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Student Work – Ben Huttly

February 3, 2011 | 14 Comments

Designed by Ben Huttly | Country: United Kingdom

“Through experimentation and innovation I have developed a form of packaging that is 100 percent biodegradable and recyclable. If the packaging is discarded it will have a positive effect on the environment due to the seed embedded biodegradable paper. The twine used to secure the product and label is natural cotton and 100 percent biodegradable.”


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14 Responses to “Student Work – Ben Huttly”

  1. Maaike Ambags
    February 4th, 2011 @ 5:08 am

    These are so cool! April 1st we will start a webshop with all kind of “green” articles. Are these for sale?
    Love Maaike Ambags

  2. peayq
    February 4th, 2011 @ 5:10 am

    yeah, sure, let’s save the environment by laser cutting recycled paper, wasting loads of energy in the process…

  3. Rodean
    February 4th, 2011 @ 9:56 am

    Looks cool, but why would I even need a label on my vegetables. If people don’t know what asparagus is, then they are way too far away from the environment to begin with.

    Nice design though…

  4. Marcello
    February 5th, 2011 @ 3:39 am

    another example of design nobody really needs.
    beside the fact that, as peayq says, cutting the labels to shape wastes tons of energy, what’s the real need of this kind of packaging? i don’t know where this guy lives but here in italy you either buy your veggies loose (you choose the veggies and weight them) or plastic wrapped for conservation. this kind of packaging really has no use outside of posh “food boutiques”.

    also scattering seeds around isn’t exactly always a good idea: most of them would be simply wasted on terrains where they couldn’t grow (landfills, asphalt, etc. etc.) or, worse, they could end up infesting wild areas.

  5. Marcello
    February 5th, 2011 @ 3:43 am

    Also, the labeling is simply useless, like 90% of the label’s area is about the label itself, the only “useful” info is the name of the veggie (and yeah, i really need someone to tell me those are carrots)…

  6. Jo
    February 7th, 2011 @ 12:53 am

    A small craft bag or wrap with a stamp (water ink) will be more useful than this… But nice visuals :)

  7. Damien
    February 7th, 2011 @ 5:12 pm

    Merveilleux et ingénieux !!!!!

  8. akrok design
    February 8th, 2011 @ 1:09 pm

    looks good but agree that they are utterly useless and create more waste then needed. oh, well. most things do. but, we talking eco here. so rather then go half way, go all the way.



  9. Leslie
    February 8th, 2011 @ 3:30 pm

    Very nice design and the label can be composted just like the vegetables.

  10. Gorka
    February 10th, 2011 @ 12:57 pm

    Preciosas etiquetas. Que buena idea!!!

    Las podemos hacer nosotros con nuestros laser!!!

  11. Carissa/The Little Plum
    May 16th, 2011 @ 8:08 am

    Absolutely love this packaging. Beautiful, modern, and eye-catching!

  12. Darrin C
    May 26th, 2011 @ 8:35 am

    Fantastic idea and very impressive.

  13. Cory Ahern
    October 13th, 2011 @ 2:17 pm

    This is clever- if not very needful – would make more sense to market it to gardeners and others who would use the beauty of the tags and seeds in their marketing – just isn’t sensible, tho as i said, it is clever and lovely.

  14. Johnathan Loke
    September 21st, 2013 @ 12:07 am

    Its really impressive and EXCELLENT work!!!

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