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Beak Shears / Tool design

Beak Shears
Beak Shears

Beak enables one-handed interaction by combining gripping and cutting. This special harvesting tool is the result of an extensive investigation of a cutting tool taxonomy. A new concept was created, combining the essentials of an own scissor collection with the needs found in the research.
Until now, in order to enable single-handed harvesting with shears, the gripping and the cutting process had to be separated in time. Using Beak it is possible to equip both hands with scissors and thus work two-handed in confined spaces such as vertical farms. Beak benefits one-handed people, as they would be able to grip, hold and cut with the same hand.


Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin

Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin
Berlin, Germany

Dominic Domingos,
Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin