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Vending machine gives people a break, literally

December 29, 2009
By Strategic Design


smash_vend1Dec. 29, 2009 – Katja Kublitz and Ronnie Yarisal have created a machine that literally gives people a break, it provides a cheap, therapeutic but playful approach to stress.

Breakable tschotskes fill the rows
of a vending machine where
passersby can vent their
frustrations for a few coins each.


Dec. 29, 2009 – The Anger Release Machine is a new design created by artists Katja Kublitz and Ronnie Yarisal.
The pair has converted a snack vending machine into a dispenser of
cheap psychological therapy, filling the rows with various breakable
tschotskes that invite passerbys to vent their frustrations for a few
coins each. Simply insert money into the slot, make a selection and
wait for the sound of the satisfying crash as the vase or ceramic cat
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