In 2020, more than 120 billion pieces of cardboard were used to pack and ship items in the U.S. alone. It’s also one of the world’s most successfully recycled materials. New Mind digs into the history, science, and success of the ubiquitous corrugated paper material.
Living Packets designed this collapsible box which can be reused up to 1000 times. A holding mechanism reduces the need for padding materials, and it has a digital lock, mobile tracking, and various sensors. Shipping labels are shown on an E-ink display, and the boxes can be reused by their recipient or dropped off for reuse.
Gazillions of packages are nabbed by porch pirates, especially during the holidays. The Yale Smart Delivery Box solves the problem with brains and brawn. When a package is placed inside, the Smart Cabinet Lock bolts the lid, notifies you, and remains locked until you open it with the Yale Access app, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri.
17 Stories‘ distressed metal bar cabinet has looks inspired by an industrial shipping container. It features a double-decker design that’s ideal for storing bottles of wine and glasses, but really can be used for all sorts of items. Measures 49.2″ H x 28.7″ L x 16.5″ D.
These Air Max 97s (Style 921826-201) feature an Ale Brown, Elemental Gold, and black color scheme inspired by the shipping boxes that show up at our homes all the time. To complete the effect, each one has a barcode built into its sole. Coming to the Nike Store any day now.