Designs On— Food
Since the 60’s, alongside soaring obesity rates, the average plate size has increased from 9 to 12 inches in the US. Plate reduces the quantity of food intake, while giving the impression of a generous serving. Right side up, the plate is designed to reveal three size-appropriate portions, reflecting the components of a balanced meal — vegetable, protein and carbohydrate. Beneath, it gives information about recommended foods, e.g. less red meat for body health, as well as Earth health (i.e. lower carbon emissions).