13 December 2013

Cool is the New Hot

'Tis the season for parties. Certainly the Wonderbar was the hit of many [?] an office holiday wing-ding back in 1952. Sheathed in fashionable Bakelite, with legs and casters optional, the portable fridge was designed by Donald Dailey. While small-scale refrigerators are commonplace today, I imagine that this essentially electrified cooler was the appliance equivalent of the newest X-Box.

[Here's an early Christmas present for you majapp trivia-masters: The name 'Servel' is a portmanteau, combining 'serve' and 'electrically.']

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