Fast food usually gets a bad rep: it’s fatty, bad for you, and wastes a lot of packaging and resources. But what if fast food style packaging was put to more sustainable use? Packaging has been used in eco-friendly ways by designers before, either by upcycling plastic packaging or making a product’s outer packaging multi-functional. Now Deda Designs, a boutique design label based in Israel, is finding ways to use recycled fast food packaging to house its limited edition, handmade fabric products. Thereby making it easier for the fish-themed kitchen towel (pictured above) to masquerade as a tuna fish sandwich.
All of Deda Design’s products are handmade with great attention to detail. “We believe that the work that we put into a product is perceived by whoever looks at it, and so we enjoy investing great attention towards every line and seam,” the designers write.
Deda Design’s line of kitchen products are characterized by colorful and original graphic illustrations. The inspiration for these images comes from old world illustrations, such as embroidered napkins.
A bamboo cutting board is also part of the kitchen collection, and that material was selected for its sustainability. In addition to being a quickly renewable resource, bamboo is also antibacterial – making it a great choice for a cutting board.
:: Deda Designs
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