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Project: "Breakfast Knife "
Designer(s): Ayse KIRIMLI, Turkey
Category: , Professional
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Entry Description: The Berfend breakfast knife is a combination of a knife and a spoon together in one product. It is a problem-solving product with its unique spoon like curvy shape. While eating, It is a complexity to get liquid foods like honey and jam with a knife. This problem is usually solved by adding extra spoon on the table or spinning the knife not to pour the liquid out. Using the Berfend knife, the user doesn't need to spin the knife over and over. The product simply enables the user to get the liquid food easily by the curve it has.

About the Designer/Company
She was born in 1992 in Istanbul. She graduated from the Industrial Design program of Istanbul Arel University in 2014. She attended workshops taught by Gamze Guven and Umit Altun, held in collaboration with IMMIB throughout my education. In 2013, she won 2nd place at the “creative design at the sales point” workshop that had been organized by POPAI. She worked as a designer at Mercanlar Mutfak Esyaları AS between 2014 and 2015, and three of her designs are on the market. In 2015 she won first place in the Professional category of the IMMIB Industrial Design Competition. Her lighting product “figurelight” that is inspired by the human figure was featured in the 42 Maslak “makingculture” exhibit curated by Ali Bakova and Gokhan Karakus (Istanbul, 2015). She had the chance to work with Ali Bakova in the effective design in the kitchen project that had also been organized by IMMIB.