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HyO-Cup
by Crème

Shortlisted for sustainable design of the year at Dezeen Awards 2019, The HyO-Cup, or the Gourd Project by Crème, is an attempt to create a sustainable alternative to the disposable coffee cup.

These 100 per cent biodegradable cups and flasks are grown from gourd plants and made within inside custom 3D-printed moulds. The vessels come in two different shapes, a flask and a cup. Brooklyn-based design studio Crème uses home-grown vegetables to create the biodegradable cups, which go by the name HyO-Cup. The studio claims that these cups can be manufactured on a mass scale – offering a more environmentally friendly alternative to paper coffee cups, which are typically lined with unsustainable plastic polyethylene.

Designer: Crème
Project: HyO-Cup
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