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rebirth / Disposable wood chopstick


The ‘rebirth’, a disposable wood chopstick, of new life will start when it plants on the earth after using it. Basically, the ‘rebirth’ is made of a pair of wood sticks, of which size is 18x0.3x0.5 (cm). In the detail, it had a seed in the starch cap, located hand of the ‘rebirth’. Starch cap can be easy to dissolve by amylase and enzyme, and it is harmless to human from non-toxic. Semitransparent green is a symbol of taking a potential energy which rebirths as a plant. Another side of the ‘rebirth’ has a hole, which is possible to combine other chopsticks.


Yeongnam University

Yeongnam University
Industrial Design
Gyeongsan, South Korea

Prof. Lee Byunghak


Kookmin University

Kookmin University
System Design
Seoul, South Korea

Gyeongwan Koo, Eunseck Choi, Seunghan Song