riccardo randi combines wood+plastic in take-away cutlery set
riccardo randi combines wood+plastic in take-away cutlery set riccardo randi combines wood+plastic in take-away cutlery set
jun 19, 2015

riccardo randi combines wood+plastic in take-away cutlery set

riccardo randi combines wood+plastic in take-away cutlery set 
all images courtesy of riccardo randi




the concept for ‘wood+plastic’ cutlery was founded during a different project, for the branding of a restaurant in italy. designer riccardo randi, in an attempt to find appropriate take-away cutlery for the eatery, quickly found that the market for nice disposable sets was heavily lacking. during the design process, it was decided that wood would be the nicest material; yet the taste of wood left much to be desired. the solution brings the best of both worlds by combining a plastic, recyclable head piece and a re-usable wooden handle. currently, ‘wood+plastic’ is not in production. prototypes were made by randi using 3D printed nylon plastic and hand-cut wooden sticks.

‘wood+plastic’ cutlery set

the product is composed of a reusable wooden handle, with recyclable plastic tip

riccardo randi wood plastic cutlery set designboom
fork, knife, and spoon



riccardo randi wood plastic cutlery set designboom

‘wood+plastic’ packaging

riccardo randi wood plastic cutlery set designboom
the utensils were created with take-out purposes in mind

the wood gives each an elegant touch, while the plastic provides a more comfortable texture

from above

riccardo randi wood plastic cutlery set designboom



designboom has received this project through its ‘DIY submissions’ feature, which welcomes readers to submit their own work for publication. see more designboom readers submissions here.


edited by: nick brink | designboom

  • Grande RIchi ! Sono stupende ! 🙂

    Luciano Lucci says:
  • were can i purchase the wood plastic cutlery

    mike hawkins says:

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