Fischli and Weiss would have had a field day with this one. The Moment Candlestick, designed by Lars Beller Fjetland for Hay, has a mechanism to extinguish a candle when it reaches the point of no return—just before the wick burns out. No more fire worries (and no need to gouge out candle nubs with a butter knife).
For more objects of desire, see our posts:
- Object of Desire: An Award-Winning Trash Can from Japan
- Object of Desire: Hinoki Japanese Knives
- Object of Desire: Haapa Ceramics Soap Dish
- Object of Desire: Alice Waters’s Egg Spoon from Permanent Collection