Unsupported browser

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Sign up for an Award

Participate with your entry in one of our professional or student awards.

Sign up for an award

Sign up for a Profile

Create your own profile and publish it in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.

Sign up for a profile

Learn more:

iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE (free of charge)

Present your project for free and win your share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

Publish your project

Cactus / Food storage

Cactus
Cactus

The Cactus is a hybrid kinda appliance, one that moves from a freezer to a refrigerator to a food warmer. Consider it as a food storage box that keeps your eatables either warm or cold, depending upon the requirement. Designed for use in nuclear households, the appliance goes against the typical principle of conducting heat from the outside to cool the inners of a fridge.

As a heat box, the temperature is maintained at 55 degrees C, which is ideal for thermal insulated for food. The frozen foods section accommodates up to three pizza boxes and the beverage compartment has been designed keeping standard bottles and cans in mind.

University

Samsung Art & Design Institute

Samsung Art & Design Institute
Seoul, South Korea

Yeon Tae Kim,
Samsung Art & Design Institute