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may 28, 2011

vizio candle ashtray

‘vizio’ by flusscreativo

designed by italian studio flussocreativo, ‘vizio’ is a candle ashtray that consists of a paraffin wax body, with the wick positioned along the perimeter of the object within the central indentation. once started, the light takes a circular route, following the inner circumference of the candle in order to dissolve the paraffin and give the look of one who kidnapped by the enchantment of fire, stopped to observe its movement. during its hypnotic and suggestive run, the wick melts the wax forming a liquid pool able to hold ashes, foul odor and of course the butts. ‘vizio’ becomes an opportunity to enjoy the habit of a cigarette together, surrounded by a warm and friendly feel. we all agree, smoking is a habit that is harmful to the health, but for those who want the old pleasure of a cigarette, especially together, if you need a moment of relaxation and reflection, ‘vizio’ would be a useful tool.

the wick wraps around the circumference of the candle / ashtray

‘vizio’ comes in a range of colors and can easily be stacked

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘  feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication.

  • Désolé, dégueulas !
    Sorry, discusting !

    Jean-Pierre Pérusse says:
  • sorry, this is a very good idea! i like it!

    rok says:
  • nice workaround! after every party at home there are butts in the candles!

    fab says:
  • As much as I enjoy an occasional cigarette, I wouldn’t want my candle spoiled by ashes!

    mks says:
  • why think of it as a spoiled candle, think of it as a unique work of art

    rok says:
  • where do you buy one!?

    jazz says:
  • paradox: nice smelling candle.. gross smelling cigarettes.. but cool idea i guess. (ps smoking is a gross expensive hobby). (pps, where do you buy one?)

    NewYorkNewYork says:
  • Ahh! The fragrance of burning wax and cigarette butts.

    Milton says:

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