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OXO Utilty Knife / Utility Knife

OXO Utilty Knife
OXO Utilty Knife

universal design award 2008

universal design award 2008

The OXO Utility Knife features an innovative blade storage and replacement solution that’s safe and convenient. A large lever at the base of the handle pulls in the same direction as the door to unlock and open it in one easy motion. The spring-loaded blade cartridge presents the safe edge of the replacement blades upon opening. At the tool-end, visual cues aid the user in sliding the new blade into place in a manner that’s intuitive and doesn’t require extreme user precision, and a magnet holds it securely. With the blade replaced, the door can be swung closed, locked, and the knife is ready for use.

Client / Manufacturer

OXO International

OXO International
New York, United States

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Design

Smart Design

Smart Design
New York, NY, United States

Anthony DiBitonto, Goeran Jerstroem, Mark Prommel

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