“I realised that cooking was one of the more challenging tasks (for them) … There’s this fear of getting cut, injured or scalded by hot water or hot surfaces.”
For example, he designed a special set of kitchen utensils including a knife, a chopping board and a stove ring to help them gain tool confidence,
a retractable guard on the knife serves as a physical anchor and guides the fingers to avoid direct blade contact. It also allows the blind to clean off any food that is stuck on the blade with a simple trigger. Chopping Board The side tray, which pegs freely on the sides of the board, acts as an extension of the hand to gather and efficiently transfer ingredients with less spillage. Teaspoon Used in any cup or mug, the spoon’s integrated buoy floats when liquid is added to lower the risk of scalds or burns.
As a winner of the James Dyson Award 2018, Kevin starts thinking bigger and looks forward to optimising those products for a small scale production and launch the collection through social organisations like Project Dignity in Singapore.
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Photo Source: Kevin Chiam website
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