Playpouch: East Meets West

Design - Packaging - Single


Stephanie Po

Student: Stephanie Po School: York University/Sheridan College Instructor: Albert Ng

Playpouch merges the games of Chinese Chess with Poker in a product that gives users more insight into Chinese culture. The pouch holds all contents and is unrolled into the gameboard, providing a portable, sustainable, and elegant solution to packaging. Included are engraved wooden chess pieces, poker chips, and cards incorporating the Beijing Opera’s four main character types with the four suite symbols subtly hidden. History and instructions are included to provide knowledge and background.