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UPCYCLE YOUR DESIGN

Transforming existing objects, with an artistic flair or otherwise, to give them a different use or a new lease of life is a concept that has been around for many years, something known as usage economy.     The term ‘upcycling’ is modern, trendy and has developed from movements such as the Fashion Revolution or the Upcycling Art Show.   Both call for products to be re-evaluated by using artistic creativity to transform them into a new object with a new life.   But of course, not everyone has the means, imagination or...

Transforming existing objects,...

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Listening to colours

Are we living a dictatorship of colour? Has all this colour coding led to a democratization of tastes? As designers, do we choose colours almost mechanically because we understand these codes so well?...

Are we living a dictatorship o...

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If you open up the mind, the opportunity to address both profits and social conditions are limitless. It’s a process of innovation.

Jerry Greenfield

HOT HOT HOT STAMPING

We've been decorating objects with gold leaf for thousands of years, and for most of that it was done by hand. It was not until the appearance of the Gutenberg's press and the growth in demand for books, when it become important to mechanize other aspects of the print industry, like this technique. Currently, there are several systems for applying metal decoration on paper and cardboard, all of which are highly evolved both technically and in terms of sustainability. This mood board is about the technique of HOTSTAMPING. ...

We've been decorating objects ...

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The unboxing phenomenon

Unboxing is part of the shopping experience and the psychology behind this phenomenon is clear: a very important non-verbal communication is established; it creates expectation and surprise around the product and It produces emotional infection and empathy. Packaging won’t cease to be an extremely important means of making your brand and your product talk....

Unboxing is part of the shoppi...

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The details are not the details, they make the design.

Charles Eames

Andreas Palm: Un Cadeau de la Providence

CDLP is a Stockholm based prime underwear young label going against the norm of men’s underwear mass production. Taking a sartorial approach in designing a new generation of high quality underwear made from superior fabrics, CDLP creates a unique customer experience through a strong visual narrative focuses on intellectual masculinity and enhanced by ingenious packaging. That´s why we ask them to answer some questions for our blog.   MakeBox: First of all, we are very curious about your brand story telling. Your name, "Un Cadeau de la Providence", a...

CDLP is a Stockholm based prim...

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Anatomy of a box

Making packaging is not easy task. It requires gathering many different skills around a small cardboard object that is able to appeal to almost all our senses. We present in this Mood Board the anatomy of a box, all those pieces that must be designed and assembled with great precision to obtain the desired result.   ...

Making packaging is not easy t...

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Time for Beauty: Germaine de Capuccini

Its small size stands out, adapted as much as possible to the measurements of the product it contains, cosmetics, and which are presented wrapped in a tissue printed in one ink, a second unboxing much more delicate that reinforces the experience of surprise....

Its small size stands out, ada...

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