EGG6 is a packaging design for eggs. The spiral-shaped cuts on the board work like springs in a mattress, providing a soft and elastic support to the eggs inside of it. Both the lid and the tray have spiral buffers to alleviate the bumps and shakes that may happen in transport. A 1:1 model is made and tested viable.
Sichen Sun, designer
This package is produced by punch forming cardboard. This process provides maximum reliability while the use of a singular, cheap material makes for an overall minimal cost. This 'mattress for eggs' utilizes the properties of paper for the structure in a playful way.
Loose spiral line cuts within the design are tighter, stabler and harder while light spiral lines cuts are lighter, softer and more elastic. I therefore made the tray with tight cuts to hold the weight.Both the lid and the tray work as buffers to alleviate the bumps and shakes of the egg box.
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