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Structural Engineering

Material Selection







Otherland is a direct to consumer candle brand based in NYC that launched in 2018.  The company experienced rapid growth and acclaim and in Feb 2020 Forbes Magazine stated, “the company has fast replaced Diptyque as the ubiquitous candle du jour”.

Helping a US Candle Maker Lead the Way

  • Otherland’s glass candle was fragile and heavy, but the needed a way to safely present a set of 3 candles. 

  • The packaging required multiple nested components a tight fit for a well-formed unboxing presentation. 

  • Specs required the use of Mohawk papers with various printing and foiling techniques.

Challenges we conquered


  • Otherland hired a leading brand and marketing agency to conceptualize packaging. 

  • That agency's design team contacted us during the concept phase for manufacturing guidance. 

  • We were ultimately chosen to engineer the concept, build and deliver prototypes, and manufacture production.

​When we engaged

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