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
Packaging made from marine plastic waste
Since 30 April 2017, computing giant Dell has been using plastic waste recovered from the oceans to package its new PCs. A first in the technology industry. The plastic waste is collected from wate...
Design and iconic objects