Rownenta, a manufacturer of high-end kitchen products has partnered with renown European designer Jasper Morrison to create the Rowenta Jasper Morrison Toaster ($135). The toaster's operation is motorized, quietly lowering and raising the bread at the touch of a button. Photo sensor technology measures and controls the browning. An audible signal lets you know when the browning is complete. Single slot, two slice.
The brushed steel top is a warming tray that efficiently and rapidly warms or keeps warm all types of rolls and breads.
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