Ideo has designed a range of kitchen tools for Swiss company Zyliss which launch across mainland Europe and the UK in the next few weeks. Called Balance and manufactured in stainless steel and ceramic-like plastic, the range encompasses 24 products, including a pizza cutter, ladle, spoons, cups, spatulas and peelers. The consultancy focused on the ergonomics, cleanability and functionality of the tools, according to an Ideo spokeswoman. They are designed for both leftand right-handed users and each features a different handle design.
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