Fast Company staffer Meg Miller takes a look at a new range of kitchen appliances designed by Marc Newson, who's portfolio includes the recent Apple Watch. The products will be sold through Australian home goods company Sunbeam.
Although the products are a bit more-low tech than his typical designs, the set still exudes his signature flair-- futuristic minimalism in bright hues, rounded edges, and circular controls. The line will be available for purchase later this month.
Designing pared-down household appliances may seem boring compared to Newson's more fantastical inventions, but for all his space-age aesthetics, Newson has a pragmatic side to him as well. "I was attracted to the job because I'd never designed a kettle or a toaster before," Newson tells the Financial Review about his collaboration with Sunbeam. "They are objects my family uses practically every day."