The inspiration of this design comes from chinese diet custom. Chinese dining culture has a long history which influences billions of people nowadays. The shape of the chopsticks has never changed as well as its status for chinese culture. We pay attention to our daily life, and found that the habbit of people using chopsticks. They would always put the chopsticks on the table or place the tips on the side of the plates, but normal chopsticks are very easy to slide and fall down to the floor.
UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
In China, when people are having the dinner, they would always put the chopsticks on the table or place the tips on the side of the plates. But since the chopsticks are usually cylindrical, they are very easy to slide and fall down to the floor. With the Stable Chopsticks has a small slot, one can easily place them on the plates or bowels, without worrying they would slide away.Moreover, through the groove on the chopsticks, the chopsticks can be contained in the chopsticks rack easily, and keep clean and tidy. Therefore, users can directly draw out the chopsticks when the user needs.
OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
It is used as normal chopsticks.
PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
This design started from march in 2015 and ended 2 months after in China.
FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Food, Beverage and Culinary Arts Design
PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
This pair of chopsticks is made of Stainless steel.
SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
length 250mm * Diameter 5mm
culture, dining custom, Chopsticks
This design experienced a long term user research.We used different methods of survey.Include questionnaire interview and observetion.But also,we consult the history of development of chopsticks.
We had many solutions of the problem.After feasibility analysis,we choose this design.
TEAM MEMBERS (5) :
GuoWei Lyu, JieMing Yu,, Jie Wang, QiYang Zhou and QiaoYi Yu
GW Lyu, JM Yu, QY zhou, J Wang, QY Yu, 2015.
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