products we use and their packaging to be two separate things – the product is the thing we want, and its packaging is a piece of trash to be thrown away. Good design isn’t just about the product – it’s about good packaging as well. These 30 ingenious packaging designs, however, prove that a well-designed package can complement or even enhance the product it was designed to carry.
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British artist and designer Benjamin Shine has come up with a simple and elegant improvement re-design for the common candle holder that allows candles to last at least twice as long. The melted wax from the candle on Shine’s Rekindle candle holder all flows into the holder’s hollow stalk, which has a second wick running along its length. The wax accumulates around the wick and hardens, forming a second candle.
Studio Total, a famous Swedish marketing agency, has come up with the perfect way to update the concept of sword into plowshares for the modern era. Their Flower Shell shotgun shells repurpose the 12-gauge shotgun from a destructive tool to a life-giving and creative one. The product’s message is about as strong as its blast – why destroy when you can just as easily create?
History can be a heavy subject, but it doesn’t have to be. Here’s an awesome collection of photographs from the 1920s-1940s covering something a little bit more light-hearted and everyday – women’s beauty products and procedures. People had regular everyday lives back then as well. They worried about many of the same things then that we worry about now. However, curling your hair or smoothing your wrinkles 60-70 years ago looked a lot different than it does now.
Do you want to look smarter in public? Put your MacBook in a BookBook Case! Imitating sturdy hardback covers, every case is hand made by craftsmen and thus entirely one-of-a-kind. The dual zippers are disguised as bookmarks, and also allow you to charge your MacBook while it’s in the BookBook case. Now that’s the way to bring vintage design and modern technology together!
If you’re thinking of eating it, don’t! This realistic looking pita bread is actually a pencil holder handmade of fine cotton fabric and colorful elastic webbing. Made by Mohar Design in colaboration with Baruch mogilevsky, it was inspired and named after a local pita bread of Jerusalem called Ashtanur.
If you’re looking for some creative lighting ideas for your kid’s room, you’re in luck (or in trouble) because Spanish decorative lighting manufacturers Estiluz offers a really cool set of balloon lamps that are both elegant and fun. Why in trouble? Well, it’s a bit pricey, so better don’t let your kids see them.
Whether you like wine, cognac, champagne or fresh orange juice, you always need a proper glass for your favorite beverage. While even the cheapest white plastic cup can do the job, it probably won’t be as tasty as it could be using something more appropriate. And if you want something really unique and cool – you’ve come to the right place! We’ve handpicked 22 Cool and Creative Drinking Glasses, and now want to share it with you.
Umbrella is one of those things you probably wouldn’t like to use very often. However, the tough reality is that it’s sometimes inevitable when you have to leave your cave (office or home). In order to make this experience less unpleasant, we’ve picked 15 cool and creative umbrellas to fight the evil rain.
Sebastian Errazuriz (1977), born in Chile and currently living in New York, is probably one of the most talented young artists today. By doing little alternations to everyday items he manages to create the most unusual products and fashion pieces that provoke both thought and humor.
No matter how advanced our society and technology is, we can never forget our origins, and we will always need something green around us. Of course, the best idea is actually spending some time in the countryside, but it’s not always possible, so the only thing left is probably bringing some nature to your house instead.