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The TROFE Mug From IKEA

trofe mug from ikea

By David Ponce

This is smart design. The TROFE mug from IKEA features a little notch on the bottom, so that water will not pool there while in the dishwasher.

Yes, some people are annoyed by the little pools of water, and at $0.5 each, these mugs seem like a cheap and easy way to ease at least one of their neuroses.

[TROFE from IKEA] VIA [Fosfor Gadgets]

12 comments on “The TROFE Mug From IKEA”

  1. Oh yes - That IS smart. Only this morning I was doing "The Drudgery" and as I puled the top drawer open the clutter below got covered in water. I'm off to Ikea....

  2. Ikea Mugs...

    Ikea have launched an interesting mug which has a little notch cut out of the base so that water can freely run out of the top when it is put in the dishwasher. Ikea have hit the nail on the head with this one It’s frustrating when your lifting...

  3. IKEA TROFE Mug: Dishwasherowned...

    This isn't so much of a gadget, but an extremely handy device that I wish I would have thought of. This TROFE mug from IKEA has a simple notch on the bottom of the mug that prevents water from pooling......

  4. 50 cents. How can be something like this so cheap? Makes me really wonder how Ikea calculates their mass products and who gets paid how much for those. Does not taste good somehow ...

  5. Groovy Mug...

    If you’ve got a dishwaher you’ll know how irratating it can be to take the mugs out of the top shelf and splash water on all the clean plates below (or is this just me). Ikea has come up with a really simple solution to the problem, a mug w...

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  7. TROFE Mug from IKEA...

    If you are really bothered by water pooling in the bottom of your mugs while they are in the dishwasher, IKEA has the solution. These mugs have a little notch on the bottom to prevent the pooling. The stoneware......

  8. Wonder whether it was also a ploy to save money? Obviously that much 'clay' (or whatever the cup is made from) is tiny for 1 or even 100 mugs, but I bet if you manufacture 10,000,000 it creates a cost saving. Still I had wondered why they had the little hole on the bottom

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