Sustainable Sand Packaging

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Sand Packaging sounds like an oxymoron, but the Barcelona-based studio Alien and Monkey has made it reality. Turning to the beach for a sustainable way to present small gifts, they chose to work with sand because it is an evocative, tactile, and renewable material. Fashioned into rectangular boxes with a stylish diagonal groove, sand is aesthetic as well. The product design features a hardened exterior, a stopper, and an interior cavity with loose sand and room for a bauble.

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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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