As part of the creative staff at our business I get tormented and tortured everytime I have to look inside our product boxes. We currently use folded cardboard to keep the products in place and whole through the delivery process.
Since we sell consumer products I have always thought of trying to use something else than cardboard. Our products are almost entirely white and would benefit with some more contrasting material like a dark foam material which would present the product much better. Problem?
Foam is usually in polystyrene or similar which means its made by fossilized materials ergo expensive and hard on mother earth.
But is there any developments in this area? I heard something about biodegradable foams and plastics although that didn’t seem to work very well either. It would be nice to give the unboxer a little more pleasant feeling than cutting his/hers fingers on cardboard.
Do any of you have any opinions, suggestions or seen something cool? I would be happy if you shared it with me.
imagine if you could package your product in aerogel:
That would be a nice and innovative thing to do, unfortunately its very expensive and shatters when too much force get applied to it.
Aside from that, any oberservations or tips are very welcome.