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69 Cutting-Edge Knives

From Professional Protective Kits to Bladed Writing Utensils

— October 29, 2011 — Art & Design
These cutting-edge knives indicate a continued fascination with an incredibly ancient tool. The humble origins of the classic knife began shortly after human's mastered the art of walking upright. Nowadays, knives take many different shapes and fulfill a multitude of tasks. A knife can be the hook-line-and-sinker of intimidation for a gangster, the right hand man to a chef and the difference between life and death to an outdoors man.

There is a virtually endless list of situations where a trusty blade can certainly come in handy, so it's not surprising that the market has been inundated with so many sharp designs created to fulfill a specific purpose. From helpful kitchen slicers to cleverly concealed blades, these cutting-edge knives have more than shown their adaptability and purpose.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
66
Fruity Serrated Cutters
Fruity Serrated Cutters
The Watermelon Knife Looks Adorable and Cuts Like a Champ
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65
Sleek Cheese-Cutters
Sleek Cheese-Cutters
La Via Lattea Cheese Knives From Alessi Come in 5 Different Designs
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64
Bladed Writing Utensils
Bladed Writing Utensils
The Butterfly Knife Pen is a Street Legal Writing Utensil
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63
Multitasking Kitchen Cutters
Multitasking Kitchen Cutters
The Just Eat 'Eatensil' Does Pretty Much Everything
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62
Stack Sliding Tool Boxes
Stack Sliding Tool Boxes
Keiji Ashizawa Pays Tribute to Tradition with his 'Hirosaki Knife Box'
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61
Trusty Cutting Utensils
Trusty Cutting Utensils
The Norpro Tomato Holder Ensures an Even Cut for Your Salad
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60
Morbid Blade Tools
Morbid Blade Tools
The 'Sharp Act Knife Sharpener' Brings Decapitating Magic to the Kitchen
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59
Kid-Approved Kitchen Utensils
Kid-Approved Kitchen Utensils
The Colorful Kai Pure Komachi 2 Knife Set is Irresistibly Fun
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58
Slicing Flatbread Spatulas
Slicing Flatbread Spatulas
Pizza Scissors Make Serving Your Supper Supreme
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57
Sleek Slicer Sets
Sleek Slicer Sets
Onus Knife Blocks Hold Sophisticated Cutters for Making Gourmet Meals
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56
Cutting Edge Hybrids
Cutting Edge Hybrids
The Wusthof Classic Nakiri Knife Slices and Dices Like No Other
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55
Bicycle Grip Knife
Bicycle Grip Knife
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54
Technicolor Culinary Cutters
Technicolor Culinary Cutters
Taylor's Coloured Kitchen Knife Block is Vibrantly Razor Sharp
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53
Safe Shellfish-Shuckers
Safe Shellfish-Shuckers
The OSSA Knife from Westley Nunn Makes Opening Oysters Safer
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52
Curved Cuisine Cutters
Curved Cuisine Cutters
The LucidiPevere Normann Copenhagen Circular Kitchen Knife
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51
Sweet Chef's Knives
Sweet Chef's Knives
The Kyocera Kyotop Damascus Pakka Chef's Knife is Cutting-Edge
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50
Designer Penknives
Designer Penknives
Vivienne Westwood Makes the Great Outdoors Fashionable
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49
Badass Blade Magnets
Badass Blade Magnets
The Knife Fridge Magnet from ThinkGeek is Awesomely Intimidating
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48
Bladed Fashion Accessories
Bladed Fashion Accessories
The 'YOU Are Sooo Sharp' Earrings Provide Fashionable Protection
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47
Edible Knives
Edible Knives
Swiss Army Chocolate
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46
Puzzle Pocket Knives
Puzzle Pocket Knives
Waiter's Friend is the Perfect Combination for All of Your Drinking Needs
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45
Swiss Army Remotes
Swiss Army Remotes
The Victorinox Remote is a Clever Concoction
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44
Macabre Men's Neckpieces
Macabre Men's Neckpieces
Cyberoptix TieLab
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43
Voodoo Knife Set
Voodoo Knife Set
UPDATE: Now Available
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42
Sea Predator Utensils
Sea Predator Utensils
Raul Chavez's Shark Attack Cutlery Set Makes Food Time Fun
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41
Tiny Avian Knives
Tiny Avian Knives
The Uselen Paper Knife-Hummingbird is Sleek and Smooth
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40
The Wenger Giant Swiss Army Knife
The Wenger Giant Swiss Army Knife
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39
Black Ceramic Blades
Black Ceramic Blades
Slice and Dice in the Kitchen with the Edge of Belgravia Knives
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38
Spicy Steak Knives
Spicy Steak Knives
Cutting Edge Designs by Carlo Contin
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37
Glorified Box-Cutters
Glorified Box-Cutters
The Rapid Warrior Utility Knife Is the Swiss Army Knife For Manly Men
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36
Airplane-Safe Knives
Airplane-Safe Knives
The Klever Kutter For Post 911 Travel
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35
Celebratory Celebrity Knives
Celebratory Celebrity Knives
James Franco's Brad Renfro Forever Switchblade Shows Love and Respect
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34
Modular Knife Blocks
Modular Knife Blocks
Aaron Root's Knives Are Individually-Packaged & Magnetized
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33
Self-Cleaning Knife Blocks
Self-Cleaning Knife Blocks
Germ-Killing Kitchen Gadgets
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32
Giant Swiss Army Knives
Giant Swiss Army Knives
10-in-1 Garden Tool
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31
Marine Mammal Cutters
Marine Mammal Cutters
Tetsu Yamashita Designed these Wicked Whale Knives
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30
Charity Cookware
Charity Cookware
Special Edition Pink Knives
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29
Crystallized Chef Knives
Crystallized Chef Knives
The Nesmuk Chef's Knife Will Keep You Cutting in Luxury
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28
Reimagined Kitchen Knives
Reimagined Kitchen Knives
Jongwoo Choi's Swing Capsule Puts Safety First
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27
Card-Sized Knives
Card-Sized Knives
The Creditor Carbon Fiber Money Clip Knife Will Keep Your Money Safe
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26
Badass Black Blades
Badass Black Blades
The Stelton Pure Black Knives Seem Made for Ninja Cooks
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25
Badass Survival Knives
Badass Survival Knives
Bear Grylls Ultimate Multitool Takes Care of Business in Dire Situations
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24
Professional Protective Kits
Professional Protective Kits
'Tha Business Self-Defense Kit' is Designed for the Workplace
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23
Multifunctional Asian Cutlery
Multifunctional Asian Cutlery
The Vera Wiedermann Chopstick Cutlery Makes Eating Easy
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22
Do-It-All Pocket Knives
Do-It-All Pocket Knives
The Dan Nelson Swiss Army Knife Ad Shows 'Everything's Inside'
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21
Weaponized Food Utensils
Weaponized Food Utensils
Jeff Pinard's Battle-Ready Cutlery Concept are Fit for Klingons
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20
Gangster Shaving Knives
Gangster Shaving Knives
The George Christou 'G Blade' Looks like a Deadly Weapon
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19
Nesting Knives
Nesting Knives
'Meeting' Cutlery
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18
Precision Pizza Cutters
Precision Pizza Cutters
Make the Perfect Cut Every Time With the Equalizer Multi-Blade Rocker
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17
Pretty Pocket Protection
Pretty Pocket Protection
Pimped Swiss Army Knife
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16
Caring Knives
Caring Knives
Swiss Army Peace Knife
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15
Crocheted Weapon Campaigns
Crocheted Weapon Campaigns
These Martial Arts Hapkido Ads Turn Knives to Knitting
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14
Rad Repurposed Slicers
Rad Repurposed Slicers
Cutting Up Knives Breathes New Life into Discarded Kitchen Tools
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13
Modernized Primitive Weapons
Modernized Primitive Weapons
The Unique Fiber Optic Glass Knife by Mike Cook
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12
Sharp Survival Gear
Sharp Survival Gear
The Bear Grylls Collection by Gerber Gives You the Tools to Survive
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11
Skeletal Cutlery Sets
Skeletal Cutlery Sets
Andre Lassen's Skeletal Cutlery Makes Eating Breakfast Badass
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10
3-in-1 Knives
3-in-1 Knives
The Dreamfarm Oni Knife Conveniently Slices, Spreads and Cuts
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9
Nutty Pendant Knives
Nutty Pendant Knives
The Golden Peanut Pocket Knife Necklace is Dangerously Cute
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8
Featherlight Pocket Blades
Featherlight Pocket Blades
The Baladeo 34 Grams Knife is Weightless
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7
Customizable Pocket Knives
Customizable Pocket Knives
The Switch Modular Pocket Knife is Perfect for Playing MacGyver
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6
Credit Card Knives
Credit Card Knives
The Disguised Iain Sinclair 'CardSharp' Will Make You Feel Like Bond
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5
Miniature Multi-Tools
Miniature Multi-Tools
The Swiss Tech MMCSSS Micro-Max is Everything You Need on a Keychain
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4
Undead Military Blades
Undead Military Blades
Ka-Bar Zombie Killer Knives Prepares You to Kick Ass in the Apocalypse
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3
Creative Cooking Contraptions
Creative Cooking Contraptions
Kitchen Supplies That Exemplify & Enable Culinary Art
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2
Suave Weapon Staffs
Suave Weapon Staffs
Burger Knives' Sword Canes is a Luxurious Way to Defend Yourself
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1
Hidden Pocket Knives
Hidden Pocket Knives
German Made Key & Japanese Steel Rule Hide Knife Inside
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