whisk' egg yolk separator by ivan zhang whisk' egg yolk separator by ivan zhang
may 06, 2013

whisk' egg yolk separator by ivan zhang

whisk’ egg yolk separator by ivan zhangall images courtesy of ivan zhang




in ‘whisk’ by chinese designer ivan zhang, the kitchenware accessory maintains the original function of a whisk – integrating a void within the tip for easily separating the egg yolk for efficient cooking and stirring. the concept implements an irregular shaped handle with three ergonomic advantages; keeping it from rolling on the counter and bowl, and significantly keeping a users hands clean by providing a cracking surface when placed up-right. 

convenient for holding

whisk’ overview 

placed steady on the bowl rim

yolk separating

test Model

handle profile



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  • genius!

    kim says:
  • Nice.

    clyde says:
  • This just made a lot of people’s lives a lot easier!

    Alexander K says:
  • Brilliant !

    Micky says:
  • I love this stuff!

    Marc says:
  • Absolutely nice! Good looking & practical!

    mika says:
  • brilliant!

    MC says:
  • well, looks like a great idea. But can all of you crack an egg open with one hand? Lying it down on the counter would result in a mess? it works, but is it truly practical? i didnt realise it was this impractical till i ask my mother what she thought, and i think her points are very valid, wouldn’t you agree?

    alex says:
  • i know they image suggests balancing it in a bowl.. but what if you’re using a bigger bowl, or one too small, or one where it doesn’t balance? just a thought to see if you had one at home right now, and you were alone, would it be that much easier?

    alex says:

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