othmar muhlebach: printing your toast othmar muhlebach: printing your toast
dec 18, 2009

othmar muhlebach: printing your toast

design-aerobics participant, othmar muhlebach recently won second prize at the berner design award ’09 with his toaster design ‘printing your toast’.

the toaster looks similar to a desktop ink-jet printer. sliced bread is stacked and fed into the design from the top, it’s then toasted and ejected onto the base.

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  • This is an interesting design. You don’t generally need three pieces of toast at one time; you need them in succession, which this “printer” does.
    The really cool thing here is that you could make it a true “toast printer”. Theoretically you could have a grid of small heat cells instead of a single large heat source: You could upload a design, and the grid would apply heat as necessary to toast the design into the bread.

    Cam Frith says:
  • You could print your day’s agenda on your morningtoast 🙂

    Rob Veening says:
  • Damn, Cam! That’s exactly what I had in mind, I already started concepting it..:S

    vorcity says:
  • Haha, now I completely lost interest after figuring out the product is already exists… see [url=http://www.inseq.net/zuse.html]ZUSE[/url]

    vorcity says:
  • super geek breakfast . .

    hula says:
  • finally! the old monster can be taken away!..supergeek design. love it!

    fasiha says:
  • is this available someplace?

    fasiha says:
  • keren cuk!

    desproyer says:
  • it didn’t say but is the bottom unit a warming tray??

    i especially like how the cord holder warp around thing was designed…. too often thats an afterthought….

    markaplan says:
  • this is just silly

    nobrand says:
  • I LOVE IT! WANT ONE! Get it into production quick! The world needs this!

    Taja Sukarya says:
  • He looked into his iMac and said, “I’m going to transform you into a toast printer” 🙂
    They look the same and the ZUSE project is much more interesting.

    difriri says:
  • In the electrolux 2008 competition, some guy do it something really similar!!!

    andres Felipe says:
  • This is great, they should make the pair version that produce same freshness to make perfect sandwich

    Yg says:
  • This is awesome. Are these just [url=http://www.objet.com/rapid_prototyping/] prototypes [/url], or does the model actually exist for purchase?

    Danielle says:
  • I like this one better than the ZUSE one. This one sits on the table and, importantly, holds a few slices of bread ready to be toasted. It’s more user-friendly for eaters of toast. “Printing” 12×12 matrix images on toast would get old after a while.

    Scott says:
  • i love it. it`s good.

    i need in my office.

    nine_up says:
  • welcom itoast……

    sturm says:
  • How or where I can purchase this toaster live it!!!

    Enelida says:
  • Thisisit! Want one!

    Andreas says:

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