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Vax, Kone

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Title Kone
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Designer Rashid, Karim
Manufactured For Vax
Date 2009
Description The Kone hand held vacuum cleaner is the result of a collaboration between Dirt Devil and industrial designer Karim Rashid during the 2000s. This vacuum cleaner has an elegant sculptural form with an illuminating base and is intended to be left on display when not in use. It comprises three main sections, ie. the base, the charging unit and the nozzle and dust collection section, the complete unit forms a pleasing cone shape. The casing is made from injection moulded acrylic. This example is white but other colours were produced. The Kone is retailed under the Vax brand name in the UK.
Accession Number AIBDC : 005954
Dimensions height 460mm, diameter 150mm
Materials plastic, acrylic, PMMA, polymethyl methacrylate
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.
Rights MoDiP has done its utmost to obtain clearance from all IPR holders before adding images to this catalogue, if you believe that any image has been used without permission please contact us on modip@aub.ac.uk.
Method injection moulded
Object Type vacuum cleaner



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