The Transparent Tree Toaster by Xu Yan Xiang Holds Slices Like Leaves
The innovative conceptual design is the brainchild of designer Xu Yan Xiang. Transparent nano-electric membranes comprise the toasting component -- the heating element -- of the transparent tree toaster. They mark the toast with a leaf-pattern signature.
Implications - The appliance industry is one where infinite companies that produce some variety of the same product are constantly competing for consumer attention. This has caused a rise in fresh and creative twists on these conventional at-home necessities, which caters to the desire of consumers to feel like individuals and personalize their homes, as well as draws consumer attention towards their product.