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In Case of Emergency

Break Glass Boxes are installed in many public places to provide a last resort in case of fire or other emergency. The transparent glass allows you to anticipate the result and its empemeral nature requires more of a commitment to use.

These same qualities can be applied to a money box, which might challenge us to consider more carefully how and when we spend and save.

(Ironically) in production with Suck UK since 2007. Click to buy online or find stockists.

Exhibited at Tent London, 2007 and It’s Nice That Original Format Exhibtion, 2008. Image used widely in media after the financial crash of 2008.

Orignal working prototype designed and built by Becky Miller.
Materials: standard break glass box, glass screen, laser cut vinyl text.
Year: 2007