In these years, more and more people realized we shoule protect the natrual. So the designer Diane Leclair Bisson is trying to design the ultimate disposable plate: one that you can eat. Her edible “food nests” are prototypes of edible tableware, made for an exhibition in Milan from tomatoes that have been processed in different ways. The main application, as she sees it, is in fine dining and fancy catering situations, but she’s hoping to develop some that could be used in large school settings (or even for fast food).
Here’s a video that explains the food nest project. It’s dense with generic designer-y terms about “imagining new aesthetics” and so on, but worth a gander: