Designer creates a series of storage products that were used before the fridge was invented.

Cleo de Brabander created her latest series of storage products by initially asking a group of elderly people how they preserved food before the invention of the refrigerator. Her newest collection of kitchenware uses simple traditional methods of keeping food fresh, but with a modern design.

One of the items is a apple-trivet made from rubber that gives enough space for apples to prevent them from rotting quicker. There's also a rubber cheese box with space for sugar, as the sugar is able to regulate the humidity so that the cheese keeps fresher for longer.

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