Student Work – Mariève Dorman

Student Work - Mariève Dorman

Designed by Mariève Dorman | Country: Canada “Here is a nice packaging for fruits and nuts in three formats for the wood walker, the small wood walker and even the women runner. The recycled paper packaging has no printing and is equipped with a detachable single label and a hanger for hooking usefully to small, … Read more

Student Work – Corinne Pant

Student Work - Corinne Pant

Designed by Corrine Pant | Country: Canada “Choosing plastic wrap for non-perishable items is often a choice that is unjustifiable for the real needs of the product. To address this problem, Corinne Pant looked at the real needs of electronic parts packaging. In a poetic and very functional gesture, it shows us once again that … Read more

Student Work – Alexandre Michaud

Student Work - Alexandre Michaud

Student Work - Alexandre Michaud

Designed by Alexandre Michaud | Country: Canada

Student work for body gel and moisturizer created under professor Sylvain Allard at UQAM, who writes:

“The simplistic thinking in eco-packaging would suggest that all it needs is to take recycled Kraft cardboard and the job is done. Unfortunately, it’s much more complicated than that and demonizing plastic over paper is another non-sense. In fact, there are as many solutions as there are different packages and each one should be developed taking into account production methods, materials, transportation and many other factors that ultimately determine the true lifecycle of the product.

However, the reduction approach remains the most easily measurable element of ecodesign. Indeed, by reducing the amount of material, it reduces the weight of the interventions in upstream and downstream production because there will be less material to produce, to collect and to recycle.”

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Functionalab

Functionalab

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Designed by Sid Lee | Country: Canada | Font: Gotham

“Montreal-based agency Sid Lee launched Functionalab, a 100-product health and beauty line and retail space that lives as a shop within a shop at the high-end women’s retailer. Founded by Montrealers Erick Geoffrion and Francis Maheu, Functionalab makes personalized nutritional supplements with a beauty twist, which it calls “nutricosmetics.” Functionalab products are sold in stylized packaging with two-letter product names resembling the periodic table of elements.”

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