After allegedly being used by the 9/11 terrorists to gain access to the flight decks, the Stanley knife became a weapon of choice. This project references the traditional typology of the flat-back, updated with a contemporary narrative.

Stanley knife

The glaze references the colour of chlorine, used for chemical warfare.

Stanley knife

Flat-back

Stanley knife

Negative space flat-back

Coloured Stanley knifes

Bright playful colours downplay the danger of the knife

Stanley knife

The thick clear glaze makes the knifes look jelly-like.

Stanley knife

Positive space flat-back.

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