Unit Apparel Packaging: Boots (Student Project)

Derrick Lin


Designed by Kaiting Fan, Taiwan.
School: Pratt Institute

Packaging is essential to protect and identify Most products. Once the product is purchased, the package loses value and is often discarded.

This is a wasteful practice and can be addressed Through a thoughtful design process that plans For re-purposing of the packaging.

The aim is to reduce today’s packaging waste by providing alternative package designs that increase and provde reuse. UNIT, the online shoe and accessory store uses its packaging to ship, store and organize their products. This multi-functional packaging system creates a secondary use.

1. Insert triangular structures into boots
2. Slide the boots around the triangular structures
3. Lift the upper tab to provide better support
4. Boots can be held in place by the inner structure to maintain boots integrity