Archived Articles: Products & Packaging

From everyday objects to the wrappers, boxes and bags they come in, this section of the site is dedicated to eye-catching and thought-provoking industrial designs. Watch out for double meanings, clever marketing and much more.

‘RePack’ Name & Concept Copied, Repackaged by Design Student

The strange ongoing controversy around RePack has reached a conclusion, with Royal College of Art determining that the accused student is technically guilty of ...

Chameleon Pen: Scan, Save & Draw Up to 16 Million Unique Hues

Five years ago it was an mind-boggling design concept, but today the idea color-changing pen has morphed into a working prototype that draws colors from ...

Pocket Tent: Tiny Prefab Home Inflates Itself with Body Heat

A brilliant application of material science toward simple living, this portable self-inflating structure folds up into a manageable miniature package but ...

Beyond Basic Bikes: 12 Twists on Classic Cycle Designs

Plug-and-play accessories, bendable frames, built-in tents and totally unexpected redesigns transform the classic century-old bicycle design for the modern ...

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Book of Shadows: 2D Shape Cutouts Cast Silhouettes on Pages

A children’s book with an interactive twist, Motion Silhouette engages readers through pop-up pieces that require lighting to animate shadow pictures ...

Earin: World’s Smallest Wireless Earbuds Raise $1,500,000+

Stripping away all non-essential functionality, these sleek audio accessories are tiny enough to be effectively invisible and entirely wire-free. No need to ...

Unverpackt: Zero-Waste Grocery Store Packages No Products

The first of its kind in the country, this German supermarket strips away wasteful packaging and sells its goods in bulk to customers who bring or borrow ...

Inspiration Pad: Lined Notebook for Thinking Outside the Box

Made for those who like to color outside lines and jot outside boxes, each page of this bound pad provides a unique source of inspiration and different ...

Lightweight ‘Airbeams’ Frame Inflatable Geodesic Dome Tent

Derived from crystal structure of diamonds and geodesic domes of Buckminster Fuller, these all-weather structures are astonishingly strong but incredibly light ...

Drinkable Book: Tear-Out Pages Filter, Clean & Purify Water

Each sheet from this life-saving tome can provide 30 days of drinkable water - all together, the entire volume is able make a total of 5,000 liters fit for ...

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