Modern consumer culture is built around newer and better appliances. Since the early 20th century, home life has been defined by household tools that are designed to make necessary daily tasks easier. Though the constant change can sometimes make you feel like you’re on a treadmill, the better examples of technological advancements can indeed make your life better. Here are some of the best new household appliances for your reference.
Your smartphone is something that you almost always have on you, and now you can do even more with it. Companies are now designing appliances, sprinklers, and home security systems that keep you connected and in control of your home. You can now download apps to control just about every aspect of your house. These apps help you to save on your utility bills and keep your home that much safer.
Electrolux, the global leader in home appliances, has recently unveiled the new UltraOne Mini premium vacuum cleaner that offers a perfect blend of form and function in a compact make. The new version of the award-winning UltraOne vacuum cleaner has been launched to commemorate 100 years of innovation. The UltraOne has received the 2010 iF Design Award and the German Plus X Award for “Best product of the year” last year. Weighing in at 4.5kg, the UltraOne Mini premium vacuum cleaner comes with smooth wheels and long cable.
Now is the high time to look beyond conventional manual clocks and dumb thermostats, and adopt elegantly advanced Wi-Fi enabled systems that combine home security with automation effortlessly. Moreover, the modern day home security systems allow you put your home security and climate controls online for your reference. Designed by a UK based industrial designer Steven Burgess, Paladin is one such avant-garde system that uses a range of devices to offer myriad functions like home security, family monitoring, energy management, fire and flood detection and home automation.
With latest home appliances flooding the market in bulk, old appliances are piling up the electronic waste all around the world and affecting the environment adversely. Recycling used kettles, coffee makers and toasters, together with wine bottles and chemistry beakers, designer Gaspard Tiné-Berès, a student at the Royal College of Art London, has come up with a range of home appliances that is not just affordable but also helps in reducing the electronic waste.
If barbecuing is one of your favorite pastimes, but the urban space issues are creating a problem, you need to check out the Element Indoor Smokeless BBQ designed by Joshua Brassé. Designed to address the rising space problem faced by those living in compact apartments and help you get rid of the winter woes, the Element is an ingenious, compact smokeless cooking system. The Element Indoor Smokeless BBQ makes use of either a gas or electric stove element to heat up lava rocks, thereby bringing in the much-loved BBQ flavor to the food. With the Element, you can enjoy the same excitement and flavor as you might expect from a conventional BBQ grill.