This is the original bent-nail bottle opener designed by Brendan Ravenhill. A single bent nail embedded in an ergonomic wooden handle functions as a lever to pry open your beverage. Magnets are inlaid on both sides. One catches the removed bottle cap and the other holds the opener on your fridge when not in use.
Fort Standard is a contemporary design studio and manufacturer based in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Founder and Designer Gregory Buntain explores the interplay of natural materials and modern production processes to create distinctive designs rooted in simplicity and functionality. Merging progressive design thinking with an obsessive approach to craft, Fort Standard’s lighting, furniture and home goods help transform everyday spaces into ideal living environments.
I designed the Bent-Nail Bottle Opener at a time when I was thinking a lot about objects that get better through use and wear, like a pair of blue jeans or a cast iron pan. Read More on the Areaware Blog...