Considering that math is the universal language, I'm not surprised that more than one designer has been inspired by it. Just take a look at the Fisica Applicata collection. Through applied physics, this latest line by Acquacalda offers an abundance of knowledge in addition to other obvious and practical uses.
For instance, the Archimede's Scale weighs ingredients when immersed in water. For more information about each piece in the Fisica Applicata collection, click on the source links.