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Gift Concept for UArctic | Finish Design

University of The Arctic (UArctic)Northgift concept

Finnish/Scandinavian/Arctic Design
Finland is a country of stark contrasts. It has a - strong craft tradition and takes inspiration from nature.It makes a lot of use of form-pressed wood, plastics, anodized or enameled aluminum or pressed steel. Materials are sourced locally, there’s an effort to manage production substainably. Its textile design uses fresh, bold colors and patterns and organic fabrics. It is woven seamlessly into everyday life and. Everyday objects should not only be affordable to the wealthy, but to all. 

Arctic Design is ...
SIMPLE, PURE, FUNCTIONAL, INNOVATIVE, NATURAL 

Sketch for the final result
Final Result
After a long brainstorming session we decided to develop our concept further. And changed the material from metal to wood. Now the globe was abstract and showed its longitude and latitude.
Mockup of the new concept for the globe
Laser cutten wooden pieces
Building the globe
Building the globe
Combining the globe with the candle
Packaging of the globe with the wooden pieces and a soy candle inside
Packaging of the globe with the wooden pieces and a soy candle inside
Layout of the packaging
Concept by Joshua Yiu, Michaela Nerudová, Pip van Esch, Sarah McHutchison, Huong Nguyen

- Video: Joshua Yiu
- packaging concept: Michaela Nerudová, Huong Nguyen
- package design (3D design, mockup): Huong Nguyen
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