I'm so used to seeing well-designed and -manufactured objects coming from the Netherlands, that this one kind of shocked me. Maybe I just can't get past the sloppy welds or the eye-watering price (€684, USD $730), but this Waste Trolley for civic workers seems woefully underdesigned:
The use cases illustrated in the video make it seem as if no designer was involved in creating this object at all:
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I was stunned to see the poker tool is stored point-up, with the point tilting towards the user along with the cart. And what's up with the tiny latching metal box, how many bottles can that thing hold?
If you're an industrial design student looking for a thesis project, this object is screaming for your attention.
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