Niko: A Modernist Waste Bin - Core77

This modernist Niko waste bin is by Zurich-based industrial designer Fabio Rutishauser.

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So it takes up way more space than a normal trash can. Holds less material than a normal trash can… No lid, doesn’t fit in most spaces… It will always amaze me people will spend money on…

In general people put garbage cans out-of-sight. This has interesting form and belongs out. What if you call it a magazine rack?

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I like the idea of having a little area that stop scrap paper nicely!

Not a fan. Why not make it the shape of a parallellogram without the sharp edge that excludes owners of wooden floors? You can still call it modernist. There’s plenty of that on the market already in Europe.