100 x 100 Organic Food

Adrián Froufe is a spanish product designer based in Milan (Italy) and here is his Product Design BA Final Project. “100×100 is a brand dedicated to organic food that seeks to create links between rural producers and urban consumers and tries to improve the quality of the products we consume in our day to day lives. In…

Nezinscot Farm

Lindsay Perkins “To design a brand and package line that reflected the farm’s eco-friendly agricultural methods. All packaging is reproduced individually, making each piece a little bit different, just as products from an organic farm. The concept The Grass is Greener on our side is emphasized throughout the brand and product lines by the use of biodegradable…

Løv Organic Tea

French Løv Organic inspired of the scandinavian nature, offers a selection of organic whole-leaf teas in subtle and simply elegant flavours. The cotton muslin tea bags, unbleached and free of staples or glue, allow the tea leaves to unfurl and release all of their aromas. All of the cardboard packing has the FSC label meaning that…

Bone Project – Ethical Defendable?

What’s this? Bone? This looks cruel. But as a matter of fact we have these rest products around the globe. And Andrew Ross – a creative soul has done an extensive project about how we could deal with it. The Bone Project has discovered ways to use bone when it’s a waste material. Research was divided between three different areas: perception, properties…

Matsu Wine

Matsu, an organic winery from the Toro D.O. Spanish Moruba is the design agency behind it.

Little Bug

Little Bug, founded in 2006, is a baby food producer in California. They are only using local, seasonal and organic ingredients. In the packaging development they were looking into safety, environmental impact and freezer functionality. They first tried out a biodegradable material, but realized quite soon that it will crack and shatter in the freezer….

Compostable Bread Packaging

Compostable Bread Packaging from Village Bakery Found this nice little figure in a paper about drivers for biodegradable/compostable plastics and role of composting in waste management and sustainable agriculture. Reading about this subject, it´s definitely moving forward, but big concerns when plastics and bio-degradable materials not are distinguished enough, so the consumers mix them up – problems for the recycling management.An article from the…

Japanese Packaging

Rewarded in the Pentawards 2008, Suntory´s wine package. An easy-peel label. When searching more on Japanese Packaging I found this interesting report from 2007. MANY different initiatives on eco-friendly packaging, including new technologies. Read more on Research and Markets site.