Biodegradable Utensils that Look Like Vegetables (7 pictures)
For her diploma project at the École cantonale d’art de Lausanne in in Switzerland, product designer Qiyun Deng created a beautiful set of utensils and and serving bowls made from bioplastic PLA, a material most often derived from vegetable fats, oils, or starches.
Graft is a series of disposable tableware made of bioplastic PLA revealing its sources materials – the plants.
Texture and form in nature autonomously exist with a function that can be utilized for another purpose. A celery stem for example, serves as handle for the fork; a petal of artichoke then becomes the bowl of spoon. By waking both visual and haptic sensation it brings along a question: Will you throw them away easily?