Posted by Rebecca Oram
Jonathan Burt and Jesse Leeworthy have created a chic, innovative new water bottle which not only curbs the inconvenience of fitting a round bottle in your bag but is a reusable environmentally friendly design.
From Melbourne, Leeworthy is a product design engineer who won the prize of 2011 Emerging-Product-Designer at the International Design Awards. Now the pair are campaigning on Kickstarter with their new product. It has already been backed by nearly 5000 people, who have pledged almost $200,000 towards the cause; over 13 times their original goal.
The product comes in three familiar paper sizes A4, A5 and Letter, with a transparent and fashionably slim line form resembling paper; something that has never been seen before. Only 30mm in width, it is ideal for slotting in between books and laptops in your bag when you are on the go.
Made from BPA-free Tritan, a long-lasting and dishwasher safe plastic, the project aims to reduce our consumption of bottled water.
This duo’s original alternative will not only save us money but contribute to saving the planet as well. Set to be on sale by December, there is no doubt that this product should be making its way on to everyone’s Christmas list.