Object of Desire: Poise utensil collection

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The Poise utensil collection.

The Poise utensil collection.

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The Poise utensil collection.

The Poise utensil collection.

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The Poise utensil collection.

The Poise utensil collection.

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The Poise utensil collection.

The Poise utensil collection.

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Auckland-based designer Daniel Kamp had wanted to design cutlery for years, when he finally managed to sketch his ideas during a 22-hour train journey from Amsterdam to Stockholm. The result is Poise, a collection of sculptural utensils “designed purely for beauty and elegance,” according to Kamp.

Inspired by the form of the human hand, these made-to-order items are crafted from titanium – chosen for its strength – using 3D printing. This way, each utensil is created using a single process. Each piece is intended to appear as if it is in poise, whether displayed on its solid brass table rest or held as an extension of the hand.

The Poise Collection, available from kamp.studio. $POA


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