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Wikkelhouse

For the last 4 years, Dutch design company Fiction Factory have been designing, creating and perfecting the Wikkelhouse, made from cardboard. It all started with a modular shape. Large roles of corrugated cardboard are used to create the house. The cardboard receives a coating of eco-friendly adhesive, then it is wrapped around a full-sized frame, 24 times. The process is quite impressive. The final touches include a waterproof coating and wood paneling to protect it. The house is modular so can be built in under a day and be any size

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Google Cardboard – Virtual Reality

Google, making virtual reality simple, fun and affordable. Earlier in 2014, Google launched their virtual reality venture and slowly app developers and tech companies are joining in. Google Cardboard brings immersive experiences to everyone in a simple and affordable way. Whether you fold your own or buy a Works with Google Cardboard certified viewer, you’re just one step away from experiencing virtual reality on your smartphone. From the site you can purchase your cardboard viewer from US$15 but they also have versions up to $120 depending on your budget. Searching the

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Thinking Inside the Box

It’s a tradition that dates back to the 1930s. Every new mother, regardless of background or income, gets a baby box from the government. The box contains a stash of supplies – bibs, bodysuits, nappies, a sleeping bag, outdoor gear, bathing products – as well as a small mattress. Putting the mattress in the bottom of the box creates the baby’s first bed. It has been credited with helping Finland achieve one of the world’s lowest infant mortality rates. Three fathers in Finland set up the Finnish Baby Box Company in

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Cardboard Packaging

Packing should be simple, smart and stunning to look at. We currently have a few favourites that we are loving at the moment. With the right graphic and industrial designer, we can help you find an economical solution to your product packaging. From unique forms and striking graphics, to detailed components and storytelling, to pure function and modern aesthetics, to clever and fun, And one-off, bespoke pieces: The Branded team can help execute your ideas! If you have a packaging project in mind and need a team to help you bring

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