Politics 9 October 2009 This can't be right Is it a toilet? Is it a sink? Print HTML It's both, is apparently the answer. Oh, let us celebrate these wonders of modern design. Although there's something about it that makes me feel distinctly uncomfortable, I have to admit. I mean, what if something goes in the wrong direction? I'm just not sure these two things should be so intricately connected. Quote of the day, though: It's a much trendier and elegant solution to existing sink-to-toilet greywater systems, and we're excited that high design has embraced waste-water management. You know what? I'm excited, too! Some might call it dumbing down, the combining of high design and bogs. But in fact, it's the democratisation of culture, the elevating of the lavatorial. And high time, too. › The Berlusconi-Murdoch war continues Sophie Elmhirst is features editor of the New Statesman Subscribe More Related articles Michelle Obama's powerful speech demolishes Donald Trump without even mentioning his name Could Jeremy Corbyn still be excluded from the leadership race? The High Court will rule today Which CLPs are nominating who in the 2016 Labour leadership contest?