Walnut opener

NUT SPLITTER

£17.00

Design: LPWK . , Jim Hannon-Tan

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The nutcracker Nut Splitter is a graceful little utensil made from precision-cast steel and inspired by an archaic pr...

The nutcracker Nut Splitter is a graceful little utensil made from precision-cast steel and inspired by an archaic practice performed by farmers and foresters, who would crack nuts with both hands and with the help of a little pocket-sized punch. The designer's vision was inspired by small propeller-like maple seeds: a sign of freedom and of the bond between different cultures.

Specifications


Walnut opener in 18/10 stainless steel.

  • Code: JHT01
  • Height (inch): 0.20″
  • Length (inch): 1.58″
  • Width (inch): 1.38″

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A selection of small household objects made with a particularly refined metal-working process and an ironic and detailed exploration of functional objects that play a minor role in the houseware.

LPWK

Born in Bergamo, Italy, Laura Polinoro graduated in Drama Art and Music Studies in Bologna. Her first job was in the field of contemporary dance. Later she undertook research at the Domus Academy in Milan. From 1990 to 1998 she was in charge of the Centro Studi Alessi, where she...

Meet the designer

Jim Hannon-Tan

Jim Hannon-Tan’s style and viewpoint have been shaped by a diversity of inputs and ideas. Born in Spain, he grew up with Asian influences in multicultural Australia before moving to Europe to hone his skills in the design studios of Milan, Amsterdam and London over the course of 15 years....

Meet the designer