3 p.m. rolls around. You had an entirely unreasonable lunch of pulled pork sliders instead of that salad you should have ordered. You’re closing in on comatose and struggling to keep your eyes open as you wish someone would just finally Clockwork Orange you already. You drank two pots of coffee this morning and you’re not going back down that road. Maybe you’ll reach for that Red Bull now?
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Maybe because it scratches that persistent OCD itch, but there’s something deeply satisfying about looking at layers of food in jars. From the very first moment images of mason jars crammed with intricate layers of grains and greens started popping up on Instagram, foodies everywhere dropped their flat-Earth images of dressed-down kale and cranberries for all things Ball.
You’re working for a company that wants to take a meaningful and progressive stance on campus rape culture. You create a line of well-intentioned condoms that you give out for free at college universities with the goal of starting a dialogue about how to ask for consent before having sex.
What could possibly go wrong?
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.
Henry’s Original prides themselves on being farmers first and foremost, and their heirloom cannabis is grown under the strictest of standards. When it came to designing the packaging for the brand, they wanted something that reflected their folksy nature as well as the superior quality of their product.