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Karim Rashid Collection - Gorenje

February 13th, 2019, 10:35 am

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February 14th, 2019, 2:57 pm

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February 14th, 2019, 4:13 pm

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Fun collection. I think this might be CMF only, which is totally fine of course. I think there can be more of spectrum in countertop appliance beyond stainless boxes (BTW, not knocking stainless boxes, I love them, just saying it would be nice to give people choice)

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February 14th, 2019, 4:51 pm

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I wondering how long you could live with it?

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February 14th, 2019, 5:12 pm

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Yah, Dan, it seems like it would have a pretty niche appeal. I could see it for young women post college, maybe moving into their first apartment as almost a set. But even in a limited demographic it would probably be a small psychographic profile that this would appeal to. As a limited run CMF with a tightly controlled retail roll out it could work to bring attention to the line which could also be sold in white/black/grey.

Remember how Williams Sonoma used to do their cross brand color roll outs in the early 2000's. I don't think I've ever seen a retailer do that again since.

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February 14th, 2019, 6:36 pm

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I wonder if something like this limits itself even more than normal because i think it only really makes sense if you buy all of them. If you only get 1 I am not sure what else in your kitchen would match.

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February 14th, 2019, 9:34 pm

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seems like the toaster, kettle, and microwave could be a set. The standing scale can stand alone (not really in the kitchen set is it) and I wonder if this user has a use case for the small kitchen scale?

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February 15th, 2019, 4:47 am

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I agree, this would appeal to a small audience of people who want to go for this kind of aesthetic as the main interior theme. But I like the idea of adding a lot of color to devices. For the rest, it looks like some Chinese team aimed for a minimal product design with Karim adding his cool patterns. I like it but after just deciding on a kitchen and bathroom for our new house also realize that using a lot of color and pattern requires very smart decision making...
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February 15th, 2019, 4:48 am

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Of his recent work, I like this one better. Recycled acrylic and polyester.
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February 15th, 2019, 7:35 pm

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It's fun to see some appliances with bold colour, but the kitchen that these fit into would be very very niche. Kitchen appliances in solid bright colours do exist but I think these rainbow patterns would be really straining to look at after a short time.
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