Packaging the Future: Edible Wrappers, Containers and Bags (Yum?)

December 5, 2012 by  
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Here at Inhabitat we’ve been hoping for, and advocating, biodegradable packaging for years, but now designer entrepreneurs are thinking even bigger; how about packaging one could actually consume? Turning what was a waste product into something that could actually confer nutrition (and would degrade quickly if uneaten), could make litter a thing of the past. Several companies have been working on edible packaging over the last couple of years, and as the idea moves closer to reality, Time magazine even called it a ‘game changer’ for 2012. Read on for a look at the state of the art in edible packaging! Read the rest of Packaging the Future: Edible Wrappers, Containers and Bags (Yum?) Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: biodegradable packaging , eco design , edible container , edible packaging , edible wrappers , green design , green food packaging , healthy food , molecular gastronomy , Monosol , packaging the future , Perpeceuticals , sustainable design , sustainable food , sustainable food packaging , sustainable packaging , sustainable produce , wikicell

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Thomas Ehgartner Fills a Vienna Studio with 8,000 Books for Conceptual Art Installation

December 5, 2012 by  
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Books are a popular artistic material in the creative world, and here at Inhabitat we’ve shared a variety of inspiring book-based works of art, including a waterfall , a tower , and a house . Now, artist Thomas Ehgartner  has used about 8,000 reclaimed books to create this conceptual installation. Lined up across a floor, the books make up Ehgartner’s “Meaning Minus Truth Conditions” installation, which was constructed within the sculpture studios of the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna . Read the rest of Thomas Ehgartner Fills a Vienna Studio with 8,000 Books for Conceptual Art Installation Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: academy of fine arts vienna , book art , conceptual works , green art , meaning minus truth conditions , sustainable artwork , thomas ehgartner

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