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The First Super-Automatic Wine Appliance: Plum
To date, there is no wine appliance as advanced as the forthcoming Plum system. The fact that Plum is a temperature-controlled storage unit for two 750ml bottles (which are both kept at separate temperatures) is just the start. When one places...
CULTURE
Grundig and the Future of Food, Design and Interaction
When it comes to designing and engineering household appliances, one of the most significant issues is energy and water consumption. But the waste of other precious resources (like food) is also the driving force behind Grundig's most recent projects...
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Styler Clothes Steamer
Regardless of the time of day you set aside for ironing, the very act is perceived of as a hassle by most. Anyone who has transitioned to a steamer knows the value there, but with LG's Styler, more is at play. Not only does the system gently reduce...
FOOD_DRINK
Electric Kettle
If you hadn't noticed, MUJI's US online store has been down for the past few months while undergoing a complete overhaul, meaning the only way to get your dose of quality, affordable Japanese design was to go brick-and-mortar. It's finally up and running...
DESIGN
Inside Kohler's Century-Old Wisconsin Factory
There's a great number of things we interact with on a daily basis that are too easy to assume have been made by machines. Take, for example, toilets, sinks and bathtubs. These steel, porcelain and brass pieces of industrial design are so commonplace...
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Custom Single Group Espresso Machine
With a name like Slayer, you know the Single Group Espresso Machine, a compact version of the original, isn't messing around. This is a sophisticated mechanism for better coffee and also a labor of love by its makers, who created a customizable fantasy...
FOOD-DRINK
Refuel Propane Monitoring Tool From Quirky
Few things ruin a party's vibe quite like a broken BBQ, especially if the issue is something as simple as a lack of propane. To monitor your grill's fuel level, the collective of clever minds at Quirky recently released the Refuel smart propane tank...
TECH
Breath Ultrasonic Humidifier
Like most seasonal and sporadically used home appliances, the humidifier is hardly something for showing off when not in use unless you've invested in one of Japan's streamlined designs like the Middle Colors or Plus Minus Zero. Hitting the US market...
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Quooker Fusion
Quooker's Fusion tap combines the benefits of a Dutch water boiler tap with a normal sink faucet for an all-in-one water dispenser. Turn the knob for regular hot and cold water, or give the handle a double push and a twist for immediate boiling water;...
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Nespresso U Espresso Maker
Perfect for small-space dwellers, the Nespresso U Expresso Maker not only brews espresso pods with a single click, but the individual components can be moved around to adapt to the smallest of countertops.
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Dual Boiler Semi Automatic Espresso Machine
Breville's Dual Boiler Semi Automatic Espresso Machine delivers with every shot, allowing you to produce coffee shop quality beverages in the comfort of your own home. The sophisticated machine is simple to use and eliminates any bitter vibes with...
FOOD-DRINK
Nomiku
by Irvin Slobodskaya Sous-vide cooking is a time-tested, 300-year-old method in the culinary world, enjoying somewhat of a resurgence among today's molecular gastronomist chefs. The remarkably simple process—it works by vacuum-sealing foods...
DESIGN
Happy Homes
Advertorial content: Nest, maker of the Nest Learning Thermostat, has only just begun implementing their larger vision of creating happy homes. By reinventing a nondescript household necessity to make it a beautiful centerpiece of the home, Nest...
FOOD-DRINK
DesignMarch: Meaningful Kitchenwares
From model Elettra Wiedemann's Goodness pop-up restaurant at Hotel Natura to the recently-developed products showcased around Reykjavik, new ways to work with food was at the forefront of Icelandic design at this year's DesignMarch fair. Young designers...
CULTURE
In-Store Gifts
While off-the-radar boutique goods tend to make for more unique gifts, they may be hard to come by at the last minute. For the shopper still seeking something special, we've culled a range of eight items from our 2011 Holiday Gift Guide that can be...
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DeLonghi kMix Coffee Maker
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Dyson Hot
James Dyson has been turning appliances into art since launching his bright pink G-Force vacuum cleaner in 1983. Never ceasing to innovate, the eponymous line has grown to include several styles of vacuums, hand dryers, fans and now, a heater...
FOOD-DRINK
DeLonghi kMix Collection
We recently checked out the colorful new line of appliances from DeLonghi first hand. A nostalgic feel combined with the bold hues of today initially brought the kMix Collection to our attention; the intuitive controls and ease of use kept us interested...
DESIGN
Aroma Mortar and Pestle
The mortar and pestle is one of the most ancient utensils in the contemporary chef's arsenal, and Eero Aarnio has given the classic grinder a makeover. Using smooth, playful curves reminiscent of his popular '67 Ball Chair, Aarnio redefines the...
FOOD-DRINK
ToastaBags
A game-changing food invention that just about rivals sliced bread, ToastaBags provides a mess-free method for making a sandwich toasted to perfection. This child-friendly product is ideal for those with an affinity for sandwiches that ooze with...
DESIGN
R2B2
StudioMontag, an open association of product designers and students who met at Germany's Bauhaus-University Weimar, share an interest in transforming daily life into something incredible. A brilliant illustration of their creative thinking, the...
FOOD-DRINK
Pixie
For no-fuss espresso, Nespresso's straightforward operation and effortless cleanup make their machines the maker of choice for many homes and offices. The Swiss company recently made it even easier to get a fresh brew in just seconds with its Pixie...
FOOD-DRINK
A Guide to Prosumer Espresso
Whether you're a daily dripper or a post-dinner sipper, your preferred roast does play an important role in the espresso. But in the end the most important key to a great shot is the consistency. How do you maintain a perfect balance every time...
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American Streamlined Design: The World of Tomorrow
With a focus on the curvaceous forms and clean sleek lines that characterized design in post-depression America, the exhibit "American Streamlined Design: The World of Tomorrow" next visits the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, OK, following presentations...
FOOD-DRINK
Gifts for Food Lovers
Among the food-focused items in out 2010 Holiday Gift Guide we've selected ten stand-outs including some highlights from the Cool Hunting for Gap Pop Up shop—where we're having an event dedicated to this favorite topic. For those in NYC, stop...
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