Traditional Baskets Woven From Biodegradable Plastics

Traditional Baskets Woven From Biodegradable Plastics
Design

Rachel Griffin showcased a line of plant-based handicrafts at Dutch Design Week.

Sam McNerney
  • 26 january 2012

Hand crafted materials and industrial produced goods typically do not go together. But designer Rachel Griffin is thinking outside of the box. Last week at Design Academy Eindhoven, as part of the Dutch Design Week, Griffin showcased what she has termed “Trade Union.” She used an industrially produced and starch-based plastic known as Solanyl to make a series of hand woven vessels. According to one website, Griffin explains that:

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