Rad Radiators: The Kone Master Does It Again

Rad Radiators: The Kone Master Does It Again

Anthony Nguyen
Mar 10, 2009

Straight from the Museum of Arts and Design, New York exhibit opening later this week, the innovative mind behind the Dirt Devil's Kone vacuum, Karim Rashid, prepares to unleash another storm of household items disguised as contemporary sculpture. But instead of vacuum cleaners, he'll be giving radiators the Karim treatment, and boy, are they somethin' from another universe....

The featured designs are completely varied; from shelving units used to hold bread (and keep them warm!) to bamboo trees made of iron and steel...

Even this beehive-inspired wall piece utilizes a familiar pattern while doubling as an extra-large radiator to warm an office space.

However, our favorite is this odd bulb projection-on-a-stick design that can be either mounted on a wall or placed in the middle of the floor. A truly defining room piece that fully embraces free form industrial design while making it

More can be found via The Museum of Arts and Design.

[via Dvice]

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