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Sapling Cup / Cup

Sapling Cup
Sapling Cup

Sapling Cup is a cup that projects 3D images of a sapling. It reminds people to drink water in an intuitive and emotional way. According to the health indicator proposed by medical experts, it is better to drink 8 cups of water a day (about 2000ml). However, the reality is that many people often cannot remember to drink water. Sapling Cup reminds people to drink water through its 3D projections of a sapling. The sapling will become withered and yellow if you drink less water. On the contrary, it becomes vibrant and lush green after you drinking enough water. Sapling Cup helps people to develop a healthy lifestyle through an interesting way.


Sichuan University

Sichuan University
Chengdu, China

Fan Li,
Sichuan University

Jianfan Wang

Hongyi Chen

Jianjun Luo