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(Pics) Morning’s Coffee Grounds Make Afternoon’s Ashtray

(Pics) Morning’s Coffee Grounds Make Afternoon’s Ashtray
Design
Janice Chow
  • 19 august 2009

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Disposing cigarette ashes in a tray filled with coffee grinds is a common habit in Japanese culture because the coffee absorbs the smell of cigarette ash. Japanese designer Ryohei Yoshiyuki embraced this idea and designed a simple ashtray made out of used coffee grounds.

[via Dezeen]

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