Recycled Flatscreen Soap Dishes
Designer: Brigitta and Benedikt Martig-Imhof
Tät-Tat, founded in 1994 near Zurich, produces playful design items that charm the eye and delight the mind. The husband and wife design team—Benedikt and Brigitta Martig-Imhof are former teachers who work hand in hand with social work programs and institutions throughout Switzerland and Germany, employing up to 300 special-needs persons. Tät-Tat designs its activities around its workforce’s best traits, and their little mobiles and decorations are very much from the hands of some highly talented people.
Item Description: These unique soap dishes are made of recycled acrylic glass from flat screens dismantled by Dock/Gruppe team at the Solenthaler Recycling facility in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Several thousand tons of electronic waste are dismantled at the facility annually, Tät-Tat has re-imagined and re-purposed this typically discarded material.
Materials: Waterproof special paper, pearl silk, with magnetic stainless steel weight, packaged in a transparent can. Vellum and string.
Dimensions: 65.5" long
Made in: Switzerland