Amos Marchant Design Studio
Industrial Product Design Studio

PRODUCT: Design Innovation

Design Innovation



Venn: The world's first folding Knife Block

When not in use the Knife Block can be placed in a drawer or if wall mounted, folded flat, keeping the knives clean and out of the reach of children.

Compact Kitchen

Innovation provides a point of difference and bringing value for a brand. It changes preconceptions and provides a feature of real benefit. 

Observation and user experiences informed the product development enabling kitchen knives to be stored more safely. Our engineering expertise transformed the design concept into a resolved product. We worked closely with the factory, producing prototype parts and proving mechanisms.

knife set

Knife collars are colour coded with knife block to securely hold knives in place. 


A simple push button locking mechanism enables user to quickly collapse or open up knife block.

wall storage

Limited worktop space? Knife block can easily be mounted and used on kitchen wall.