Plastic Fantastic

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March 4, 2013
Container is a design studio based in Australia and Shanghai. Since 2012, the firm has been creating bespoke 2D and 3D packaging design and identity for various beauty and haircare companies.
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  Australian luxury skin care company Körner tapped the design team to create custom packaging for its bottles.
    Australian luxury skin care company Körner tapped the design team to create custom packaging for its bottles.
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  Way to make a first impression. Container crafted the Discovery Kit for Original & Mineral, an Australian haircare company—a post-meeting treat box left by the sales team after their initial visit to a salon. Includes a brand book, informational DVD, and several minis from their line.
    Way to make a first impression. Container crafted the Discovery Kit for Original & Mineral, an Australian haircare company—a post-meeting treat box left by the sales team after their initial visit to a salon. Includes a brand book, informational DVD, and several minis from their line.
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  For Kevin Murphy's Young.Again, the designers cut the corners of the eggplant bottle to give the form a jewel-like surface.
    For Kevin Murphy's Young.Again, the designers cut the corners of the eggplant bottle to give the form a jewel-like surface.
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  Wipe on, wipe off! Initially planted by the idea of temporarily colouring the hair of models during fashion shoots, Kevin Murphy, a haircare expert, dreamed up the Color.Bug. Post-realization, Container concocted up a spherical shape with side gripping for easy handling. Inside, intense color powder for 24 hours awaits the temporary daredevil.
    Wipe on, wipe off! Initially planted by the idea of temporarily colouring the hair of models during fashion shoots, Kevin Murphy, a haircare expert, dreamed up the Color.Bug. Post-realization, Container concocted up a spherical shape with side gripping for easy handling. Inside, intense color powder for 24 hours awaits the temporary daredevil.
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  Container was commissioned by Original & Mineral to come up with a new identity and packaging. The containers recall the classic milk bottle shape with custom disc caps that top off the design.
    Container was commissioned by Original & Mineral to come up with a new identity and packaging. The containers recall the classic milk bottle shape with custom disc caps that top off the design.
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  These slab-sided hair care bottles created for Kevin Murphy were one of the firm's very first designs. Ultra compact and super easy to stack.

    These slab-sided hair care bottles created for Kevin Murphy were one of the firm's very first designs. Ultra compact and super easy to stack.

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  A trio of bottles all stacked up.

    A trio of bottles all stacked up.

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  Futuristic travel-sized hair care products, anyone? Each 100ml bottle comes with a 'lenticular' 3D label enabling four unique info panels to be displayed.
    Futuristic travel-sized hair care products, anyone? Each 100ml bottle comes with a 'lenticular' 3D label enabling four unique info panels to be displayed.
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  Inspired by the soap dish, Container designed this 'tub' of a container to hold a few of Kevin Murphy's styling products.
    Inspired by the soap dish, Container designed this 'tub' of a container to hold a few of Kevin Murphy's styling products.
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  Its base and lid are connected by a 'living hinge.'
    Its base and lid are connected by a 'living hinge.'
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  Körner commissioned Container to develop an identity and packaging that both reflected the heritage and granddaughter Rebecca Körner’s wish for a modern multi-tasking range. Seen here, the Radiate Presence Day Cream jar with four individual parts lurking inside.
    Körner commissioned Container to develop an identity and packaging that both reflected the heritage and granddaughter Rebecca Körner’s wish for a modern multi-tasking range. Seen here, the Radiate Presence Day Cream jar with four individual parts lurking inside.

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