Category: Product Design
Name/s: Lara Weller
Medium, Object: Material
University/s: Bauhaus University Weimar
Supervision: Dipl.-Des. Sarah Böttger, Katrin Krupka
"BetaWare is a material made from sugar beet cellulose and molasses that is vegan and honestly compostable. The ingredients are by-products of sugar production. No additional
The material used is already produced and can then be returned to the cycle. "BetaWare" was developed through intensive research and many series of
series of trials and tested on various processes, including successful injection moulding trials. Six products were designed, which can be used in a variety of ways and which
processing methods. In the context of resilient, honest and sustainable design, a sustainable design approach emerged.
Sustainability, resource conservation and regional production are expressed in the best possible way in this work. On the one hand, new materials must be measured against this, but on the other hand, they must also be used in products.
be used in products. The elaborate research is the basis for designing new types of products from this material in a very unique materiality in the future.