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Post By FUEL2009
10 Awesome Bottle Openers From Around the World
There are hundreds of ways to open a bottle of beer, and believe me, I’ve tried many of them. It’s not until you’ve nearly punctured your hand shimming a knife under the cap or stooped to the desperate low of using your teeth (not recommended!), that you realize how ingenious a tool the bottle opener really is. Sure, a bottle opener is not much more than a simple lever, but it’s incredibly efficient, and left in the hands of designers it can take some unexpectedly beautiful forms. In an ode to the tool, Okolo, a Czech-based creative collective, curated 25 bottle openers from around the world and put them on display for their new exhibition, Open & Drink!
The show sources openers from 11 countries, and the variety is telling. The selection includes contemporary pieces like a simple welded steel lever made by young Czech designers and a minimalist wooden block that employs a hole and a steel plate to lift a cap off. But it also highlights some old classics like Germany’s ubiquitous metal Monopol opener, which has a piece of rubber on the back that slides over a bottle top to seal in freshness if you were somehow unable to finish your beer. “I bought my Monopol some years ago in Germany,” says Okolo co-founder Adam Štěc, ”but after a lot of research we still couldn’t uncover when exactly it was designed. It’s a mystery.”
A bottle opener can be a pretty good lens on what’s happening in design.
the 3rd one is pretty neat and simple BUT IMO "DARWAZAY KA KUNDA" FTW
yep exactly! for me its kundi ka top part
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where is this ?
Used to be in Jeffrey Dahmers refrigerator.
Originally Posted by manigamer
Last edited by FUEL2009; 22-08-13 at 02:02 AM.
mje tou sari pasand ayi hy !!!! =d
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