niels datema: bread spoons
niels datema: bread spoons niels datema: bread spoons
feb 27, 2012

niels datema: bread spoons

‘bread spoons’ by niels datema 

niels datema, currently a student at design academy eindhoven, has created ‘bread spoons’, a set of containers made specifically for measuring bread ingredients. the size of each the vessel is precisely large enough to hold the ideal amount of water, flour, oil, sugar and yeast needed for a loaf. the white ceramic bowls have labeled wooden handles, making it easy for users to bake home-made bread. 

the size of the spoon correlates to proportions of the ingredients 

each spoon is labeled with the ingredient it represents 

process image of bowls made while in search of the perfect sized spoon 

the spoons on display 

  • I think he might have seen the result of the cooperation between Piet Stockmans and Maison Caro and got inspired.

    BL says:
  • love this! 🙂

    just me says:
  • Sugar for making bread? Are you kidding me?

    Loris says:
  • Loris.. you don’t make bread, eh?

    Anything White w/wood looks good in the kitchen. Nicely done – but the problem I see is the typical three drawers full of kitchen gadgets is already full. They also do not look as if they will ‘nest’.

    ..then there’s the issue of what Niels consider proper loaf size – may not match mine. I like a 1 lb. loaf – once a week rather than having a too large a loaf going-off before I finish it. Still, a visual treat. Press on.


    Jim says:
  • I’m late….T.T says:
  • The [url=] spoon [/url] is quit extrodinary! I like those [url=”]2 in one set [/url] too.

    Rachel says:
  • This set of Ceramic[porcelain or bone china?] are attractive and very functional

    Daniel says:
  • Stacking and storage? at least make all the handles a length that will allow close packing

    eckingtonjohn says:
  • What happens when someone else has done the same kind of spoons but related to different concept? Lovely work though!

    AR Design says:
  • I think the spoons are very beautiful. But making bread is not as easy as just filling up some spoons. It’s more done by feel. I would prefer to have this design as measuring spoons and cups. And I would want to display them because they’re so beautiful. It would be great to have something to hang them off-the-wall with. But since they are ceramic I guess that would be dangerous because they might fall down and break.

    Pamela Takeshige says:
  • These are absolutely beautiful as well as a great idea, especially for people who want to learn how to make bread but may be intimidated. Beautiful pieces that could be hung in the wall as art while not in use. Ignore the negative comments above, they seem limited in their thinking.

    Jennifer Cooke says:

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