Household Appliances Made From Old, Discarded Ones

Household Appliances Made From Old, Discarded Ones

‘Short-Circuit’ is a project by designer Gaspard Tine-Beres, featuring upcycled kettles, toasters, and coffee makers.

Emma Hutchings
  • 21 january 2013

Designer Gaspard Tiné-Berès makes new household appliances from discarded ones, creating minimalistic and recyclable devices. He notes that many cheap appliances are thrown away when their electrical components are easy to fix, so landfill sites are becoming great sources of these components. They can be salvaged for re-use and will no longer be such a major waste problem.

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