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Design Science Journal
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Designing Across Disciplines: A Graduate Project in Packaging Re–Design

Year: 2010

Section: SYNERGIES BETWEEN PRODUCT AND ENGINEERING DESIGN

Editor: Boks W; Ion, W; McMahon, C and Parkinson B

Author: Lilly, Blaine; Williams, Callida; Gill , Carolina

Section: SYNERGIES BETWEEN PRODUCT AND ENGINEERING DESIGN

Pages: 286-291

Abstract

Packaging design is inherently multi–disciplinary due to the conflicting constraints imposed by users
at every step of the product design and manufacturing process. As such, it provides us with an ideal
case for trying out cross–disciplinary projects in design education. Here we describe a project that
looks at the problems posed by packaging of toys throughout the product life cycle, from inception to
the end of product life. While the genesis of this project was in engineering, incorporating ideas and
techniques from industrial design enabled us to re–think the function of the product package at every
stage, and thus arrive at more creative solutions.

Keywords: Consumer packaging, dematerialisation, cross–disciplinary design

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