The Brief 5/23/17: Design News You Might Have Missed
by Theresa Christine Johnson on 05/23/2017 | 1 Minute Read
Here’s the latest:
- This anti-energy drink has insanely clever packaging.
- Does your brand look like garbage to your customers?
- In an effort to curb the damage that plastic is doing to the environment, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the Prince of Wales’ International Sustainability Unit have launched a $2 million prize to find alternatives to plastic.
- An in-depth look at some of the latest Häagen-Dazs packaging.
- Cigarettes in the UK are now required to be sold in plain green packaging. Here’s how Big Tobacco is losing the fight to stop plain packaging of cigarettes.
- Hm...I wonder what this olive oil is made out of?
- This is something right out of Willy Wonka. “Bouquet is a synesthetic olfactory device which permits the user to perceive color through fragrances. The device detects the color it presented and delivers a corresponding mix of fragrances through the nozzle. Bouquet acts as an extension of the user’s olfactory senses in order to deliver a different sort of augmented reality.”
- If you’re needing a good laugh, then check out some of these AI-created color names that sort of miss the mark. Not sure about you, but Stanky Bean looks really nice.
- And be honest, who needs one of these?