Quick Hits Audio: The History of Birth Control Packaging

The first oral contraceptive hit the market in 1960- this is the story of how the packaging evolved and changed an industry.

Medication dispensing means, patent US 3143207 A, / Image: D. P. WAGNER)
Medication dispensing means, patent US 3143207 A, / Image: D. P. WAGNER)

In 1960, the first oral contraceptive hit the market, and its unique compliance necessitated creative packaging. Last week, the popular design-focused podcast 99% Invisible featured a story chronicling the history of birth control packaging. To listen to the full episode and read more, click here.

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