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Travel Shaver (Concept)

Posted: August 20th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Bath and Beauty, Concepts, Europe, Finland | Comments Off

Designer(s): Antti Ojala, Ville MerisaloAugust Salo
Competition: Stora Enso Recreate Packaging competition entry, 2nd prize
Location: Finland
Project Type: Concept

A complete shaving kit for the light weight traveller. The kit contains face wash, shaving gel, aftershave and razor. The secondary packaging is not only compact and protective, but also acts as a tray for an organized and pleasurable experience. The kit is designed for a weeklong trip (7 days). So the customer does not have to open the kit before reaching destination or carry extra portions.

Jurys comments: "The shape is modern, economical and user-friendly, supporting the functionality of pushing the content out of the tube. All contents of the shaving set are on display and easily accessible for use in the holder. The outer box made of microflute corrugated board is very traditional but serves as a compact way to pack the whole set for a trip. The concept is ready for production and could be used for many other cosmetics and beauty care products too. Material choices are well-conceived and offer possibilities to use renewable board materials in new applications."

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Shampoo For Each Season Of The Year (Concept)

Posted: August 20th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Bath and Beauty, Concepts, Europe, Russia | Comments Off

Designer: Stanislav Schvechkov
Location: Russia
Project Type: Concept

During the year the colored hair require different minerals for the health and stability of the color. The idea and package design from Stanislav Schvechkov shows to consumers a shampoo for every season of the year. The design uses relevant colors for every season and natural background pattern what contributes to a positive package perception of the target audience.

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Bottlass (Concept)

Posted: August 13th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Alcohol, Americas, Beverages, Concepts, USA | Comments Off

Creative Agency: Innovative Design Service Inc
Location: Washington state, USA
Project Type: Concept


A container for liquor and beverage is provided to be used as a cup after the content inside thereof are all consumed, by being turned over and coupled to a container cap.

A main body has an open top having an inner diameter which becomes smaller to the bottom of the main body, and a closed bottom. A first connection unit is provided at a position selected from a inner periphery or the outer periphery of the bottom of the main body. The inner diameter having a larger diameter has a cap fastened thereto. At the central portion of the cap, a second connection unit is provided, which is connected to the first connection unit. A sealing material is adhered to the front end of the main body, in which the cap is fastened to. The first and second connection units are coupled to each other by screw tab joining or forced insertion. The shape of the main body is a polygonal shape.

Additional Information:
- Patented item.
- Innovative Design Service Inc
- President : Chul Kyo Yi
- Vice President : Kyung Kook

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FISJ (Concept)

Posted: August 13th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Concepts, Europe, Food, Norway | Comments Off

Designer: Simen Wahlqvist
Location: Oslo, Norway
Project Type: Concept

This is FISJ Seafoods brand new line of breakfast spreads. Its aim is to simply stand out on the supermarket shelf using bold type treatment and stripped down and easy to understand visuals. Its look is more artisinal, colourful and modern than the present day competition. The container itself is made of tin except for the pull tab which is made of steel to be able to support its symbolic fish hook shape. The "J" in the name and logo mark also allude to a fish hook.

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Wise Beans (Concept)

Posted: August 11th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Americas, Beverages, Concepts, USA | Comments Off

Designer: Fiona Huang
Type of work: Concept
Location: Brooklyn, NY, USA

Wise Beans is a fictional coffee company exploring the structures of everyday packages. The idea is to transform a everyday structure into something fun and noticeable.

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Love Cats (Concept)

Posted: August 11th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Concepts, Europe, Home Living, Romania | Comments Off

Creative Agency: remark studio
Client: PSI
Location: Romania
Project Type: Concept

Love plus is a Romania brand of condoms and they ask our agency to come with more proposals for an packaging upgrade in line with their new positioning:Make love not just sex.

The main task was to come with an new concept that would appeal to women and men, playful and having an emotional touch in order to differentiate from other brands that claim safe sex.

We proposed to use cats as a symbol because of it's elegant and sexy movements.

In order to balance the girlish feeling we proposed a new logo shape inspired from viagra pill shape to offer a more masculine feeling.

The naming of the variants was change from Classic to Classic Romance, Strawberry flavour to Strawberry Kiss and from Thin to Rich Sensations in order to underline the new positioning.

We developed the individual pack, the display and a communication layout for the new pack.

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Mosaic Flower Bomb (Concept)

Posted: August 11th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Americas, Bath and Beauty, Concepts, Mexico | Comments Off

Creative Agency: Habla Estudio México
Client: Mosaic Flower Bomb
Location: Mexico
Project Type: Concept

Unique instants framed in a fresh essences explosion, that’s Mosaic Flower Bomb. Eau de Toillete in practical bottle with roll-on, perfect to carry on in the purse, and use it in those special and unique moments. Mexican fragances thought for young women that live intensely.

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Portfoilio Simone L. Sperhacke (Self Promotion)

Posted: August 11th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Americas, Brazil, Concepts, Sports / Toys | Comments Off

Creative Agency: Sisper Design
Project Type: Self Promotion
Location: Brazil

Portfolio is a simple and funny board game created by Simone L. Sperhacke. It’s a portfolio focused on some of her works and projects.

This Portfolio board game was developed for the selection process of Phd courses that includes research and use on games development projects on design process. The idea is to show to players those works and projects in a playful and fun way.

Sisper Design is a design studio and online store located in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The Studio specializes in design toys and board games.

“In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and snap! The job is a game! “ ~ Mary Poppins
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GRATIS Wine Label (Concept)

Posted: August 11th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Alcohol, Concepts, Europe, Serbia | Comments Off

Designer: Bogoje Bojovic
Client: Plantaze Bojovic (winery)
Type Of Work: Concept
Country: Serbia

"Gratis" is a series of three types of wine.

"Plantaze Bojovic" Serbian family winery, which the totally primitive and outdated way of cultivating vineyards ninety years old and comes to top-quality wines.
While the quantity is not paying attention, because the limited series production.

Gratis in Serbian language means free (free drink), and witty slogans printed on the label talk about neglect wine prices if the quality in the first place.

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Posted: August 8th, 2014 | Author: Derrick Lin | Filed under: Alcohol, Concepts, Europe, Portugal | Comments Off

Creative agency: RMAC
Type of work: Proposal
Country: Portugal

But the story goes like this: at the end of the 19th century, a Port Wine salesman, passing through Lousã, fell in love with the daughter of a pharmacist, and they ended up getting married. In the pharmacy, apart from the usual drugs, they sold “natural liqueurs” which were made with secret ancient formulae.

Meanwhile, a law forbidding the claim of medical properties for liqueurs came into force. The young man from the North took this opportunity and started producing the nectars independently, with the same craftsman’s processes, in a small factory.

But the name Licor Beirão did not come at random. In 1929 a Congress on the Beirão region took place in Castelo Branco, and that’s when the liqueur was baptized Beirão, as a tribute to the gathering. The problems caused by World War II caused the sale of the factory, in 1940, to a young man from Lousã, José Carranca Redondo, who had worked there for some time. In his twenties, and then married, he decided to invest his savings and bought the house and the secret, dedicating himself body and soul to the liqueur that started to be produced by his wife.

From that moment on, sales started growing and it became a liqueur of great success.

Licor Beirão is currently produced in Quinta do Meiral, in Lousã (district of Coimbra, in Portugal). With more than 12 hectares, some of the plants and aromatic seeds are produced here allowing greater quality control. The remaining ingredients are brought from distant zones like India, Sri Lanka, Brazil and Turkey, among others.

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