Cup integrated in re-usable water bottle

by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-07-16 11:43:06 UTC
Sustainability Aspects: Reducing the consumption of single use water bottles by offering a added value solution of integrating a cup in the bottle

The dopper

The Dopper bottle won a red dot award because with their “clear, contemporary design, Dopper is a convincing ambassador for sustainability”.

Dopper is a re-useable water bottle consisting of a bottle with an integrated drinking vessel. The app shows where to get a free re-fill of drinkable tapwater. The plastic is plasticizer free. All the components are replaceable with spares to extend its life

The design of the Dopper is done by crowd design
Water is for everyone and so everyone got to submit a design for the perfect reusable water bottle. On January 3rd, 2010, a design competition was organized and on March 22nd the winner was announced. The creative network of the Harlem Legacy served as judges.

The requirements for the bottle were:
- sustainable
- easy to clean
- the name had already been determined: Dopper

The top-10 designs for the Dopper

From drop to canteen
Around 100 designers submitted their idea and ten of these were selected for further study. Did they meet the requirements? Did the shape match the name? Rinke van Remortel was most successful in his interpretation of the design assignment. His Dopper had Dutch design style, the perfect shape and the right philosophy: we had a winner!

Water on a pedestal
The white cap turns into a cup when you turm it upside down and places water on a pedestal, according to Rinke. This philosophy matches the goal perfectly: having access to clean drinking water is a luxury. Rinke was awarded with everlasting glory. Glory that is now spreading across the globe, with retailers from Germany to the US! His name is on every Dopper.

Designer: Rinke van Remortel
Manufacturer: Dopper
Category: reduce bottled water consumption


The dopper
Design sketches Dopper
The dopper
by Rinke van Remorsel

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