Tote Your Picnic Lunch Like An Old-Timey Vagabond
From Fast Company
November 28, 2012 - 5:00pm
Jody Kocken’s Urban Picnic offers a surprisingly stylish new way to eat outside. Sure, dining al fresco might well have to wait until spring’s debut next year, but don’t let that stop you from daydreaming about a tasty meal enjoyed with the sun on your face and the breeze in your hair. In Jody Kocken’s native Netherlands, eating outside is a way of life; for her graduation project from the Design Academy Eindhoven, she ditched the traditional basket and created the on-the-go Urban Picnic. The over-the-shoulder stick and satchel combo is like a clever hybrid of an old-timey hobo’s bindle and an ultramodern bento box. “I was looking for products we only know from our imagination,” Kocken tells Co.Design, noting that most of us have probably never used a knapsack like this. A series of stackable tableware suited to serve two or three healthy e...
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