Articles and Features
At a glance 2 min
Firevase: remove flowers, put out fires
In order to raise awareness about the importance of having a fire extinguisher at home, Korean giant Samsung’s insurance company created the Firevase, a flower vase that can also be used as a throwabl...
Daily life 5 min
Plastic packaging: why the hate?
Some still consider packaging as mere advertising materials, or even just plain waste. This is a largely unjustified “trial of intention”, in particular with regard to primary packaging which has bene...
Expert views 3 min
R3d: the polymer bubbles that have the world fizzing with excitement
An interview with Miguel Pinhero, CEO of the Portuguese R3D company which has developed an original packaging solution made up of polymer bubbles....
At a glance 1 min
Plastic packaging: leaner and meaner
Reducing packaging obviously entails using less packaging, but it can also mean designing lighter and thinner packaging that uses fewer materials. This reduction at source aims to achieve the minimum ...
Design and iconic objects