The Weather Underground
Founder: Verena Michels
Mentor: Prof. Axel Kufus
funded by: Creative Prototyping - the Berlin startup scholarship at the UdK Berlin
A stylish raincoat made of biodegradable agricultural film.
It presents an unexpectedly shiny visuality from the agricultural underground, with water-repellent and windproof surfaces. The radical thing about this project is the exchange of a petroleum-based material for a much-discussed material that is nevertheless underrepresented in design: bioplastics made from renewable raw materials.