Massey University College of Creative Arts Origin
Creative DirectorsTyree Gunn, Rachael Hall, Jasmin Maaka, Neve Linforth
SchoolMassey University, College of Creative Arts, School of Design
LecturerAnna Brown, Stella Robertson
Origin grabbed the attention of the judges by creating a business model concept that sits at the intersection of planet, profits and people. Origin takes a waste product and turns it into an object of functional beauty. At the same time, it provides an avenue for people living in poverty to improve their prospects. Let’s change the world one banana leaf at a time!