Articles and Features
At a glance 1 min
The very first recyclable toothpaste tube
Smile for Good is the evocative name of a toothpaste launched on the European market by the Colgate-Palmolive Group. Its special feature: it is packaged in a recyclable tube, the very first of its kin...
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....
Design and iconic objects