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Student Work – Lucy Hargrave

February 11, 2010 | 5 Comments


Designed by Lucy Hargrave | Country: Australia

“Designed in collaboration with Josh Tatarynowicz, these packages were for a handmade goats milk soap company. We created four intricate Mandala patterns based on the natural ingredients used in each soap flavour; like peppermint leaves, rose petals & lemon slices. The patterns are laser cut out of card and allow for the soap to be smelt through the packaging.”





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5 Responses to “Student Work – Lucy Hargrave”

  1. Joel
    February 11th, 2010 @ 8:40 am

    The design is so delicate that I think people will save the packaging to store their earrings, rings, etc.

    There you have the “reuse” element. And the material itself is recyclable. That’s already 2 of the 3 R’s.

    I don’t see a reason why soaps should still be packaged in plastic.

  2. Risto
    February 12th, 2010 @ 1:29 pm


    Theses are just stunningly beautiful designs.
    I would buy these just to get the package.

    Great work overall!


  3. Elizabeth
    February 15th, 2010 @ 11:33 am

    Lovely packaging however this comes at a cost of the manufacture of this packaging, resources used, etc. I would think that a better comliment to the product would be to use less packaging, thus less waste, even if recycled.

    Wether you want to or not, we all have to live a more sustainable life as this planet is just unable to continue to support our way of life, so my thoughts are far simpler packaging would do just as well.

    Whilst rather nice, it would be completely selfish to use that much packaging… but I guess far too many people just don’t care enough (yet) – and no, I am not “one of those eco warriors” – just a normal, average person who cares.

  4. Michelle Ferreira
    September 30th, 2013 @ 5:46 am

    Hi Lucy,

    I think a company has plagiarised this package idea.
    Please contact me for more information.


  5. Lucy
    September 4th, 2014 @ 1:16 am

    Hi Michelle – how do I contact you?

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