2001: A Space Odyssey is an amazing movie that although made 50 years ago still holds up incredibly. And the technology that was foretold for 2001 in some cases was spot on. And there was this infamous flatware.
Danish designer Arne Jacobsen for Georg Jensen created this five-piece cutlery made of 18/8 stainless steel with a matte finish and consists of a pastry fork, dinner fork, dinner knife, dinner spoon, and teaspoon. Be warned that this is more of a prop than made for regular table use, unless you are in space then have at it.
Georg Jensen Arne Jacobsen 5-piece Steel Cutlery from Amazon
For a little fun and in reference to the hot weather we are having this summer! If it gets hot enough any cutlery will melt. Do not try this at home.
Useful trick in everyday life
Sometimes cutlery can do some amazing things that don’t involve food!
Great trick for using a fork to hang a painting.
Over two years ago we did a post about how Liftware was bought by Google. They make a spoon and fork that attach to a system which is designed to help people with Parkinson’s tremors.
I’m glad to report they have gone to market and are now selling this helpful cutlery to the public.
As you can see from the video above, the impact on a person’s lifestyle is very dramatic.
Available at www.liftware.com