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The Spiky shower curtain will kick you out of the shower after 4 minutes

by , 07/20/15

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So you think it’s okay to continue with your 15-minute shower because you’ve got your super-efficient, on-demand water heater and extra-conservative shower head? Perhaps you’ve even gone as far as funneling your shower water into a personal greywater system. Well, your shower curtain has heard it all, and thanks to artist Elisabeth Buecher, it’s not taking any more of your excuses. Your soapy butt is getting kicked out after 4 minutes, when the shower curtain Elisabeth designed inflates with spikes.

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Called “Spiky,” the curtain inflates to trap you inside your shower as sweaty punishment. Given the liability issues, the warrior shower curtains are not for sale, but serve to provoke thought on water-usage. Visitors can set a time and experience the shock of a shower with a conscience as it fills with air. Elisabeth exhibited this project, “My Shower is a Green Warrior” at the Milan Furniture Fair.


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6 Comments

  1. Amber ARr July 27, 2015 at 11:12 am

    seriously need this…I have a teenage daughter and one coming up, they think they are rushed at 12 minutes!

  2. daniell September 9, 2014 at 4:07 pm

    Sounds very dangerous! Trapped in plastic!?

  3. raptorjezus March 24, 2011 at 5:06 pm

    i want one. but some plastic spikes aren’t likely gonna get me out of the shower. 😛

  4. Calgary Web Design April 27, 2009 at 6:22 pm

    Oh no, the plastic spikes will live forever in a landfill… 😉

  5. CaseyRaw April 27, 2009 at 3:33 pm

    AH!!!! :-)

  6. mother April 25, 2009 at 9:27 am

    nice joke.

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