A Designer’s (Half) Dozen

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Gil Rodrigues’ egg crate began as an assignment for one of his classes at the University of Porto in Portugal. The design protects half a dozen eggs in hexagon of soft cardboard. Relying on interlocking grooves cut from its geometric shape, the packaging holds together without glue and opens like a present.

 

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Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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