POLY
recycled plastic cutting board
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3 Months
GROUP PROJECT: Casey Ferrara and I
ROLE: Industrial Designer, Graphic Designer
OBJECTIVE:  Design a housewares product based upon an ethnographic research study. Manufacture 10 of these products to be sold at the OSU Design Winter Market ($10 profit).
CONCEPT STATEMENT
+  Poly is a cutting board made out of 100% recycled plastic material. The goal of our product is to serve as a tool when preparing and cutting food while benefiting the environment. Every board is constructed from various reclaimed High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Plastics, such as grocery bags and plastic bottles. By constructing Poly from recycled HDPE plastics, our product is made from the strongest FDA approved plastic available.
MARKET RESEARCH
Observe characteristics of current products on the market - materials, price and size.​​​​​​​
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