Concepts We Wish Were Real

by Elizabeth Freeman on 11/07/2014 | 22 Minute Read

Today we look at a group of concepts that draw inspiration from nature. Through illustration, typography and substrate, the overall designs are "hipsterfied" bringing the outdoors, in.

JUNGHOLZ HEADPHONES

CONCEPT

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This wood carved masterpiece constructed by Kristina Düver is essential for any designer's desk. The set is handmade and formed inside a wooden crate decorated with shaved ribbons and finally branded with a circular emblem. The overall design not only appeals to a youthful audience but is also environmentally conscious. 

 

Designed by Kristina Düver

Country: Germany

OAK WINE

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A unique bottle that mimics its packaging from head to toe. Oak wine, designed by Grantipo, is a tree truck full of goodness, studded in metal hardware. Its design features hand carved quotes alongside hot pressed plates used as markers.

 

Designed by Grantipo

Country: Spain

CAFEOLOGY

CONCEPT

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This kit takes its consumers through a coffee lover's paradise scattered with like-minded cartoon souls . Cylindrical tubes stuffed with beans are carefully placed in a slider box that will have you saying, "Where's Waldo?"."CAFEOLOGY, an independent supplier of beverages to restaurants and cafes, is undertaking the new drive to promote its core value of only supplying Fairtrade products, including coffee, tea and sugar, ethically sourced from farmers in Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic and Malawi. Reflecting this core value, brand communications will centre on the theme '100% Fairtrade in Everything We Do'."

 

Designed by Shelly Liew

Country: Malaysia

CRISP

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This sneaker grooming kit designed by Stacia Starkes takes inspiration from nature and urban city life. A substrate of kraft and wood is cut through with diagonal black lines and overlaid with dimensional type. 

 

Designed by Stacia Starkes

Country: United States

A BAG FULL OF NATURE

CONCEPT

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A bag full of Nature is an organic vegetable brand which represents nature from inside paper bags. Printed with illustrations, these bags are environmentally aware with resealable zippers that allow the product to maintain its freshness.

Designed by: Kahyun Kim and Anu Salumaa 

Country: France

BLOOMING CHOCOLATE

CONCEPT

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Blooming Chocolate, designed by Connor Davey, brings sustainability into action. A chocolate box that serves two purposes: to store and create. Colorful seed-infused patterns serve as identifiers for flavor testing, and once the dessert is consumed, can be torn into pieces and used to plant that very ingredient."A range of different flavor chocolates packaged in biodegradable seed infused card. The mint chocolate pack when planted grows mint, the orange chocolate grows an orange plant, the rose infused chocolate grows roses and the chili chocolate grows a chili plant."

 

Designed by Connor Davey

Country: United Kingdom

LALA SOAP

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Lala Soaps designed by Frankie Zek have a feminine touch with light-hearted floral patterns. Hand drawn, the design is a direct reflection sensationally to the product folded inside as it is likewise soft, airy, and fresh.

 

Designed by Frankie Zek

Country: United States

PACK AND PADDLE

STUDENT

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Designed by: Becca Ray 

Country: United States

FRUIT TOILET PAPER

CONCEPT

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"Many companies and stores throughout Japan give a roll of toilet paper to customers as a novelty gift to show their appreciation. The Fruit Toilet Paper has been designed to wow customers with its cute style, perfect for such occasions. There are 4 designs to choose from: Kiwi, Strawberry, Watermelon, and Orange." 

Designed by Latona Marketing Inc.

Country: Japan

KAYAK CAFE

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Designed by Stacia Starkes

Country: United States

SWALLOW TAIL

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Swallow Tail's vibrancy will have anyone stopping in their tracks. Designed by Brianna Boland, chocolate bars, wine bottles and jam are in bloom with an abundance of flowers set for a picnic in the park. The overall design is whimsical and dainty, targeting women particularly in their early 20s.  

Designed by: Brianne Boland

Country: United States

LULL

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Designed by: Marcelo Siqueira / Rafael Rudnicki

Country: Brazil

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