itay ohaly: unpacking
itay ohaly: unpacking
may 19, 2010

itay ohaly: unpacking

‘PU’ vase

israeli designer itay ohaly examines the functions of product packaging through his latest ‘unpacking’ project. currently, the main purpose of packaging is to protect the product in transit. here ohaly goes a step further by using packaging as the actual mold for the product. in doing this, it defines and influences the form and surface of the encased object.

the ‘unpacking’ project is divided into two parts which include ‘PU vases’ and ‘PU stool’.

itay ohaly: unpacking ‘PU’ vases are cast into polystyrene molds.

the making of ‘unpacking’

the unpacking process

itay ohaly: unpacking ‘PU’ vases are cast into polystyrene molds.

itay ohaly: unpacking progress shots of ‘PU’ vase as it is seperated from its packaging

itay ohaly: unpacking ‘PU’ vase

itay ohaly: unpacking ‘PU’ vase

itay ohaly: unpacking ‘PU’ stool is cast into a mold made from PU foam which later was partly removed.

itay ohaly: unpacking

itay ohaly: unpacking removal of PU foam

itay ohaly: unpacking ‘PU’ stool

  • how did he make those vases hollow ?

    piet says:
  • i think is like rotomoulding pocedure… [url=] luis [/url]

    luis arrivillaga says:
  • intersting research !

    Bull says:
  • GREAT !!!

    Giedre says:
  • This is brilliant!!! I really like it

    Jonathan says:
  • Good luck there… amazing project!

    yael s. says:
  • Nice idea, congrats

    ilhanda says:

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