A pot design for growing mushrooms from coffee grounds (UPDATE 1)


The pot enables user to grow mushrooms from used coffee grounds and some mushroom spawn (spores or seeds). The form of the pot is inspired from the mushroom shape and the shape is iconic. All of the product is made from recycled aluminum.

Growing mushroom from coffee grounds is a working concept. See the link :

What makes your product bold and innovative?

Sustainable approach of the design is the most powerful side of the product: it is produced from recycled aluminum and it uses coffee grounds to grow mushrooms at your home. So you can drink your coffee without worrying about environment. And you can eat mushroom without worrying about environment.

Which target group is this product aimed at?

The product aims the people who care about environment and who like to grow plants at home. At the same time these people can ben coffee lovers and want to drink an "innocent" coffee which does not harm environment.

Why is secondary aluminum the perfect material for your idea?

Its stiffness and easy production are the main reason for using secondary aluminum. Aluminum being recyled supports my concept because it is sustainable.

Did you use any stock or third party material? If so, please link all stock, fonts and Creative Commons material here:


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