PET bottle purses by zitta schnitt PET bottle purses by zitta schnitt
nov 13, 2012

PET bottle purses by zitta schnitt

‘PET bottle purses’ by zitta schnitt

 

 

conceived by vienna-based designer zitta schnitt, the ‘PET bottle purse’ consists of two pieces of PET bottles and a zipper. the transformed item of daily use allocates a new place in its usage, becoming a companion for everyday life.

 

 

PET comic

 

 

PET family

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

  • nice idea!!! will try to make it!

    fraro says:
  • These PET bottle purses have been around for years…originated most likely in Brazil. Its not a new idea. They are all over flickr, etsy, and blogs, and made by many people. They have even been printed up in craft magazines…including “Family Fun Magazine…a Walt Disney monthly publication. Its on their website too. clever yes, great ideas for recycling YES. But new innovation? Nope.

    Mary Anne Enriquez says:
  • This is an open source design project, it should be accessible for all and as long as plastic bottles are produced it will be present. Instead of buying a x-mas present this year, you could make one easily by yourself, therefore download the instruction tutorial here: http://www.zittaschnitt.com and make someone happy!

    By the way, Walt Disney never asked for permission publishing my idea, either they didn’t credit.

    Zitta Schnitt says:

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