Augenstein_S&T_04

BRAND NAME TESTING

Focused around the word “sundry” [pl. sundries] – various item not important enough to be mentioned individually

Siggy Sundries (siggy = significant)
Sleazy Sundries (because they ‘get around’)
Sundry Stories
Sundries Foundry
Touring Sundries
Savvy Sundries

 

ADVENTURE BOX

Item:
Compass
Rope
Carabiner
Metal / Enamel Dining Ware
Glass Jar (to catch air)

Color:
Tones of Blue (Earthy Grey, Deep Navy)

Box Filler:
Shaved wood shreds
Brown crinkle
Leaves
Grass (fake?)

Instructions:
Geocaching
Build the biggest blanket fort possible
Start an observation notebook on a walk or hike
Go on a “wandering walk”
Whittle a stick
Do nature rubbings in a notebook
Go on a night hike
Catch fresh air in a jar

 

TEA BOX

Item:
Tea Cup
Tea Strainer
Sugar Tongs/Scoop

Color:
Tones of Burgundy (Champaign, Red)

Box Filler:
Finely cut paper slivers
Wide cut tissue paper strips/squares

Instructions:
Try origami
Learn tai chi exercises
Pick up and read a copy of the city’s free newspaper
Take a soaking bath – whatever you find relaxing
Try writing some poetry
Wake up and watch the sun rise
Gather nature and decorate it or with it
Try using something new for loose leaf tea / plant something?

 

FOOD BOX

Item:
Whisk
Masher
Spoon

Color:
Tones of Orange (Coral, Rust)

Box Filler:
Print recipes on craft paper and shred
Crinkle paper

Instructions:
Make a meal for the homeless – deliver and talk with them
Plant something you’d like to cook with
Make something that resembles ______
Cook a meal around a theme
Have a game night and incorporate food into the games
Backwards day, unconventional breakfast, lunch, and dinner foods

 

BOX DESIGN

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SITE DESIGN

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QUESTION(S) / COMMENT

Do I buy brand new objects so that I can send many of the same out? Or buy used unique objects?

I need to figure how to go about printing on the box?

I am thinking about playing around with morphing the impression made by the type in the silly putty and vectorizing it as part of the branding, as well as pressing the lead type into dough, mud/dirt, and tea bag (for the themed boxes/ for the site)?

 

A couple past explorations:

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