Here’s an object all of us use, but few of us ever talk about: A toilet paper holder. Industrial designer Eric Strebel designed a magnet-based dispenser that can be used, one-handed, to remove one, two or three sheets at a time.
For viewer edification, he’s captured the product development process, start-to-finish, on camera. “This video is probably the most comprehensive of all my videos, in terms of showing the full design process for designing and developing a manufacturable product,” Strebel writes. Here it is:
The Polarity Gear toilet paper holder is currently live on Kickstarter.