luca nichetto: prosciutto knives for king
 
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apr 02, 2011

luca nichetto: prosciutto knives for king

the set of knives for king with the mark also designed by luca nichetto

luca nichetto presents his recent collaboration with prosciutto producer prosciutteria kingā€™s at the 2011 milan design week. the project focuses on creating an entire corporate image not only for the italian ham but also for their line of tools and clothing. the collection of utensils includes a ham clamp, carving knife and tongs. the knives are made from tempered steel with a and methacrylate coating.

rendering of the whole set, including knives, a ham clamp, and tongs

  • just wondering – what is “methacrylate steel” supposed to be? šŸ˜€

    niq says:
  • I was wondering the same thing, I couldn’t find any hits on google or wikipedia. Maybe they mean the steel is glued to the handle with a methacrylate-based adhesive?

    Jared says:
  • I think it means they painted them (or what ever process it is) black.

    IdeaStormerJorge says:
  • Methacrylate is a general group. Mono-, Poly-, Mono-Poly-, Co-Poly-, etc, etc, are differing types of methacrylates.

    Plexi-glass is an example of one type. the coating on the knives is another.

    Unless you’re a chemistry major, it’s pretty boring stuff, but there is plenty of information available.

    Overly Technically Accurate Dick says:
  • where i can find it ? i am living in puerto rico . there is web site to buy it ?

    cristian says:

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