Hyper-Niche Material

Packaging accommodates product through new materials

Implications - Though attention to design and novelty features help make packaging stand out to consumers, turning packaging into a product feature as opposed to an afterthought requires an understanding of product use. Armed with this knowledge, packaging manufacturers have begun creating materials to better accommodate the actual nature and use of the product. This shift speaks to more emphasis on ease of use and product care.
SCORE: 7.4
This Year and Warm Top 5 Examples: 14,019 Total Clicks Nov 14 - Jul 16
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Portable Toothpaste Pods - Poppits' Eco-Friendly Soft Gel Pods Do Away with Plastic Tubes
SCORE: 9
This Year and Viral 5,082 Clicks Pub: May 24, 16
Portable Toothpaste Pods
Poppits' Eco-Friendly Soft Gel Pods Do Away with Plastic Tubes
As an alternative to traditional packages of toothpaste tube that may be difficult to recycle and squeeze the last remnants out of, Poppits developed a new toothpaste packaging system. Poppits&#... [More]
Fleshy Personified Packaging - This Intimate Care Product Packaging Mimics the Human Body
SCORE: 6.5
Hot 5,213 Clicks Pub: Dec 5, 14
Fleshy Personified Packaging
This Intimate Care Product Packaging Mimics the Human Body
Neretin Stas has created a conceptual package design for a collection of intimate care products. The design is informed by the contents of the package, as well as its intended use. The packaging is,... [More]
Non-Stick Shampoo Bottles - This Plastic Coating Will Save Money and Prevent Waste
SCORE: 8.1
This Year and Hot 1,407 Clicks Pub: Jun 29, 16
Non-Stick Shampoo Bottles
This Plastic Coating Will Save Money and Prevent Waste
Science has created a plastic coating that allows soap and oil to easily slide off of it. There are few people who have not experienced the inconvenient process of trying to extract the remaining... [More]
Banana-Based Fabrics - This Company is Making Eco-Friendly Textiles Out of Banana Plant Stems
SCORE: 6.3
Warm 1,349 Clicks Pub: Aug 15, 15
Banana-Based Fabrics
This Company is Making Eco-Friendly Textiles Out of Banana Plant Stems
Offset Warehouse is selling sustainable fabric made out of banana plant stems. Every year, about a billion stems are thrown away by banana plantations. Offset Warehouse is using this natural... [More]
Fruity Ketchup Packaging - This Unique Condiment Container for Ketchup Suggests Freshness
SCORE: 2.6
Untested 968 Clicks Pub: Nov 19, 14
Fruity Ketchup Packaging
This Unique Condiment Container for Ketchup Suggests Freshness
‘Squeeze’ by K√©vin Tremblay rethinks the traditional condiment container for ketchup, suggesting a way to bring the “commercial condiment closer to its most natural state.”... [More]