Montblanc C is the meaning of combining the cooking experience and the chef moments. It can help MONTBLANC brand extend their market to kitchen area, since the other luxury brands haven’t target the commercial kitchen knives area.
14 Weeks | Personal Project
5th Term Level in ArtCenter
More than half of U.S. adults claim they really enjoy cooking (53%) and more than a third consider the kitchen to be the most important room in the home (35%)
Cooking increased overall from 2003 to 2016. The percent of college-educated men cooking increased from 37.9% in 2003 to 51.9% in 2016.
The commercial kitchen knives market is poised to grow by USD 134.1 million during 2020-2024.
Straight edges and simplify style makes the knife set clean and modern.
Most lines are straight but will have slightly curved to connect.
The surface that connect the handle and the metal part will be smoothly transition from organic to angular.
The design will be precise on how to well-organized.
"Montblanc C" is the meaning of combining cooking experience and chef moments. This design creates anti-bacterial space for knives and cutting boards and will make the cutting experience extremely smooth. It is a high-tech kitchen set to build a new home product market for the Montblanc brand, which contained four essential knives, two cutting boards, one storage.
Storage in Kitchen
The Montblanc C storage can be place on the kitchen table or under the cabinet.
Battery Lighting | Charging Port
There is one battery lighting on each side, so that user can notice the battery in an easy gesture. There are one charging port in each side, so that it can fit in to different kitchens.
The motion sensor will catch user’s movement. It can open automative so that user do not need to touch the storage if their hands are wet while cooking.
There are six gap space for family essential knives.
It has one magnetic holder on each side and will follow the track towards to the storage. So when it closed, the knife will be aligned in the storage.
Two Cutting Boards
Having one cutting board for food before cooking and another one is for food that already cook. Two cutting boards in two colors will help user anti-bacterial.
While the user finished, they can lift the cover a little and the sensor will automative close it. Or user can manually close it.
The knife sharpener can be hide inside of the storage. When the knife need to be more sharp, user can rotate the knife sharpener. And there are four steps to guide user sharp their knife.
Cutting Boards Surface
At the edges, the concave surface is designed to guide the water or any liquid.
Uses︎: Cutting︎︎︎︎︎︎ through thick bread crusts︎. Fruits and vegetables with tough outer skins.
Uses︎: Chopping, Slicing︎Mincing, Dicing
Uses: tomato, sausage, cold cuts, crusty bread. ︎︎︎︎︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎︎︎︎︎︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎︎︎ ︎︎︎︎︎︎
Uses︎: Mincing︎Peeling, Coring ︎Removing eyes in potatoes.
Knife Design Language
Inspired by the Montblanc Letter Opener
Knife Handle With Texture
Although using one material for all knives but adding texture to the handle part will improve holding experience for users.