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Vax, Kurv

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Title Kurv
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Designer Rashid, Karim
Manufactured For Vax
Date 2007
Description The Kurv cordless hand held vacuum cleaner is the result of a collaboration between Dirt Devil and industrial designer Karim Rashid, during the 2000s. It is sold in the UK under the Vax brand name. The vacuum cleaner is intended to be left on display when not in use and has a sculptural form and flowing lines. The injection moulded ABS case has a spray painted metallic finish in a colour described as 'Choco-latte'. The vacuum comprises 3 main sections: the charging base; the dirt cup and the main unit containing the motor. Once assembled, the vacuum is stored in the base unit for a continual charge.
Accession Number AIBDC : 005960
Dimensions height 460mm, diameter 150mm
Materials plastic, ABS, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (outer casing), PP, polypropylene (filter adaptor)
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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