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The Weather Underground

source: Elina Abdrakhmanova
source: Vlasta Kubusova

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.