coming from a family of chefs I developed a fondness for culinary tools and wanted to capture this essence within my design tools
thought process 
i believe in the power of tools because they shape our world. great tools just don't shape the world; they have a certain finesse to them that build our soul and the work it holds. in the race for efficiency we've stripped out finesse from our tools. what has this done to our soul? 
mortar is a pencil sharpener inspired by the experience of using a mortar & pestle

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