The design challenge was to remove the storage of the object by creating a decorative piece that can be displayed on the table: it stands as a ghost on the surface when it is not used, and when the hot pots are put on the 'gasper pad' it stretches down and outward decresasing its occupation to a flat cushion.
It's a simple to use item and brings a flexible language and form. It's made of silicone which is heat resistant (40 - 230 ℃), high ductile, high density, easy to wash, non-toxic and recyclable material.
Rather than just being faux-meat, Mamu is different. It's a mushroom-based meat alternative that's getting its launch in restaurants so that chefs can test its versatility. Flora Tsapovsky investigates.