Flowform Salad Tongs
2018 // Flowform, Rapid Prototyping, Wood Manufacturing
The objective of this project is to give form to a tool that pays respect to its original material source. In doing so, the product utilizes flow forms and fair curves to suggest the vitality and life of a once living tree. The tongs are built with an asymmetric design to fit optimally in both hands.
Sketches to ideate form.
Loft drawing to refine form.
Maintaining simplicity in process via making only four cuts.
Foam model to better understand ergonomic and resolve details.