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43 Chopstick Innovations

From Asian-Influenced Tablet Tools to Culinary Utensil Hybrids

— October 17, 2011 — Art & Design
These chopstick innovations demonstrate the enduring popularity of this ancient method of food transportation. Genius in their simplicity, chopsticks demonstrate just how little one need's to feed efficiently. Although, many North Americans have yet to get a handle on these streamlined implements, the number who have mastered these somewhat finicky utensils is on the rise, but the love affair with the chopstick goes well beyond a fleeting fancy over Chinese takeout.

Chopsticks have been used to create furniture, sandals and even undergarments. They've had countless additions made to them, done up with bells and whistles to create such chopstick incarnations as sauce dispensing chopsticks and glow-in-the-dark versions.

These chopstick innovations prove that not only is the device still as popular and widespread as ever, it's also capable of adapting and changing. Although, the perfected simplicity of these age-old contraptions is hard to improve upon.
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Chopstick Tree Art
Chopstick Tree Art
China Environmental Protection Foundation Wants to Cut Down Chopstick Waste
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42
Educational Eating Utensils
Educational Eating Utensils
The Panda Darake Kit Will Help You Learn How to Use Chopsticks
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41
Percussion Eating Utensils
Percussion Eating Utensils
The Beat It! Drumstick Chopsticks Will Make Each Meal More Entertaining
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40
Clasping Cutlery Tools
Clasping Cutlery Tools
Get a Grip on Food With the SL27 Link
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39
Speedy Sushi Utensils
Speedy Sushi Utensils
The Bullet Train Chopsticks Will Surely Quicken Your Appetite
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38
Toucan Inspired Cutlery
Toucan Inspired Cutlery
Tukaani Chopsticks
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37
Paper Pulp Eating Utensils
Paper Pulp Eating Utensils
Chung Ran Hee's Re-Paper Chopsticks are Made from Recycled Paper
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36
Magnetic Eating Utensils
Magnetic Eating Utensils
Stickpecker Chopsticks Snap Apart Like its Wooden Disposable Counterpart
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35
Transforming Utensil Sets
Transforming Utensil Sets
Twin One from DesignWright Goes from Utensils to Chopsticks On the Fly
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34
Sauce Despensing Chopsticks
Sauce Despensing Chopsticks
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33
Artsy Condiment Cases
Artsy Condiment Cases
The Sushi Palette by Arthur Xin Lets You Feed Your Inner Artist
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32
Colored Pencil Utensils
Colored Pencil Utensils
The Rainbow Chopsticks Will Have You Chomping for Gold
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Ingenious Asian Sporks
Ingenious Asian Sporks
Hashi by Daniel Matarazzo is a Spoon-Like Chopstick Add-On
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Cheating Chopsticks
Cheating Chopsticks
Tukaani by Lincoln Kayiwa Helps Get Rid of Sushi Woes
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Glowing Chopsticks
Glowing Chopsticks
Chop Sabers for 'Star Wars' Lovers
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28
Doodling Dining Utensils
Doodling Dining Utensils
Amnesty International Chop Pencils Encourage Action Against Torture
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27
Westernizing Asian Cutlery
Westernizing Asian Cutlery
DIY Chopsticks
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Chopsticks With Gold Flakes
Chopsticks With Gold Flakes
Snap For Sparkly Sprinkles
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25
Magical Eating Utensils
Magical Eating Utensils
Harry Potter Wand Chopsticks are Fit for a Hogwarts Feast
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24
Upholstered Utensils
Upholstered Utensils
Chopstick/Steamer Stool is Comfy and Eco-Friendly
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23
Training Wheel Utensils
Training Wheel Utensils
Sang-gyeun Ahn's Gori Chopsticks are Easy to Use
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22
Hair Tie Tablewares
Hair Tie Tablewares
The OEY Tableware Collection Features Traditional Japanese Papercraft
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21
Chopstick Sandals
Chopstick Sandals
These Joseph Palmer Chop Flops Reinvent Old Eating Utensils
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20
Super Hygenic Utensils
Super Hygenic Utensils
The Carbon Fiber Chopsticks Focus on Health and Hygiene
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19
Personified Cutlery
Personified Cutlery
Humania Chopsticks Rest Set Makes Chinese Food Funny
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18
Transforming Chopstick Furniture
Transforming Chopstick Furniture
The Yuya Ushida Sofa Can Expand and Contract
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90,000 Tons of Chopsticks
90,000 Tons of Chopsticks
Japan Begins Recycling
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Culinary Utensil Hybrids
Culinary Utensil Hybrids
Spoon Plus Brings an East Meets West Aesthetic
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15
Warrior Eating Utensils
Warrior Eating Utensils
Samurai Sword Chopsticks Pay Tribute to Real-Life Samurais
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14
Cheater Chopsticks
Cheater Chopsticks
Forkchops Lets Westerners Eat Like Asians
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13
Collapsible Asian Utensils
Collapsible Asian Utensils
Carry On Chopsticks Offer Convenient Portability
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12
The Chork
The Chork
AKA The Chopstick Fork
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11
Clothespin Chopsticks
Clothespin Chopsticks
A Unique Approach to Eating Your Food by Decor Craft
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10
Chopstick Glasses
Chopstick Glasses
Hip Stix
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9
Transforming Eating Utensils
Transforming Eating Utensils
'Chopsticks Plus One' is a Spoon and Chopstick Hybrid
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8
Batty Food Utensils
Batty Food Utensils
Kattobashi Turns Broken Baseball Bats into Collector's Chopsticks
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7
Multifunctional Asian Cutlery
Multifunctional Asian Cutlery
The Vera Wiedermann Chopstick Cutlery Makes Eating Easy
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6
Asian-Influenced Tablet Tools
Asian-Influenced Tablet Tools
The Chopstakes Give Razor-sharp Control for Demanding iPad Apps
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Edible Tableware
Edible Tableware
Rice Design Plates and Bowls You Can Eat
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4
Featherlight Metal Utensils
Featherlight Metal Utensils
The Titanium Chopsticks Create Optimal Balance When Eating
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3
Recycled Chopstick Bra
Recycled Chopstick Bra
"My Hashi Bra"
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2
Personified Geisha Pouches
Personified Geisha Pouches
Noo-Del Packaging Literally Embodies an Asian Aesthetic
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DIY Chopstick Bowls
DIY Chopstick Bowls
Bryan Parks Reinvents Everyday Objects Into Asian Modern Chic Tableware
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