Disposable Design

Products that are meant to be thrown away
Implications - Despite the fact that consumers these days are more concerned about their ecological footprints, there are still many people who will, given the choice, opt for convenience over being eco-friendly. As such, there are a number of disposable products on the market, ranging from music players to cameras, which appeal to those consumers who prefer one-time-use goods and who might desire functional ease at the expense of greener living.
SCORE: 4
Mild Top 6 Examples: 36,356 Total Clicks Dec 11 - Apr 12
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Cardboard Sneakers - I HAVE POP Creates Shoes Made Out Boxes
SCORE: 5.3
Warm 9,842 Clicks Pub: Mar 30, 12
Cardboard Sneakers
I HAVE POP Creates Shoes Made Out Boxes
Jurjen Semeijn from the Dutch creative agency I HAVE POP designed some very good-looking cardboard sneakers. He recreated the Nike Blazer High, Adidas Superstar, New Balance 574 and Puma Clyde from... [More]
Disposable Digital Cameras - The IKEA Cardboard Digital Camera is Debuted at Milan Design Week
SCORE: 5.4
Mild 3,988 Clicks Pub: Apr 26, 12
Disposable Digital Cameras
The IKEA Cardboard Digital Camera is Debuted at Milan Design Week
The Swedish company handed out these inventive, but simply designed IKEA Digital Cardboard Cameras—which bear the unmistakable IKEA look—in press packs during the Milan Design Week. The... [More]
Disposable Number Pads - The Number Pad Film for Touchpad is Environmentally and Budget Friendly
SCORE: 3.9
Mild 1,380 Clicks Pub: Dec 13, 11
Disposable Number Pads
The Number Pad Film for Touchpad is Environmentally and Budget Friendly
The Number Pad Film for Touchpad is an ingenious concept designed to convert your laptop's touchpad into a number pad. The concept is a small film that fits over your touchpad and instantly turns it into… [More]
Cylindrical Bamboo Speakers - The Yorkie Speakers are Eco-Friendly Sound Amplifiers
SCORE: 3.3
Mild 8,339 Clicks Pub: Apr 20, 12
Cylindrical Bamboo Speakers
The Yorkie Speakers are Eco-Friendly Sound Amplifiers
The Yorkie Speakers are a stylish new way of pumping out your favorite music. The wood for the sound systems come from sustainably harvested forests and the finishing materials are renewable and... [More]
Utilitarian Snack Packaging - The 'Bloom Chips' Design Doubles as a Bowl
SCORE: 3.4
Mild 11,455 Clicks Pub: Apr 12, 12
Utilitarian Snack Packaging
The 'Bloom Chips' Design Doubles as a Bowl
Potato chip lovers will be pleased to hear of the new ‘Bloom Chips’ framework. Designed by artist Dohyuk Kwon, the packaging product actually doubles as a bowl when properly unfolded.... [More]
Throwaway Camera Projects - The Disposable Diaries by Gordon Armstrong is a Film Photo Journal
SCORE: 2.4
Untested 1,352 Clicks Pub: Jan 29, 12
Throwaway Camera Projects
The Disposable Diaries by Gordon Armstrong is a Film Photo Journal
The Disposable Diaries by Gordon Armstrong is a project he created with an aim to document a year in photographs using only disposable cameras. Armstrong carried around a disposable camera at all times… [More]