simplehuman has a mission to create “tools for efficient living,” and this has resulted in more than 100 products for home or commercial use. All simplehuman products are designed to be ergonomic, easy-to-clean and durable. In 2000, simplehuman transformed the trash can with the introduction of the stainless steel “butterfly” step can.
The simplehuman company has garnered international design awards from organizations including the International Housewares Association, and I.D. Magazine and BusinessWeek/Industrial Design Society of America named simplehuman one of the top corporations for Industrial Design Excellence in 2004.