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cardboard point of sale shelves from coke

Cardboard Coke Rack

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Coke has made this point of sale shelving system out of cardboard to, they say, reduce waste. Hey it’s recyclable. And Coke will recover/reuse the systems from retailers - an industry first, they say. Of course, you could just get rid of these things completely and stack the bottles…

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universal wrapping paper

Universal Wrapping Paper

Monday, 14 March 2011

Fabio Milito has designed this universal wrapping paper. Simply outline the required greeting. I’d call this an engineering solution. Good re-use. We’ve written about him before - about his musical business card comb combination.

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cd packaged as salami

The CD As Salami

Friday, 25 February 2011

Mother Eleganza has packaged a CD by Lithuanian musician Shidlas as a slice of salami. It’s a meaty album and comes vacuum packed just like real meat.

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green pizza box

Multifunction Pizza Box

Wednesday, 29 September 2010

The Green Box from ecoincorporated is a new pizza box designed to cut down on waste. The top can be split and used as plates. The bottom can be folded in two to make a new smaller box to hold leftover pizza.

Some people have pointed out (here and…

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cedar wood cd case

Cedar Wood CD Case

Monday, 20 September 2010

Alaric King has made this cedar wood CD case. Much better than the usual plastic things. Bio-degradable too.

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Peter Gabriel Scratch My Back - Collector's Edition Box Set

Peter Gabriel Scratch My Back Packaging

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

Peter Gabriel’s Scratch My Back project is one in which he does versions of other people’s songs with orchestra accompaniment (no drums or guitars!) and in turn those people do a version of one of his songs. It’s well worth a listen and there’s some good…

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Panasonic earphones note packaging

Panasonic Note Earphones Packaging

Monday, 26 July 2010

Brilliant minimal packaging designed by Scholz and Friends for Panasonic RP-HJE 130 earphones. The earphones form part of the packaging representing music - a pair of quavers. So you get to see the product and also what it represents. The packaging won a gold lion at Cannes.

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Elyjah: Planet, Planet

Shoot The CD

Friday, 16 July 2010

For the packaging of the Planet, Planet CD by Elyjah German designers Zwölf fired pellets into the covers. Included in the package are pictures of the band dressed as if they’re on a hunt in the 1920s. They also used old fonts: Memphis, from Emil Rudolph Weiß (1929) and…

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CD with vinyl analogue side

Analogue Digital CD

Thursday, 15 July 2010

Yuri Suzuki has collaborated with DJ Jeff Mills to produce a CD which is both analogue and digital. One side is a normal digital CD. The other side is a vinyl pressing which can be played on a record player. Remember them? The disc was produced by optimal media in…

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