Noticing that a lot of retail shipping box designs require layers of tape and serious tools to get into them, Pratt student Chenchen Hu developed the Corner Pack. Designed as a packaging system that has labels that are easy to read and flaps that are equally as easy to open, what gives this design its edge is a unique folding shape.
Although the boxes look fairly conventional and rectangular, the design is varied slightly to include flaps and folds that mean the box can be assembled without the need for extraneous fasteners. When it comes time to open up one of the Corner Pack cardboard boxes, it's as simple as lifting the topmost triangular flap to reveal the contents inside. In addition to being easy to open, this design also makes it apparent which end should be facing up. -- Laura McQuarrie
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