Cut Above

Modern Decor


The past and future collide in this remarkably beautiful fool-the-eye scissors, commissioned by Wallpaper magazine a few years ago for its annual issue featuring hand made products. One half of the scissors was handcrafted by Ernest Wright & Son, UK scissor makers for over a century. The other half, a collaboration between the design studio Dentsu London and New Zealand product designer Jamie McLellan, is a 3-D carbon print made with a rapid prototyping machine. Both halves are held together by hardware bearing the distinctive Wallpaper asterisk.

Photo: Dentsu London

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2 Comments

  1. Hotel Lighting

    Mar 5, 2013 at 2:44 pm

    It’s always a pleasure to happen upon places that still devote themselves to craftsmanship and limited quantities. Bringing together these seemingly opposed production styles is truly inspiring.

  2. Simon

    May 31, 2016 at 1:32 am

    The scissors looks great , I want have one .

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