Did you know that the surface of a lotus plant doesn’t allow for anything to stick to it? You can pour anything from oil to water on it and it will stay perfectly clean: this is known as the ‘Lotus Effect’. Inspired by this plant’s amazing ability to stay squeaky clean, engineers decided to mimic the microstructure of hydrophibic leaves to develop self-cleaning products.
Sometime in 2010, the folks behind Dirty Dishes had the slightly silly idea of using cheeky vintage photos and putting them on dinner plates. After doing lots of research, talking to lots of people, and receiving loads of positive feedback, they wondered if this idea was so silly after all. And thus Dirty Dishes was born.