The Picnic Friend

Side view of a Picnic Friend showing the full set unboxed. Top view of a Picnic Friend showing an example each of a fork, knife and spoon. Underside view of a Picnic Friend showing an example each of a fork, knife and spoon. Side view of a Picnic Friend showing the napkins tie with raffia. Side view of a Picnic Friend showing the plates. Underside view of a Picnic Friend showing the base of the plates. Side view of a Picnic Friend showing the bowls. Underside view of a Picnic Friend showing the underside of the bowls. Side view of a Picnic Friend showing the beakers. Underside view of a Picnic Friend showing the base of the beakers. Top view of a Picnic Friend showing the inside surface of the beakers. Top view of a Picnic Friend showing the set nestled into the box. Side view of a Picnic Friend showing the box closed with the front side of the postcard label showing. Side view of a Picnic Friend showing the box closed with the rear side of the postcard label showing. Side view of a Picnic Friend showing the plain back of the box.
Side view of a Picnic Friend showing the full set unboxed. Top view of a Picnic Friend showing an example each of a fork, knife and spoon. Underside view of a Picnic Friend showing an example each of a fork, knife and spoon. Side view of a Picnic Friend showing the napkins tie with raffia. Side view of a Picnic Friend showing the plates. Underside view of a Picnic Friend showing the base of the plates. Side view of a Picnic Friend showing the bowls. Underside view of a Picnic Friend showing the underside of the bowls. Side view of a Picnic Friend showing the beakers. Underside view of a Picnic Friend showing the base of the beakers. Top view of a Picnic Friend showing the inside surface of the beakers. Top view of a Picnic Friend showing the set nestled into the box. Side view of a Picnic Friend showing the box closed with the front side of the postcard label showing. Side view of a Picnic Friend showing the box closed with the rear side of the postcard label showing. Side view of a Picnic Friend showing the plain back of the box.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 005560
Country
Date
2007

Description

A biodegradable picnic set for 8 people made of cassava and potato starch. The set comprises 8 each of plates, bowls, beakers, forks, knives, and spoons, along with recycled paper napkins tied with a raffia bow. The whole set is contained within a cardboard box with a label made out of a genuine old postcard of the Isle of Wight.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer
RE

Inscriptions

moulded: "KU Green" (base)
Dimensions
Width
230mm
Height
245mm
Depth
228mm
Method
Material Note
plastic
biopolymer tableware
PLA
polylactic acid
cassava
potato starch
card box
paper napkins
Colour