“Fountain of Hygiene” Challenges Creatives to Rethink Hand Sanitizer

London-based studio Bompas & Parr has teamed up with the Design Museum to launch a competition called Fountain of Hygiene for which creatives are to rethink and redesign hand sanitizer packaging. The winning creations will be displayed in a future exhibition (both in real life and online) and then auctioned off, with proceeds donated to The British Red Cross. Design Museum director Tim Marlow says, …

Spirited Design: Sugarlands Distilling Company’s Roaming Man Whiskey

A spirit that shines from first glance to final drop

In the world of spirits, the contents take precedence—if whatever is inside is merely no good (or, sadly, in an abundant of cases, horrid) then stellar packaging cannot save it. Same goes for beer or wine or any other consumable good. But, when that rare moment arises, the instance that something happens to both look and taste good, we cherish it dearly—and praise it so that it …

Saltwater Brewery’s Edible Six-Pack Rings

Delray Beach, Florida’s Saltwater Brewery has developed an edible packaging ring for its six-packs of beer. Constructed from recycled barley and wheat ribbons from the brewing process, the eco-friendly rings are 100% biodegradable so sea creatures can actually eat the rings instead of becoming entangled in them. They’re slightly more expensive to produce than their plastic counterparts, but Saltwater is hoping bigger breweries will buy …