Four-Holed Scissors Take the Tool to Mathematical End

Four-Holed Scissors Take the Tool to Mathematical End

MATHEMATICS scissors harbor mathematical principle seen in nautilus shells

Jason Brick
  • 6 april 2015

MATHEMATICS scissors, a joint project by iAN Yen and Design YxR, blend mathematics with functional beauty for a design that is comfortable and all too distinct.

The designers applied the golden proportion to improve the design of scissors, starting with how they are held. Most scissors have two holes at the gripping end, while their design features four—one for each finger.

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