11 May '11, 12pm

Inside Method's Method of Design

Inside Method's Method of Design

Packaging design is a central focus of Method's product development process. We take pride in designing beautiful, function-oriented and durable packaging. But how can the packaging design process be used to address the impact of producing millions of plastic bottles each year? With impacts on energy use, carbon emissions, and downstream waste creation, how can we take a page out of "Cradle to Cradle" and make our packaging footprint a positive one? Method's focus on packaging design started early. In 2001, the co-founders Adam Lowry and Eric Ryan penned a "Hail Mary" email to Karim Rashid, one of the best-known and respected industrial designers in the world. They asked Rashid to redesign some of the world's most ubiquitous products: dish soap, hand wash, and surface sprays. To their surprise, Rashid wrote them back. He came on as Method's chief creative officer, tasking ...

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