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Little Foam Moving Men Put A New Face On Reusable Packaging


Cushion-san reusable packaging by Japanese designer Masashi Sano protects fragile housewares, artworks and other delicate possessions just as well as plastic packing peanuts. Unlike the latter, however, you'll want to keep these cute foam cutouts around for your next moving experience.

Made from polyurethane foam, these small but strong miniature moving men are sold in packages of 12” by 8” sheets that break apart into 60 pieces. Choose from black, white, blue, aqua, yellow and pink... or get them all so you can mix & match at moving time!

Masashi Sano designed these anthropomorphic packing peanuts (or popcorn, if you're allergic to peanuts) to be “an eco-friendly way to send packages.” His reasoning was that cushioning that looks good, and not just works good, will make those who use it want to save and re-use it.

Less might be sold because of that but on the bright side, less waste ending up in landfills is worth a few lost sales. Cushion-san (“Mr. Cushion”) Reusable Packaging sheets can be purchased at the brand new Spoon & Tamago online shop priced at $8.00 per sheet, though at the present time only white, blue and pink are available.

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Steve Levenstein
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