Rocket & Wink – Gerald "Rocket" Rocketson and Petronius Amund Wink – Hamburg, Germany

Rocket & Wink – Gerald "Rocket" Rocketson and Petronius Amund Wink – Hamburg, Germany

“We realise that we cannot re-invent the wheel, but we can paint it colourfully! Actually, it’s difficult not to use colours because Wink bought 254 tubes of paint at a discount store so they really have to get used up…”

Les M Studio – Céline Merhand, Anaïs Morel – France/Luxembourg

Les M Studio – Céline Merhand, Anaïs Morel – France/Luxembourg

Poetic without compromising their functionality, the objects created by Les M are inspired by and provide a new take on the rituals of everyday life.

Boris Design Studio – Anna Karlsson, Katarina Ivarsson – Hong Kong

Boris Design Studio – Anna Karlsson, Katarina Ivarsson – Hong Kong

Boris Design Studio is a product design studio based in Hong Kong. It was founded in 2009 by two Swedes, Anna Karlsson and Katarina Ivarsson.

The Art Form – Andrew Townsend – London, UK

The Art Form – Andrew Townsend – London, UK

"The Art Form" the name of Andrew Townsend’s latest limited edition publication that is about art and artists. The first issue features artists Ian Davenport, Peter Liversidge, Rana Begum, Dan Baldwin, Michael Reisch and Paul Insect.

Marx Design – Ryan Marx – Auckland, New Zealand

Marx Design – Ryan Marx – Auckland, New Zealand

“Good packaging is idea-driven. Anyone can do a stylised design that follows fads. A good piece of packaging design starts with an idea that reflects what is great/better about the product, and is then complemented by the execution. This is the formula for great packaging design.”

STRELKA – Taipei, Taiwan

STRELKA – Taipei, Taiwan

Growing up in Vancouver, Canada, where DIY culture is a common leisure practice, Richard developed a passion towards tinkering in his free time. When he realised that there are no “design” tools or toolsets on the market, he went to work on making the ToolBook.

Studio Chapeaux – Hamburg, Germany

Studio Chapeaux – Hamburg, Germany

"We Design. Brands & Spaces."

Island Workbench – Amy Kay, Steven Choi – Hong Kong

Island Workbench – Amy Kay, Steven Choi – Hong Kong

Island Workbench is their laboratory of creativity, their workshop for transforming their clashing lifestyles into unique products.

Atelier BangBang – Simon Laliberte – Montréal, Canada

Atelier BangBang – Simon Laliberte – Montréal, Canada

"Innovative packaging and special effects can be very interesting, but not necessarily eco-friendly and functional."

Character – San Francisco, USA

Character – San Francisco, USA

“At Character we believe that the purpose of packaging is to protect a product and display key attributes of a brand. Successful packaging design must be both durable and innovative; and the unboxing experience must evoke a sense of delight, discovery and surprise.”