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37 Creative Cookware Products

From Disability-Conscious Cutting Boards to Edible Dessert Spoons

— July 22, 2016 — Lifestyle
Part of what distinguishes humanity from other species is tool use, and some of the very first tools ever used dozens of millennia ago were cookware products, be they fire-hardened spits for roasting a succulent cut of mammoth or makeshift utensils for picking out the last few berries gathered that day. Cookware products have come a long way, though. Food is just as important to survival today as it was when troglodytes wandered the earth, and so it's no surprise that a vast amount of thought, creativity, and technology has gone into the tools that help us dine.

Some developments are primarily aesthetic, like wireframe dishware and 'Star Wars'-themed cookware that aim to make a more joyful eating experience. Others are practical, like meat-masticating utensils and dual-handed knives. Others still, like collapsible skillets and folding dish sets, help connect people with the hunting and gathering roots that spawned cookware in the first place by encouraging outdoor activities.
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Compact Hanging Dishes
Compact Hanging Dishes
The Dish and Cookware by Nendo Hangs on the Wall to Save Space
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36
Galactic Droid Cookware
Galactic Droid Cookware
These Star Wars Cupcake Pans Mold Your Cake to Look Like R2-D2
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35
Splattered Dye Glassware
Splattered Dye Glassware
These Tumblers Feature an Abstract Design with Speckles of Indigo Die
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34
Wireframe Dishware Collections
Wireframe Dishware Collections
Studio Dessuant Bone's 'Fasted' Rethinks the Ritual of Dining
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33
Jungle-Themed Dishware Collections
Jungle-Themed Dishware Collections
The Latest Hermes Housewares Collection is Inspired by Wildlife
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32
Easily Controlled Chopsticks
Easily Controlled Chopsticks
These Chopsticks Form to Your Hand and Don't Let Food Slip
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31
Steel Dishware Collections
Steel Dishware Collections
Best Made Company's Steel Plates and Cups Boast an Artisanal Look
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30
Upcycled Plastic Chopsticks
Upcycled Plastic Chopsticks
These Reclaimed Plastic Chopsticks Work to Reduce Ocean Waste
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29
Cleaning Camping Utensils
Cleaning Camping Utensils
The Jetboil Jetset Camping Cooking Gear is Elongated to Scour Pots
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28
Edible Dessert Spoons
Edible Dessert Spoons
These Chocolate Spoon Molds Make Dessert Even Sweeter
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27
Sculpted All-in-One Sushi Trays
Sculpted All-in-One Sushi Trays
This Bamboo Sushi Tray Features Space for Maki and Sides
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26
Artistic Guitar Spatulas
Artistic Guitar Spatulas
This Cooking Flipper is Shaped Creatively as an Electric Guitar
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25
Damage-Thwarting Frying Pans
Damage-Thwarting Frying Pans
The All-Clad d3 Armor Fry Pans Don't Feature Non-Stick Coatings
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24
Eight-Sided Silverware
Eight-Sided Silverware
This Brass Cutlery Project Reimagines Eating Utensils as Art
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23
Self-Elevating Chopsticks
Self-Elevating Chopsticks
The Gravity Chopsticks Serve as a More Sanitary Utensil
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22
Molecular Gastronomy Cutlery
Molecular Gastronomy Cutlery
The DUNE Flatware Set by Andrea Ponti Focuses on the Future of Food
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21
Meat-Masticating Utensils
Meat-Masticating Utensils
This Ground Meat Chopper Effectively Sections Meats and More
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20
Draining Sink Baskets
Draining Sink Baskets
The Aqua Sink Drainer is a Drying Rack that Unloads Excess Dish Water
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19
Fruity Spoon Straws
Fruity Spoon Straws
The Granadilla Helps Eaters Enjoy Sweet Fruit Flesh Without the Mess
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18
Range-Expanding Cooktops
Range-Expanding Cooktops
The Level Induction Cooking Plate Expands Kitchen Capabilities
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17
Folding Cookware Sets
Folding Cookware Sets
The Ohuhu 8-Piece Camping Cookware Set is Ideal for One or Two Campers
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16
Collapsable Camping Cookware
Collapsable Camping Cookware
The Sea to Summit Pots and Bowls Can Easily be Flattened for Travel
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15
Dual-Handed Knives
Dual-Handed Knives
The Easy-Cut Knife Lets Chefs Apply Pressure to the Spine for More Force
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14
Streamlined Stackable Cookware
Streamlined Stackable Cookware
The Tefal Ovation Collection Ensures a Space-Saving Design
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13
Grease-Absorbing Plates
Grease-Absorbing Plates
These Plates Absorb the Excess From Greasy Food for Healthier Meals
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12
Celestial Meteorite Knives
Celestial Meteorite Knives
The L-08 Muonionalusta Knife Sets are Made From Scandinavian Space Rock
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11
Bacteria-Eliminating Utensils
Bacteria-Eliminating Utensils
These Maple Wood Utensils Don't Absorb Flavor or Bacteria
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10
Collapsible Cookware
Collapsible Cookware
The 'Sea to Summit X-Pot' Makes It Easy to Prepare Food While Traveling
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9
Integrated Dishware Tables
Integrated Dishware Tables
The 'TableSet' by FIT R&D Features Ceramic Plates as the Table Surface
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8
Tiered Multi-Meal Cookware
Tiered Multi-Meal Cookware
These Stackable Dishes Make Warming Multiple Meals Effortless
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7
Stackable Japanese Cookware
Stackable Japanese Cookware
This Minimalist Cookware Features a Natural and Efficient Design
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6
Multifunctional Microwavable Cookware
Multifunctional Microwavable Cookware
Joseph Joseph's M-Cuisine Collection is for the Microwave
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5
Irregular-Edged Knives
Irregular-Edged Knives
Mark Wilson's Steel Blades are Cut into Shape Using Water
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4
Collapsible Outdoor Skillets
Collapsible Outdoor Skillets
The 'Takedown Skillet' by Best Made Company Boasts a Packable Design
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3
Scissor-Inspired Food Choppers
Scissor-Inspired Food Choppers
The Clever Cutter Two-in-One Utensil Quickens Food Preparation
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2
Modular Kitchen Utensils
Modular Kitchen Utensils
The Knife and Spatula Set by Juan Restrepo Features Ebony and Wood
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1
Disability-Conscious Cookware
Disability-Conscious Cookware
The 'Oneware' Series Makes Cooking a One-Handed Task
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