The design of the 'Gridus' barbecue grid by Artemy Lebedev is inspired by the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet grid design. It looks like a normal BBQ grill with the addition of the grid's rows and numbered and lettered columns.
The spreadsheet-inspired 'Gridus' can help you figure out which piece of meat is bigger and add a touch of creativity to your food. Now that's geeky.
Implications - Interesting twists on commonplace activities are a good way to sell a product that is made by so many different companies in the same way. Companies that make products like barbeques, toasters and other such kitchen appliances that are basic necessities need to find ways to stand out so that consumer attention will be drawn towards them.