Spoons are meant to fill in contents by any means. Despite the simplicity of the idea, we thought it could be rather challenging to explore for some twists of ideas within the definition.
This month we questioned: How can we express unique gestures of spooning?
This honey dipper stands still before and after use. One end is manufactured for a honey dipper from two identical masses on both ends, which creates the balance to stay horizontally even. This object next to a cup of tea resonates with time for a silent meditation.
Less & More
Korean spoons are relatively shallower than others since they are used to spoon soups that are usually very hot. We normally blow on the content to cool it down and the shallow depth helps the process. On the other hand, it is not easy to spoon more at once like other deep ones. This spoon fulfils both intensions.
Spooning less and more.
This spoon is using the mould as a spoon per se. It is shifting paradigm of conventional spoon by turning negative space into positive, yin into yang.
Limited editions of printed spoons.
Tablespoons inspired by how the aluminum beverage cans are manufactured, gaining depth for different capacities with one tooling. Aluminum beverage cans are manufactured from an aluminum sheet, pressed by a punch several times to become the cylinder shapes that we all are familiar with. As the sheet goes through with this process - which is called drawing and redrawing -, the cylinder grows deeper and the wall thickness gets thinner.
1/2 + 2/2 + 3/2 tablespoon.
Too much water drowned the miller
As a spoon, it might be contradictory to have less space for content. However, nowadays as we all tend to pursue for more and more possession, sometimes emptying the most and filling in the least can mean more.
To spoon 'less'.
Published on 31st of May, 2015.