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17-06-2008 Recycling the Useless

As technology just keeps on becoming more advanced, items from yesteryear are left behind gathering dust. Designer Chris Dimino has succeeded in creating a new role for many of these appliances, adapting them to become useful modern things. An old typewriter becomes a waffle maker, cooking keyboard shaped waffles, or the base of a functioning vacuum cleaner. It’s not just typewriters that have been given a face lift, with a gas mask shower head and brake drum light sconce, also products of Chris Dimino’s imagination. Check them all out in their fascinating glory.

 



Picture from: www.designhead.net/cdimino/


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