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Fast-Food Chain Replaces Burger Wrappings With Edible Packaging - DesignTAXI.com reports that as part of a recent campaign, “Brazil-based fast-food chain Bob’s replaced its plastic burger wrappings with edible packaging.” While the campaign “served as an eco-friendly move … as no paper or plastic wrappings were thrown out,” it was apparently also meant “to demonstrate that people can’t wait to eat the burgers.”
Some earlier items on edible packaging and products here and here, and an exploration of dissolving packaging here. (Needless to say we have done a lot of posts about packaging in general.)
American artist Patrick Dougherty has combined his love for carpentry and nature by weaving together a “ballroom” structure using willow tree saplings. It took Dougherty three weeks to weave 10 tons of tree saplings into formation, using only gloves and a pair of pruning shears. The structure was created with entrances—allowing members of the public to engage with the structure.
Introducing electree+, the striking and functional addition to your home that charges your electronics with solar energy. Part sculpture, part appliance, it challenges preconceptions about the role of artwork by dissolving the barrier between aesthetic and pragmatic. Great idea, and beautifully designed, if you wish to get your hands on one it’s currently being funded on Kickstarter.
We can all be forgetful at times, especially when it comes to annual events like birthdays and anniversaries. Remember Rings take the pressure off by reminding you of your important dates. 24 hours before the big day, the HotSpot on the ring will heat up to 120 degrees for approximately 10 seconds, and will continue to do so every hour, on the hour, all day long (lest you forget again). Sold on Uncrate.