Tekniska Museet
100 Innovations - Tekniska museet

An exhibition at the National Museum of Science and Technology in Stockholm, 2012 – 2018



Ingress för att beskriva innovationen


Electrolux introduced the “Assistent” kitchen machine in 1940. Photo: Ellinor Algin.


Detail of a kitchen machine. Photo: Anna Gerdén.

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Man earlier used simple kitchenware like skewers, mortars, pots and rollers. Before they had to make them themselves, buy them from a handy neighbour or the local blacksmith. Birch twigs or other prunings were for example used to make a whisk. Kitchen appliances broke through when we had electricity in the home. Work in the kitchen became more efficient and rational — a new market emerged, where women were the main target group.

Kitchenware reflects the times we live in. Today we need a latte whisk as well as a lemon squeezer and perhaps even a pizza cutter or a strawberry clipper. Perhaps we also need an electric potato peeler and a parsley grinder — there are also those who need an egg separator.

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