Welcome the return of the SodaStream! And thanks to Yves Béhar its clean, sleek look will be more than a little welcome in your kitchen. And it's eco-friendly!

Simple, clean, minimalist and environmentally aware – please welcome back to the kitchen the SodaStream!

The water carbonating machine that was particularly popular in the 1980s is back and this time it makes a strong style statement while also reflecting a philosophy of a clean environment. And what makes it even better is that Yves Béhar is behind the redesign of the new SodaStream Source.

SodaStream Source was recently launched at the 2012 Milan Design Week where, in addition to its aesthetic appeal, it was also praised for its potential to help avoid thousands of bottles and cans ending up in landfills.

Béhar completely reexamined the machine that turns ordinary tap water into a carbonated drink, starting with the interface but also paying close attention to the design and material selection.

Opting for simple, streamlined forms and clean lines, Béhar’s design of the SodaStream Source also speaks to a clean environment. An LED display on the machine indicates the strength of the carbonation, which adds to the useability and simple user interface of the SodaStream.

Béhar motivates his design: “SodaStream uses technology to reduce the complexity and waste of sparkling water and soda, and this is the quality I focused on; creating a simple and beautiful object for the kitchen while keeping 21st century values.”

Also take a look at Karim Rashid's SodaStream.

Watch the Talk with Yves Béhar

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