Pairing salt and pepper together into a single dispenser.
Salt and pepper are an essential part of the dining experience espeically in Western cultures.
I sought to bridge the disconnect between this inseparable pair by proposing a dual chambered salt and pepper grinder.
It is rare that design ever happens without constraints. In this case, ‘Flow Line’ era car styling cues and striving striving to emobody the post war spirit of the early 60s took hold of the project’s direction.
Brief market research shored up two potential buyer groups – the successful young hipster going after the retro look and feel; and the retiree who plays weekend golf but remembers the 60s like he was 10 years old.
Approximately 20 ideas were quickly rounded up from an initial ideation of 200+ concepts.
Prototyping quickly surfaced production challenges in terms of injection/blow-moulding procedures.