The brainchild of Dr. Karl Ulrich (Vice Dean of Innovation at UPenn’s Wharton School of Business) and experienced product designer Jeff Salazar of Lunar Design Studio, the Belle-V is made from alumininum, so it’s lightweight and strong, but is also extremely heat conductive. The metal allows for body heat from a user’s hand to move down the handle to the head for easier scooping, potentially making it an innovative option for scoop shops like CH favorite Jeni’s. Designed with comfort in mind, the elegant scoop features an asymmetrical, elongated head that allows the scooper to keep their wrist straight, making short work of frozen desserts. Taking a note from Sherman Kelly’s celebrated scoop design, the Belle-V is cast in aluminum, and polished by hand to an attractive finish. There are also plans to release a left-handed version next year.
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