It all started in 1691, when the Industrial Revolution had not yet begun. That year, the first machine for washing clothes was patented, a rudimentary device that was the starting gun in the modernisation of the home. With the passage of time, more and more inventions made their way into homes. And with the arrival of electricity, they began to be called household appliances.
The objective has not changed since 1691: to make tedious tasks quicker, easier and safer. In short: to ask efficiency to move in with you.
The great internet revolution that has accompanied us for the last 20 years had hardly affected household appliances, which until recently were still more or less the same as those our parents’ and even our grandparents’. Yes, they have of course taken giant leaps in terms of energy efficiency and have undergone cosmetic improvements, but until recently a washing machine or refrigerator was not very different from those from decades ago.