2018 / Packaging Design / Sustainable Design / Student

POC Seagrass Packaging

  • Prizes
    Gold in Packaging Design/Sustainable Design
  • Lead Designer
    Felix Pöttinger
  • Project Link
  • University
    Royal College Of Art

POC: is a new seagrass-based food packaging material which was designed to extend the reduce foodwaste and reduce plastic packaging waste. The material is made from seagrass fiber and a binder from the extract of the fiber. Due to the antibacterial properties of the seagrass, a bio-composite can be produced, which can be integrated into industrial processes, is biodegradable and could also increase shelf life.

Bio
Felix is a multidisciplinary designer from Germany, based in London UK.
His work is strongly influenced by his passion for experimenting with materials, innovative technologies and manufacturing processes.
He graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2018 and has developed products for some of the leading companies in the design field such as BMW, Nils Holger Moormann, Sony Music Germany, Tim Rundle Studio. His work won various international design awards and was part of various events and exhibitions at the V&A, The Design Museum, MAK Hamburg and London Design Festival.

Photo Credit: Felix Pöttinger