As cute and cuddly as cats are, they can be disruptive when they want to hang out and you need to work. With the help of Chinese architect and designer Ruan Hao and his new CATable, which he designed for Hangzhou and Hong Kong-based architecture firm LYCS, busy humans and bored cats may finally be able to coexist peacefully.
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Sometimes ear plugs are just not enough. If you crave for complete silence, you also need to make people stop wanting to talk to you. Luckily, a savvy Lithuanian couple Solveiga and Alfredas Kriviciai created the “Hair of the silence” earplugs. Once put in your ears, they look like a naturally-grown bush. Besides making you deaf for the moment, they also work as a repellent chasing away all the chatty people.
We are frequently taught not to judge a book by its cover, but in sales beauty is often skin deep. Originally packaging was meant to contain, protect and transport goods, but later the producers started to grasp the power of its visual appeal as well. Today, looks matter more than ever before and often push us into rushed decisions. So think twice before buying and read the labels carefully. Here are 20 more examples of dangerously great packaging ideas.
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.
The tea infuser gained popularity in the first half of the 19th century. By the time of Queen Victoria, no respectable British household would be without one. However, some argue that when you use a tea infuser, tea cannot flow freely as it traps much of the flavor between and in the leaves. So you should only fill an infuser half full leaving some spaces for the leaves to swell. Common shapes for infusers include spherical, conical and cylindrical, but usual things doesn’t interest pandas. That’s why we’ve picked 15 unique and creative tea infusers!
Continuing our series on Creative Product Packaging, we’ve handpicked another wonderful collection of unique and clever packages. So once again, let’s learn from the best packaging design examples.
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.
Strangely enough, because most people judge a product by its packaging, the packaging can cost even more than the product itself. In the end, almost any mediocre product packed in a fancy package would win against the best product in a lame package.
Here are 25 creative packaging design examples that would definitely make you want to buy the products. Which one is your favorite?