The Cocktail Ritual

Rachel Eva

WOMH Launches New Kickstarter: Standard Spoon for Craft Cocktails

UPDATE: Kickstarter Project is now LIVE!   Check it out on Kickstarter Now!   With the beginning of 2014, Work of My Hands is doing something new.  We've been experimenting with product design and development as a creative way to use our design sensibilities and project management experience. This month we're launching a new brand of high-quality bar spoons! "Bar spoons?" you may ask with a quizzical brow.  Yes, bar spoons.  Our love of craft industries directs itself toward art, clothing, home design, culinary prowess, and a healthy appreciation of the craft cocktail.  It just so happens that this time,...

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Rachel Eva

What is this Kickstarter thing anyway?

If you're not familiar with the crowd funding platform Kickstarter, you'll probably give me a confused look when I say "We're planning on Kickstarting in January!" "You're planning what?" (blank stares) Kickstarter.com is a web-based crowd-funding platform for creative projects. Other crowd-funding sites are gaining strength, but Kickstarter is the largest of its kind for US projects. And it's changing the way business is done, and new products are created, and the way people shop. We launched a Kickstarter Project in March 2012 to fund a new collection of sculptures that use electricity. People launch all kinds of creative projects...

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Rachel Eva
Standard Spoon Prototype: Stirred, not Shaken.

Standard Spoon Prototype: Stirred, not Shaken.

After a lot of learning, decision making, and some practice, we finally have some wonderful spoons to share with you that we are immensely proud of! From start to finish, this gallery documents the progress of individual parts and their assembly into the final product - the Standard Spoon. Our design for final production is slightly different to accommodate more efficient manufacturing processes.  However, the overall look and functionality of the final spoon will be very similar to these prototypes. One major point of attention for us in this whole project has been the connection point between the spoon head...

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Rachel Eva
Sneak Preview

Sneak Preview

Standard Spoon (Protoype)  As some of you may have guessed, Standard Spoon is a shiny newborn, still screaming from the prototype workshop. Except without the baby smell. Rachel Eva and I had so many moments dreaming, designing and planning.  We love the creative design process and the strategy and planning required to fabricate and manufacture goods.  We also had to do a lot of testing. Which means we had to make many cocktails. Which, IN NO WAY is sad!

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