KOBO pure soy candles

Posted: July 10, 2013

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Client:
KOBO pure soy candles
Design Firm:
Sorted Creative
Designer(s):

Antony Katz

Prepress:
4-color process inks on conventional offset press
Printer:
Excelsior Printing, North Adams, MA
Paper:
Mohawk Loop Antique Vellum Milkweed, 18pt.

KOBO pure soy candles were created by and for those passionate about memorable scents. The SEEDS collection is a truly sustainable endeavor from product to packaging. The environmentally-friendly, hand-poured candles are packaged in fully recycled, biodegradable, FSC Certified packaging manufactured with Mohawk Loop fine paper. The packages are also infused with seeds that will grow a plant representing the scent of the candle such as wild tomato, sweet sunflower, crushed mint, heath lavender, and fresh cut grass.

KOBO was created in 2006 by Junko Kobori. Originally from Kumamoto in southern Japan, she and her husband spent many years traveling the world. Junko was always struck by the scent of each place, and how absent those fragrances were when a photo of a location is viewed. When reminiscing on her travels, the aroma was still very present to her memory. She came to realize that fragrance is one of the key elements to bringing any environment to life, and it is the most often overlooked. Junko began creating scents for her own home that would be as equally memorable to her family and guests as the paintings on the walls, or flavors of the food served. From this the KOBO range was born.

KOBO candles are made of domestically grown sustainable soybeans. This creates the cleanest burning medium and excellent level of fragrance yield. Cotton wicks provide a pure and clean flame. KOBO candles are created using environmentally friendly materials that do not pollute the home.

KOBO candles feature a full line of Mohawk papers. Boxes, labels, candle toppers, as well as other pieces related to this environmental candle/packaging are manufactured by Mohawk. KOBO pure soy candles chooses Mohawk Loop Antique Vellum recycled stock for product packaging.

Why Mohawk?

Kobo candles chooses Mohawk papers for their packaging and product labeling because it is the most environmentally-friendly paper choice and the most visually appealing fine paper available.

Explore the full line of Kobo candle collections here.

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