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

This song has taken up residence in the back of my head for days now, so I thought I would let it infect the poor souls who read this site.

I heard it on the latest episode of the fantastic Welcome to Night Vale podcast, which everyone should listen to all the time.