Kitschen Play

Fun and kitschy appliances add to the cooking experiences

Implications - As the aftermath of the recession forces families back into the kitchen, consumers seek ways to make the experience more fun. This has resulted in appliances and products designed to enhance Kitschen Play. Seemingly mundane pieces such as mugs and toasters suddenly receive whimsical makeovers, proving that though home cooking is a better choice in a financial and familial sense, consumers still need the process to be engaging on a psychological level.
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461,554 Total Clicks
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Floating Mug Designs - The Modern Cup From the Floating Mug Co. Collects Drips and Acts as a Coaster
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Warm 25,923 Clicks Pub: Nov 6, 13
Floating Mug Designs
The Modern Cup From the Floating Mug Co. Collects Drips and Acts as a Coaster
This floating mug design is a coffee cup and coaster all in one. The mug is suspended as its handle swoops down to a provide a flat base for any drippings or condensation to collect on. The 8oz cup... [More]
Geography Joke Coasters  - These Reed Willson Design Drink Coasters Have a Sense of Humor
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Average 5,559 Clicks Pub: Nov 27, 13
Geography Joke Coasters
These Reed Willson Design Drink Coasters Have a Sense of Humor
If you’re the kind of person who busts a gut over geography humor, these drink coasters are perfect for you. These ‘Gulf Coasters’ take full advantage of the best form of humor invented since... [More]
Skeletal Egg Shapers - The Skull Egg Shaper by Fred & Friends Makes a Frightful Breakfast
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Average 8,329 Clicks Pub: Oct 21, 13
Skeletal Egg Shapers
The Skull Egg Shaper by Fred & Friends Makes a Frightful Breakfast
Fred & Friends’ skull egg shaper is a fantastic way to make a deliciously spooky breakfast. The ‘Funny Side Up Skull Egg Corral’ is a skull-shaped frame that is divided up so... [More]
Vibrant Gradient Shakers - The Plus Salt & Pepper Mills Bring Visual Spice to Your Supper Table
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Untested 2,484 Clicks Pub: Nov 9, 13
Vibrant Gradient Shakers
The Plus Salt & Pepper Mills Bring Visual Spice to Your Supper Table
It doesn’t take a complicated contraption to apply condiments to your meals, but there is an opportunity to create objects of beauty in the simpler domestic accessories. These Plus Salt &... [More]
Musical Baking Implements - The Cassette Tape Cookie Cutter Serves Up a New Sort of Retro Icon
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Untested 3,037 Clicks Pub: Nov 14, 13
Musical Baking Implements
The Cassette Tape Cookie Cutter Serves Up a New Sort of Retro Icon
Where the baby boomers had teddy bears and toy cars to play with, their children’s generation entertained themselves with more hi-tech items. This Cassette Tape Cookie Cutter is a newer symbol... [More]
Tablet Chopping Boards - The Big Chop Holly Oak Kitchen Board Has an Integrated Tablet Display
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Untested 603 Clicks Pub: Sep 17, 14
Tablet Chopping Boards
The Big Chop Holly Oak Kitchen Board Has an Integrated Tablet Display
The Big Chop Holly Oak is the ideal kitchen board to have in any modern home. This chopping board design comes with an integrated stand that perfectly fits any regular size tablet device so you can... [More]
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