Toraxe is an axe like no other! Heavily driven by the principle of fluidity of form, the handle carries a visually striking form that couldn’t be further away from the conventional handle that it replaced; as striking as this is, it also offers safety benefits to the user too. The handguard, that gently merges into the blade-housing, protects the user’s hand whilst simultaneously keeping it in an ergonomic position.
A material change is the only element visually separating the axe’s handle from the blade; the fluid design and bold, sweeping curves are continued onto the blade, visually connecting the two components together and creating a physically interesting product. Toraxe certainly brings a refreshing re-design to the humble axe, and with added functionality and safety intertwined throughout the product, it makes for an appealing alternative!
Designer: Nikola Djuraskovic
This article was sent to us using the ‘Submit A Design’ feature.
We encourage designers/students/studios to send in their projects to be featured on Yanko Design!