Work N' Eat With Din-Ink

By: Alex Covert - Published:   Updated: Apr 6 2011 • References: designboom
DesignBoom.com, a design news blog, recently held a design competition called dining in 2015. With an impressive 4843 entrants from 98 countries, three designs tied for first place. This was one of the winners - din-ink by Andrea Cingoli, Paolo Emilio Bellisario, Cristian Cellini, and Francesca Fontana from Italy. Replace your ink pen caps with these utensils.

Implications - Items that have a dual purpose are those that grab the attention of people who are constantly on the go. Many people are so busy that they have to eat their lunches at their desks. Creating items that will make times like this easier for people who need to multitask are those that will thrive in the marketplace. Stats for Pen Cutlery Trending: Older & Chilly
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Concept: Pen Cutlery
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Segment: Neutral, 18-35
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