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The Natural Year, A Biodegradable Conceptual Cellphone

Posted by YBMW Staff on January 13th, 2009
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Going green has been the buzzword as of late, so it’s not surprising to find ecological designs such as Je-Hyun Kim’s Natural Year Phone.

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The Natural Year Phone is designed to last only two years before biodegrading and falling apart. As you can see, it is predominately made up of hay/grass with a few key technical components which are all recyclable.

Naturally, the question of its durability comes into question. Can it take a fall? How will it hold up in someone’s tight jean pockets? What happens when you drop it in the toilet after a drunken night of ultimate beer pong? Perhaps this is why The Natural Year phone is purely conceptual as it is highly doubtful of ever being commercially viable.

Source: Yanko Design

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