The people of the world have suffered enough at the hands of COVID-19. We fought it and have found our ways to live around it. With the pandemic still lurking over our heads we need every possible innovative solution to live with it and despite it which is where American singer Pharrell Williams Pebble, a reusable cutlery set comes in very handy. Call it an opportune time for him or the need to of the day, but the world surely needs ‘Pebble’ the wonderful part is created out of recycled CDs by design studio Pentatonic in collaboration with Pharrell Williams’ who is also spearheading creative brand I Am Other. Keeping in mind the fear looming over us to not use utensils at public places and also do our bit to save our Planet that already takes a toll, by avoiding the use of single-use plastic items this bring-your-own cutlery set comes across as the right thing at the right time. The kit comprises a knife, a fork, a spoon, a straw, and a set of chopsticks that fold away inside a smooth case that can be easily carried. It should be known that 10 billion CDs and DVDs have been disposed of in the USA alone since 2005 as people switch to streaming services. This material is recycled to make the cutlery set whereas the plastic used for producing ‘Pebble’ cutlery set comes from recycled food packaging, and the utensils are made from stainless steel.
The pebble cutlery set by Pharell Williams comes with a carabiner-style clip and lanyard for easy carrying. The case measures 105mm x 52mm x 54mm and the utensils are dishwasher safe. The Pebble is available from www.otherware.co for $59.