You’ve seen Van Gogh’s Starry Night on coffee mugs, shower curtains, dog collars, naked Art Freaks and David Lynch’s hair, but how about a HEPA air purifier?
Los Angeles-based RabbitAir makes slim and modern air purifiers. Among their offerings are an Artist Series of air filtration systems featuring the iconic imagery of Van Gogh’s Starry Night, Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss and Hokusai’s The Great Wave.
If you’re thinking that this is a curious pairing of art and air filtration, it sure is. But, hearken back to your days in college dormitories. How many Gustav Klimt posters did you see on people’s walls? Now chew on this: RabbitAir’s MinusA2 Artist Series Hepa air purifiers reduce airborne bacteria, mold spores and particles that carry viruses and they fight odors. Starting to sound smarter by the minute, isn’t it?
RabbitAir’s artistic air purifiers aren’t cheap (they start at $479.95), but can you really put a price on protection from pathogens with Peanuts and Paul Frank???
There’s no reason to own anything bland ever again–no matter how practical and utilitarian the object may be! Castoo’s customizable casts got my award for Being Least Beige in 2012, and RabbitAir is a serious contender to take home that distinction in 2013.