ceramics for breakfast


glide by george watson from uk

designer's own words:

There has been little development of the toaster since the start of the century, whilst other appliances have developed and improved incorporating new technologies and thinking, toaster have remained relatively untouched. When the toaster was first invented eating toast was a social activity that took place on the breakfast table, these days toasters have been relegated to cheap plastic objects hidden away in the kitchen landscape.

This toaster is designed to engage the user, re-invigorating the social context of toasting by questioning everything about what we toast with today. I was also keen to make playful object to be proud of having on your breakfast table. Slip moulded bone china allowed me create this intricate and sculptural form, but also provided the material longevity that I required.

This is a toaster that brings life and joy to a stagnant domestic appliance, and iconic object for the home.

in use

2o.jpg how to use

3o.jpg how it works

  • With less heating elements this would require less electricity?
    Great for RV owners with limited power and less space. I want one.

    Dave Mac
    Nov 24, 2015
  • Has anyone who has left the comments above ever found out where to buy one of these? If so, where and for how much? I’m finding it hard to buy it anywhere online but I WANT IT!

    Amber Sparks
    Jun 06, 2015
  • Brilliant idea. Very sad that it is just a concept and not available.

    Lin N
    Jun 06, 2014
  • Where can I buy one?

    Luci Hill
    Jan 11, 2014
  • shut up and take my money!!!!!

    Aug 03, 2013
  • Do you make an Aussie plug version of this Magnificent toaster?
    Cheers deb

    Jul 07, 2013
  • Sadly, it is a prototype only. I worked with George a few years ago with a mind to developing the concept but I believe he is now working on other projects. A shame as I loved the concept.

    Jun 19, 2013
  • Where can I get one, on line?

    May 14, 2013
  • It’s not american made. I’m guessing europe by the looks of the plug on it.

    May 13, 2013
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