3. Kichin
 




Kichin / 2017
Pratt Institute Jil Berenblum, Pheonix Li, Esther Chang, and Anna Lu 

 

A material made from organic waste, Kichin looks to live harmoniously with nature. By using ingredients that are usually discarded, Kichin creates a collaboration between different industries and people—all while being strong, consitent, and biodegradable material.



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Process: 
Tests were done parellel between orange peels and chitosan before combined. 
 

Tests with orange peels and water

Tests with chitosan, vinegar, and water.

      Tests with orange peels and chitosan. 



Kichin:




Can be sanded and cut on a band saw after being molded. 







Exhibitions:
Presented at MOMA for the biodesign challenge in 2017 and Wanted Design 2018.

Mark