Vipp Pedal Bin (1 Gallon), Black - SOLD OUT
Vipp Pedal Bin (1 Gallon), Black - SOLD OUT
Vipp Pedal Bin (1 Gallon), Black - SOLD OUT
Designed by Holger Nielsen
Item #: VP01304
Discontinued / No Stock Remaining
  • Designer: Holger Nielsen
  • Item #: VP01304
  • Availability: Usually ships within 24 hours
  • Dimensions:
    11.8" x 9.8" (30 x 25 cm)
  • Capacity: 1 Gallon (4 L)
  • Material:
    Stainless Steel/Rubber/Powder Coating
  • Care:
    Stainless steel surfaces should be cleaned and polished with a microfiber cloth, glass cleaner or other non abrasive and gentle cleaning agents. Lacquered surfaces should be cleaned with a moist cloth. Rubber parts should be cleaned with a moist cloth. Apply silicone spray for better finish. Vipp products with dark surfaces should be cleaned with a soft brush and, if stained, with a bit of water. Then wipe with dry cloth.
  • The Vipp pedal bin has been on somewhat of an adventure since 1939. From Holger Nielsen’s metal factory in the Danish town Randers to the world-famous design stores and museums – today, the Vipp pedal bin is an international design icon.

    The year is 1939 - Holger Nielsen and Marie Axelsen have just married. A trained hairdresser, Marie decides to open her own salon. Money is tight so Marie asks her husband to help furnish the salon with, among other things, a practical rubbish bin. After spending many days labouring in his workshop, Holger is ready to show Marie his Vipp pedal bin – and she is delighted with the result.

    Originally, the Vipp bin was intended for Marie only. However, many wives of doctors and dentists have their hair done at Marie’s salon and find the Vipp bin perfect for their husbands' clinics, particularly in light of its practical and sturdy design. Thus the pedal bin soon becomes a permanent feature of Danish clinics.

    "Good design never goes out of fashion," Holger used to say. Time has proven him right; the Vipp bin has only been marginally improved since it saw the light of day back in 1939. Today the bin is internationally recognised as a design classic, and in November 2009 it was accepted into the architecture and design collection of The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York.

    The Vipp pedal bin is made with a layer of stainless steel and equipped with a damper mechanism for smooth closing of the lid as well as a rubber ring that guarantees air-tight closure. The body is manufactured in powder-coated steel and hides the removable, galvanised steel inner bin. A rubber ring at the base ensures that sensitive surfaces are safeguarded.All Vipp Bins Ship FREE within 24 hours. Use checkout code VIPP09.

    10 Year Manufacturer Warranty

    Holger NielsenHolger Nielsen (b. 1915), founder of Vipp, was born in the small Danish town of Randers where he trained as a metal spinner. Holger Nielsen made the leap into business at the age of only 17 and almost by coincidence. It all began one spring Sunday in May 1931 when he made his usual visit to the local stadium to support his favorite soccer team. Fate has it that his ticket was drawn in a raffle and he won a car. Holger loved cars, but as he had no driver's license, he decided to sell the car and invest the money in a metal turning lathe. This marked the birth of Holger Nielsen's metal factory where, a few years later, he produced the very product that would go on to bring him fame: the Vipp pedal bin.

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