Ahhaproject's Eco Automatic Simplifies Cleaning Dirty Dishes

By: Meghan Young - Published: Aug 18, 2011 • References: ahhaproject & fastcodesign
The Eco Automatic addresses one of the main drawbacks of a dishwasher -- the necessity of loading it before actually turning it on. Although some may scoff at this criticism since there couldn't possibly be another alternative, Eco Automatic offers just that.

A sink and dishwasher in one, the Eco Automatic allows the user to simply place their dirty dishes into the sink for them to get a nice, thorough cleaning without you breaking a sweat. Designed by Ahhaproject, a German and Korean design studio, this dishwasher-sink hybrid relies heavily on a clever rotating mechanism. At the press of a button, a packed sink pivots 180 degrees, disappearing under the counter, while a second sink appears in its stead. A seamless routine is then set into place thanks to the Eco Automatic. Stats for Sink-Dishwasher Hybrids Trending: Older & Chilly
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