iPod charger and packaging - How can we reduce waste when it comes to packaging? Is it possible to design the packaging to be used afterwards?

This project resulted in a protective casing and charger for an iPod. The case included space for earphones, and was sealed with an instruction manual.
User manual - The user manual is folded around the box containing the iPod.
Final model
Final model
Final model
Inititial idea - Early mock-up of consept: Making the charger smaller so the user can bring it along all the time
2009 iCharge

Make packaging useful!

iPod Charger packaging project.

Sverre Wiik Øberg
Industrial designer - Sopra Steria Oslo, Norway