In a world of ugly, always-empty, messy hand sanitizing dispensers, Jon Olsen set out to build a sleek, highly engineered fixture purposefully designed to make a remarkable first impression in modern interiors. Inspired by the Norwegian word for “wash,” Vaask features premium finishes that enhance and seamlessly integrate into any space. Offering a more sustainable solution than endless plastic bottles, each high-capacity Vaask cartridge lasts for 2,200 uses, and a laser-guided hand tracking tool ensures no drips and mess. Ever.

Vaask’s successful development led Unorthodox Ventures to start its Manufacturer-in-Residence Program, which offers entrepreneurs the expertise and resources to launch innovative manufactured products in a fraction of the time.

“As a tinkerer at heart, seeing my vision for Vaask become a reality was simply incredible. Unorthodox Ventures supported me every step of the way, offering the kind of roll-up-your-sleeves assistance every entrepreneur needs.
-Jon Olsen, Founder

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A’Design Awards2022 Winners

Architectural RecordSleek and Slim Designer Hand-Sanitizer Dispenser

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