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Buoytle / Swimming safety&teaching


BUOTYLE is a package design on plastic bottles that combines a water bottle with a buoy cleverly. The cover of BUOTYLE is made of low-cost and tough materials(pp and pvc). The red and yellow color on the cover could be conspicuous in the water. When using, users can tear off the red label along the dotted line to get a “string”.
Therefore, they can tied many BUOTYLEs with these strings and finally make a row of low-cost warning buoys.
Meanwhile, there are relevant swimming tips written on the label to enhance users’ safety awareness when drinking the water and making the buoys.



Beijing, China

Xinli Wei,
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

Rui Xi,
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

Qiu Jin,
Carnegie Mellon University