LockBlock Self Locking Knife Block by Joseph Joseph

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DESIGN DETAILS
DESIGN NAME:
LockBlock

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Self Locking Knife Block

INSPIRATION:
For parents with young children safety around the home is paramount which is why the Joseph Joseph LockBlock is an optimal solution for securely storing kitchen knives

UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
This innovative product is specially designed to lock knives inside the block so that only an adult-sized hand can remove them, and when tested, 96 percent of children aged five and under were unable to remove the knives. The unique Cam-lock feature is the ingenious mechanism that effectively holds the blades in place, guaranteeing maximum safety. Pulling on the knives will only increase the grip, so knives cannot be forced out of the block

OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
The LockBlock's unique Cam-lock feature is the ingenious mechanism that effectively holds the blades in place, guaranteeing maximum safety. Pulling on the knives will only increase the grip, so knives cannot be forced out of the block.The LockBlock includes two release buttons that are located on either side of the unit, which consumers must press firmly to disengage the Cam-lock system

PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The LockBlock was designed in January 2015 and went into production in January 2015

PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
Made with durable ABS plastic exterior and interior block construction with resin lid and rubber lined mechanism. Stainless steel and ABS plastic knife construction

SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
The block with knives measures 5.51" D x 5.51" W x 14.17" H overall

TAGS:
Knife Block, Cutlerly, Knife Storage, Kitchen Saftey, Knife Saftey

RESEARCH ABSTRACT:
The LockBlock was specially designed to lock knives inside the block so that only an adult-sized hand can remove them, and when tested, 96 percent of children aged five and under were unable to remove the knives

CHALLENGE:
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ADDED DATE:
2015-06-05 20:39:55

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IMAGE CREDITS:
Joseph Joseph, 2015.

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CLIENT/STUDIO/BRAND DETAILS
NAME:
Joseph Joseph

PROFILE:
Twin brothers Richard and Antony Joseph founded Joseph Joseph in 2003, combining their respective experience in product design and business – Antony studied design at Central St Martins whilst Richard studied business at Cambridge University. Specialising in contemporary kitchenware, Joseph Joseph is now internationally recognized for producing some of the most stylish and technically innovative products available, and has become one of the fastest growing companies in the worldwide homewares market. Their unique ability to match form and function has earned them global recognition for their multi-award-winning designs.

NOMINATION DETAILS

Lockblock Self Locking Knife Block by Joseph Joseph is a Nominee in Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design Category.

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AWARD DETAILS

Lockblock Self Locking Knife Block by Joseph Joseph is Winner in Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design Category, 2015 - 2016.



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