Spin: Appliances That Cooperate


A juicer, a can opener, a coffee grinder—ever wonder why every appliance needs its own motor? That was the question Israeli designer Iftah Poran asked himself when he conceptualized Spin, a series of kitchen appliances which make use of the same two-speed motor embedded within a kitchen countertop. Poran’s system saves the need to have individual motors for each appliance- hence it is a more sustainable solution for one’s kitchen and home. All appliances are easily connected to the base unit, facilitating a simple and intuitive use, says Poran, who built Spin at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. We’re waiting for such a concept to motorize our entire life. ::Design Boom