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Pair Knife

European Product Design Award (EPDA) Platinum award 2017
Toronto design week designlines award 2017

 

AN EXPERIMENT OF THE FUTURE, TODAY.

 

A COLLABORATION OF EXPLORATION.

 

PAIR KNIFE IS An exploration between today AND the future, the STUDIO AND the materials LABORATORy.

Pair Knife is a product and materials study between industrial designer Joseph Hofer of Hofer Studio in Kitchener-Waterloo, Canada and the industry leading additive manufacturing lab within Mohawk College located in Hamilton, Canada.

 
 
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two as one.

 

Printed on demand, Pair Knife is produced with future technology laser sintered 17-4 Stainless Steel, often reserved for modern jet engine innovations. Utilizing this process, the larger knife is made hollow, allowing a second smaller knife to be slipped inside. Stored in a slim leather envelope, Pair Knife fits neatly into the drawers of compact kitchens as well as packs for overland travel.

 
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Pair Knife is currently in phase two material development and testing. If successful, limited production quantities will be made available first to registered followers of Hofer Studio.