A selection of the submissions so far are included here:
Soap scum buildup, mushy half-used bars, soap dishes never stay in place, rarely fit on the edge of sinks or tubs, and constantly offend the sensibilities of design-minded (or simply obsessively neat) bathroom users. How could a soap dish stay secure, dry, and clean?
Send in your ideas before the end of the day! Dwell editors will pick the three best suggestions for the launch of phase two, in which we'll invite your ideas for how to redesign the selected objects. Winners of this phase will be given a free ticket to Dwell on Design 2009 and featured on Dwell.com. Click here for details and the entry form.
When not working in design, Sarah Rich writes, talks and forecasts about food and consumer culture.