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Naturalistic Knife Sharpening Accessories

The OTOTO Blade Knife Sharpener is Animalistic

— February 3, 2020 — Art & Design
The OTOTO Blade Knife Sharpener is a humorous, animalistic accessory for the kitchen that will offer avid chefs with a way to keep their preparation utensils in the optimal condition for daily use. Designed by Lilach Eytan and the namesake kitchen product brand OTOTO, the unit features a rhinoceros-inspired design that positions the sharpening components between the horns of the animal. The rear body of the animal acts as the handle for keeping the unit in place while sharpening a knife and help to prevent unwanted shifting.

The OTOTO Blade Knife Sharpener is designed for use with most flat-edged knives and curved blades, and speaks to the increased popularity of whimsical kitchen products as consumers seek to incorporate playfulness into their daily life.
Trend Themes
1. Whimsical Kitchen Products - The trend of whimsical kitchen products opens up opportunities for businesses to create unique and playful accessories that make cooking more enjoyable.
2. Animal-inspired Designs - The trend of animal-inspired designs presents disruptive innovation opportunities for companies to create kitchen accessories with eye-catching and memorable aesthetics.
3. Optimal Knife Maintenance - The trend of emphasizing optimal knife maintenance provides opportunities for businesses to develop innovative sharpening accessories that enhance the durability and performance of kitchen knives.
Industry Implications
1. Kitchenware Manufacturing - The kitchenware manufacturing industry can leverage the trend of whimsical kitchen products to create a range of unique and playful accessories that appeal to consumers' desire for creativity and fun in the kitchen.
2. Product Design - The field of product design can tap into the trend of animal-inspired designs to create visually captivating and distinctive kitchen accessories that stand out in the market.
3. Knife Sharpening Tools - The knife sharpening tools industry can seize the trend of emphasizing optimal knife maintenance to develop innovative and efficient sharpening accessories that improve the longevity and functionality of kitchen knives.
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