There's something to be said for an accessory that negates wastefulness, serves a purpose, and looks this good. Get ready to watch the world welcome another player on the reusable glass bottle field: the bkr Bottle.
The bottles, which are made of glass and covered with a solid, pearlized silicone sleeve, hold 16 ounces and, according to designer Tal Soltz, make a stand against waste, leaching chemicals, and unsightly water-holding accessories.
With a $28 price tag, we might not be grabbing one of these right away (we're more of the 32-ounces-at-a-time folks anyway), but we do like that there's no worry of plastic-related chemicals leaching into the water. This might be just the thing for the office, though. And the design is sweet and simple—vaguely reminiscent of an iPod.
Read more about the bkr and the designer in this interview with Dwell, or go directly to the bkr site.
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(Image: bkr Bottles.)