The cup, named the ‘Scoff-ee Cup’, made from biscuit, wrapped in sugar paper and then lined with a layer of heat-resistant white chocolate to keep the coffee hot and the cup crispy, is KFC’s newest product: an edible coffee cup. Edible packaging is a relatively new concept and could significantly reduce the amount of paper or plastic packaging used, especially in the quick-service restaurant where packages or containers that ordinarily are designed to be used once and then thrown away. This type of edible packaging is definitely aligned with the global consumer mind-set in terms of sustainability and simplifying their life. As for the cup itself, it is described, “Once the chocolate lining melts over time, the biscuit begins to soften causing it to melt in your mouth.” Moreover, the cups have been dosed with ambient aromas, including “Coconut Sun Cream,” “Freshly Cut Grass” and “Wild Flowers.” to evoke memories of warm weather, sun and summer holidays — “things that make everyone smile. It is reported, coffee in edible cups will be servered in U.K. stores soon. Not sure when we can try it in North America, looking forward to try it.
This highly modern footballer’s apartment was envisioned by interior design studio ARS-IDEA in the center of Lviv, a city in western Ukraine. To fit owner’s lifestyle and profession, designer changed the planning of the apartment from standard two bedroom to an open plan studio by combining living room with the kitchen and making two small closets to make as much free space without wall as possible. When comes to interior, the numbers on the chair covers in the kitchen are quite unique, which were created according to the numbers on the owner’s and his friends’ football shirts. In the bedroom, the designers placed an open-space room with the bath in the middle. There is a rotatable panel where a TV is mounted. Hence, owner can watch TV when he lay down in the bath or on the bed. There are also many unusual design element like raw concrete on the ceiling, wall height football related poster and lighting fixture.
Upside down planter isn’t special anymore, but how about jellyfish shaped air plant? Using sea urchin shells as upside down planters, LA-based designer and art director Cathy Van Hoang create below little aerial jellyfish. Right species and modeling, these beautiful air plants look just like tiny jellyfish floating in the air. Want to have one? Just hand over to PetitBeast’s Etsy store.
If apple somehow start a lightsaber bussiness, iSaber in this post is probably what they’d look like. 3D modeler extraordinaire Martin Hajek went ahead and designed this iSaber. Designed by Apple in Tatooine, and assembled in Hoth, this fictional energy weapon has been cleverly visualized to include all the telltale design cues of a real Apple product. Called “an elegant weapon for a more civilized age”, it comes with three editions: gold, silver and space gray. No one knows when the iSaber will in your pocket.
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