Godzilla Shaped Sake Bottle

To commemorate the classic series of Godzilla films, Japanese artist Ito Shigeaki sculpted a sake bottle portraying a 1989 redesign of the movie monster (as seen in Godzilla vs. Biollante). The ceramic bottle comes filled with wheat shochu, a Japanese distilled beverage that is “stronger than wine and sake.” The limited edition of 3,000 bottlesContinue reading “Godzilla Shaped Sake Bottle”

Budweiser Introducing Bowtie-Shaped Can on May 6

Beer lovers can see for themselves the new bowtie-shaped can when it becomes available in a special 8-pack on store shelves nationwide beginning May 6. “This can is incomparable, like nothing you’ve ever seen before,” said Pat McGauley , vice president of innovation for Anheuser-Busch. “The world’s most iconic beer brand deserves the world’s mostContinue reading “Budweiser Introducing Bowtie-Shaped Can on May 6”

The Walking Dead Third Season Limited Edition Blu-Ray Case

Anchor Bay Entertainment, McFarlane Toys and AMC unveiled the design of The Walking Dead Season 3 Limited Edition Blu-Ray Set. The set features a replica of The Governor’s walker head aquariums seen earlier in Season 3. As an added interactive bonus, the aquariums can actually be filled with water and comes with five walker headsContinue reading “The Walking Dead Third Season Limited Edition Blu-Ray Case”

Chew On This…Goodbye Bazooka Joe Comics After 59 years

First Twinkies and now this… As part of an overhaul of its logo and packaging, the 65-year-old Bazooka bubblegum is replacing its red, white and blue color scheme and dropping the tiny Bazooka Joe comic strip that’s wrapped each piece of the pink candy since 1953. The new fuchsia and yellow with graffiti-inspired splattered paintContinue reading “Chew On This…Goodbye Bazooka Joe Comics After 59 years”

Creative Packaging Ideas

How many times have you purchased an item strictly based on the packaging? Probably quite a few times. Here are some examples of creative packaging that utilize elements such as striking graphics, attractive colors and unusual shapes that catch the attention of consumers. Rellana Wool NYC Spaghetti Nike Shoe Stadium Packaging To promote the newContinue reading “Creative Packaging Ideas”

MIT’s LiquiGlide Solves Ketchup Bottle Frustrations

A team at MIT’s Varanasi Research Group has created LiquiGlide – an FDA approved surface coating that liberates all of the ketchup, mayonnaise or other condiments from a glass or plastic bottle. The research came in second in MIT’s $100K Entrepreneurship Challenge. Traditionally, there’s still a bunch of food left in the bottle when youContinue reading “MIT’s LiquiGlide Solves Ketchup Bottle Frustrations”

Pepsi Brings Back Michael Jackson In Ads

Today Pepsi Co. announced its deal with the estate of Michael Jackson to use the late pop star’s image for its new global marketing push. The nature of the promotion will vary by country, but will include a TV ad, special edition cans bearing Jackson’s image and chances to download remixes of some of Jackson’sContinue reading “Pepsi Brings Back Michael Jackson In Ads”

Pepsi To Release New Skinny Can

Can a soda can be sassy? Pepsi thinks so. Diet Pepsi will soon be available in a “taller, sassier new Skinny Can” that the company says is a “celebration of beautiful, confident women. The new can — which stands just more than six inches in height — will make its debut at New York’s Fall 2011Continue reading “Pepsi To Release New Skinny Can”

Qrapping Paper

Even terrible gifts are worth opening when they’re wrapped in Qrapping Paper ($20 for 2 sheets) the world’s most interactive wrapping paper. Behind each QR code is an original holiday video that can’t be seen anywhere else. Over 50 in all, turning any gift into a tiny holiday film festival. To view the videos simplyContinue reading “Qrapping Paper”

Tube-Free Toilet Paper

The toilet paper roll is about to undergo its biggest change in 100 years: going tubeless. On Monday, Kimberly-Clark, one of the world’s biggest makers of household paper products, will begin testing Scott Naturals Tube-Free toilet paper at Walmart and Sam’s Club stores throughout the Northeast. If sales take off, it may introduce the ecoContinue reading “Tube-Free Toilet Paper”

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