Finnish the Dishes

I wish I’d seen this before we redid our kitchen.

In the 1940s, inventor Maiju Gebhard calculated that the average household spent almost 30,000 hours washing and drying dishes over the course of a lifetime. Machines take less time but still require loading and unloading, cost money and occupy quite a bit of kitchen real estate. Sink-side racks add labor and clutter while taking up space

Source: Finnish the Dishes: Simple Nordic Design Beats Dishwashers & Drying Racks – 99% Invisible

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