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want one / toothpick jar

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Now you need only two fingers rather than two hands to grasp a toothpick. Firstly toothpicks will slide into an internal groove, then you use a forefinger to push down from the front. While pushing down, a toothpick is pushed off the groove by the motion of a striker. Then you use your thumb to pick the toothpick up. Therefore only one toothpick is picked up each time. The overall styling comes from a combination of profiles of various rice varieties. The fabrication is delicate and eco-friendly by taking advantage of the metallic characteristics of zinc alloys.


National Taiwan University of Arts

National Taiwan University of Arts
New Taipei City, Taiwan

Hsin Lee,
National Taiwan University of Arts