For Lovisa Boucher’s ArtCenter Project, she chose activist company and supplier of outdoor gear, Patagonia. Her soaps and lotion bars come housed in recyclable packaging, a nod to the company’s commitment to sustainability, and wouldn’t seem out of line if they made an appearance near the checkout aisle.
Close your eyes and try imagining a brand like Nike getting into the cosmetics game. It’s no easy task and that’s just what Kim Michelle chose for her Art Center Project. This sporty line of cosmetics feels right at home with the brand, so much so, that we could see ourselves buying a tube of their everlasting liquid lipstick.
For Paul Knipper’s ArtCenter Project, we couldn’t believe his toiletry kits weren’t an actual thing that you get whenever you fly with JetBlue. Complete with hand sanitizer, stain sticks, and tampons, it’s the perfect grab-and-go item when you’re on the move in the friendly skies.
NAM VI is a delightful conceptual take on Vietnamese food products. The design features bold typography and funky yet colorful characters that represent various aspects from Vietnamese folklore and mythology.
For Jodi Chan’s contribution to the ArtCenter challenge, she imagined a line of unisex bath and beauty products as designed by the Ace Hotel. So smitten with Jodi’s conceptual designs, we had to ask ourselves if we would really be all that surprised finding these products in the bathroom of the Ace Hotel.
Long known for their blankets and woolen clothing, it’s almost hard to imagine Pendleton jumping into the realm of fragrances and skin care. However, Daphne Huang’s ArtCenter project does just that, imagining an entire men’s line complete with beard oil and cologne. The rustic yet refined feel of her design feels as warm and inviting as one of Pendleton’s Big Lebowski styled Westerly sweaters.
Radmir Volk created the clean, minimalistic packaging for Valkovskaya, a conceptual line of cosmetic products. Whitespace allows for the design to breathe, producing an elegantly simple effect on the overall design solution.
For Zeke Wattles’s contribution to the ArtCenter Project, he took the idea of Netflix and Chill to the next level by creating a whole line of sexual care products, from personal lubricants to massage candles.
Zihang Jiao has come up with the conceptual packaging for a nature-inspired paint brand, Penito. The project is inspiring in that it incorporates sustainable materials in order to drive home an overall organic quality.
Who doesn’t love a good old fashioned board game? Especially one that is absolutely adorable! Isidora Tomic and Katarina Kukolj designed “Sweet Tooth,” a conceptual game that is a way cuter version of “Snakes and Ladders.”
Care about where your food comes from? While knowing where your foods come from is a great choice, it’s not always as convenient—which is why Gabriela Fariña developed this concept for a vending machine stocked with fair trade items. Images of fresh fruits and veggies help the consumer feel connected to each product, and the font choice feels down-to-earth and welcoming.
Sometimes it’s nice to just order something off the menu, but other times it’s more fun to create something of your own. Born2Be is a restaurant concept from Endika Gómez de Balugera, Estela Vela and Pablo Berges that puts a high value on personalization and sparks fun and creativity.