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Flower Pot Air Conditioners

The Cold Pot by Thibault Faverie Lowers Temperatures Naturally

— February 4, 2014 — Eco
Winter might still be in full effect, but people could benefit from thinking about how to maintain this cool weather throughout the hot summer months that will soon be upon the Northern Hemisphere; enter the Cold Pot. The Cold Pot is a terracotta container that uses a natural evaporation process to lower the temperature around it.

Designed by Zurich-based independent designer Thibault Faverie at the Ecole cantonale d'art de Lausanne (ECAL), the Cold Pot is not only a bio air-conditioning system, it is also a good-looking one. It forgoes the clunky look of big plastic cooling contraptions for something smaller and more earthy. In fact, guests will most likely mistake it for an empty flower pot rather than an air conditioner.
Trend Themes
1. Natural Evaporative Cooling - The Cold Pot demonstrates the trend of using natural evaporation to lower temperatures, presenting opportunities for innovative cooling solutions.
2. Sustainable Air Conditioning - The eco-friendly design of the Cold Pot highlights the trend towards sustainable cooling options, creating space for disruptive innovation in the air conditioning industry.
3. Aesthetic Cooling Devices - The Cold Pot's attractive design showcases the trend of merging functionality and aesthetics in cooling devices, paving the way for new stylish and efficient cooling solutions.
Industry Implications
1. Home Appliances - The Cold Pot's natural evaporative cooling approach creates opportunities for disruptive innovations in the home appliance industry, particularly in air conditioning systems for residential use.
2. Green Technology - The Cold Pot's sustainable cooling mechanism opens avenues for disruptive innovations in the green technology industry, enabling the development of eco-friendly air conditioning solutions.
3. Interior Design - The Cold Pot's aesthetically pleasing design suggests potential disruptive innovations in the interior design industry, where cooling devices can blend seamlessly with home decor while providing efficient functionality.
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