Fork Birds

Fork birds by Matt wilsonJust to be clear, I named them Fork Birds not the artist. And the artist is Matt Wilson from South-Carolina.

Such a simple concept using the old forks, knives and spoons and some recycled lumber. Yes a simple concept but so elegant and wondrous in it’s execution.  This flying flatware shows a creative eye for design and an innate understanding of the subjects. He does shrimp, fish and seahorses too!

Check out Matt’s Cutlery Arts on Instagram and Etsy 

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How Cutlery is made!

how cutlery is made

Something a simple as a spoon takes a lot of thought, design and energy. I’m sure the fork and knife take effort as well and there are a lot of knife making videos out there. But what it takes to create flatware has always fascinated me.

So it was pretty interesting to discover a page on a manufacturers website about how their stamped cutlery is made. That company is Eternum and they are:

“Eternum is a Belgian company created in 1924 and specialized in the creation, production and sale of stainless steel cutlery and tableware.”

It’s interesting to read how cutlery has been created for years.

Learn about Cutlery Production at Eternum.com

 

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Puzzle Cutlery

Flatware fun for all! This cutlery makes you solve a puzzle before you can use it to eat. And good luck getting it back together again. Sadly it’s a Kickstarter campaign but it sure looks like fun. And it’s looks even better on the table. Check out the video above.

 

 

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COZY cutlery – Microwaveable cutlery for healthy eating

COZY-cutleryIf you came here via a Google search looking for cutlery that can safely go into the microwave, these aren’t the cutlery you are looking for. The answer to that question is anything that has no metal at all, stick to plastic and wood.

This microwaveable cutlery is called COZY Cutlery because it’s warmed by the microwave. The concept is that having the flatware handles being warmed will make children eat slower and therefore healthier.

OK, I think this is ridiculous and sounds like some mild form of torture. You can’t eat quickly because the handle of your spoon is too hot? Sorry, this is nonsense to me. Now, it is only a concept product created by Dyson School of Design Engineering.

I’ll let you make your own mind up on this one.

Read more at Metro.co.uk

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