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Seven Towns Ltd., Rubik

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Title Rubik's cruet
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Manufactured For Seven Towns Ltd.
Date circa 2009
Description A 2000s pepper mill based on the design of a Rubik's cube puzzle which was invented by Ernő Rubik in 1974. The cruet has a ceramic mill which is surrounded by an injection moulded polystyrene case which is styled to imitate a Rubik's cube. The top layer of the case is in two sections. An outer lid which pulls off to allow the mill to be filled with pepper corns, and an inner part which turns to perform the grinding action of the mill. The bottom layer is also removable to reveal the grinder and to allow for adjustment. The cruet was made under licence for Seven Towns Ltd. c 2009.
Accession Number AIBDC : 005948
Dimensions height 57mm, width 57mm, depth 57mm
Materials plastic, polystyrene, PS
Notes Everyday objects, such as those in this collection, are sometimes difficult to research. If you have any information about this object please contact the museum on modip@aub.ac.uk.
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Method injection moulded
Object Type cruet



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