Designer Gaspard Tiné-Berès has created a series of recycled appliances called "Short Circuit" that tackle the problem of excessive electrical waste. The coffee-makers, kettles and toasters are made out of junked electrical components and found glassware from landfills with a main structure made out of natural cork for it’s waterproof, anti-bacterial and insulation properties. Speaking about the project Gaspard said, "Landfill sites are increasingly becoming sources of viable and perfectly working complex electrical and electronic components. Moreover, these same components represent a major waste problem, due to their composite and toxic nature.I'm investigating a business model based on the exploitation of such resources."
Find out more about the project here.
via [It's Nice That]