Nutcracker

Nutcracker

About

Flexible nutcracker

A simple and stylish design made of silicone. The German design trio Ding3000 has created an innovatively designed nutcracker for Normann Copenhagen. Nutcracker has a comfortable grip and is easy to use. Nutcracker folds back to its original position once the nut has been cracked.

Nutcracker is a redesign of the traditional nutcracker. The idea came from annoying pains in the fingers when Ding3000 were cracking nuts. Nutcracker is easy to find in the kitchen drawer, and with its graphic silhouette and classic colors it is a remarkable take on this classic everyday object. 

Ding300 explain: "Our intention was to create a product that one feels like holding. Nutcracker is surprising in its design because its function is not immediately apparent. By examining the design one finds out just how user-friendly Nutcracker is. Nutcracker is unique and a 'must-have'.”

Award: Design Plus 2014

Design: Ding3000

Designer

Ding3000

Ding3000 consist of Carsten Schelling, Ralf Webermann and Sven Rudolf who met during their studies at FH Hanover University of Applied Sciences and Arts. After working for different studios, the three designers decided to start their own design studio. Ding3000 is specialized in consumer product design.  

“We are driven by the romantic idea that a designer is an inventor of products that is able to create a better world. We love to challenge materials, products and people’s behavior. The way to our designs lies in the search for a new, better, different, unjustly forgotten or humorous idea.”  

Awards: 
Rainbow Trivet: 2011 Good Design Award, 
Beater: 2012 red dot: winner, 2012 Good Design Award, 2013 Design Plus, 
Nutcracker: 2014 Design Plus

 

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