Home & Projects
- INSIGHT ONE -
Cultivating meaningful cooking experiences through kitchen knife retail
The foundations of this business proposition are in an understanding of how common cooks experience kitchen knives and the craft of knife making.
- EXPLORING CONTEXTS -
'Relationships with our knives'
Discover how different common cooks experience their kitchen knives.
Asian cooks santoku by Fiskars
(...) that allows the customers to safely discover and hands-on learn basic knife skills to enhance their daily interactions with kitchen knives.
- OBJECT ONE -
Do you know the 'Pinch Grip'?
Chef's often pinch knives at the start of the blade for more control and precision. Test your grip against the 'pinch grip' with this double-sided practice tool. Challenge someone to a duel!
- OBJECT TWO -
Cutting is a task for both hands
One hand holds the knife, the other hand guides it. Can you master the choreography of using both hands to cut accurately and safely? Use you knuckles to guide the blade.
- OBJECT THREE -
Do you know how to sharpen a knife?
Most cooks struggle with keeping the right angle and pressure for sharpening. This object puts the sharpening surface at the correct 15° angle, which allows you to keep the knife vertically straight for more control. Furthermore, the object is weighted to slide away from you if you push too hard.
Making a Chef's Knife
Discovering the processes, possibilities and opportunities of knife making.
Learning the craft.
Re-thinking Retail Strategy
Giving second chances to knives that were put aside or forgotten. Using craft to restore and enhance the personality and functionality of used knives.
Explore the process and examples bellow.
A Complete Knife Remake I.
New Handle - New Personality
A Complete Knife Remake II.
Custom Kitchen Knives
Intrigued to have a one-off knife designed and crafted according to your ideas or cutting style? Contact me for details.