The ButterUp is an ingenious yet admirably simple invention that tackles one of the great problems of modern life -- how to spread butter onto your toast when it's hard right out of the refrigerator.
Designed by Australian industrial designers Sacha Pantschenko, Norman Oliveria and Craig Andrews, the ButterUp butter knife has a row of precisely-shaped holes on the blunt edge of the knife. This enables you to grate a cold stick of button, creating skinny butter ribbons that are easy to spread when cold compared to awkward chunks.
The importance of this particular invention is exemplified by the manner in which it has blown past its Kickstarter fundraising goal. A pledge of $12 will land you a ButterUp knife in early 2015.
The knife will be available in classic polished or modern satin finishes.
Stats for Crafty Butter Knives
Trending: Older & Chilly
Research: 313 clicks in 92 w
Interest: 0.5 minutes
Related: 56 examples / 43 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55
Comparison Set: 20 similar articles, including: rad repurposed slicers, hand-held toasters, and cooking finger shields.
Crafty Butter Knives
More Stats +/-
Rad Repurposed Slicers
Cooking Finger Shields
Animal Butter Sculptures
Convenient Savory Spreads