The Olababy Silicone Training Fork + Spoon Set has won the Red Dot Award for Product Design in the Babies and Children category.
The Olababy Silicone Training Fork + Spoon is ergonomically designed to encourage baby-led weaning and self-feeding, the company said. The product is made from a soft silicone made to maximize safety and prevent potential gum bruises and newly erupted teeth. The tools are hygienic and can hold an upright placement on any surface. The spoon has a flexible design to scoop up food at any angle while the fork was designed to help children learn how to spear solids and develop fine motor skills and dexterity.
Olababy reported designers, design offices and manufacturers from around 60 countries entered products in the Red Dot Award: Product Design in various categories. The Red Dot Jury assessed each product professionally, individually, and comprehensively in accordance with the motto “in search of design and innovation” to award the distinctions to the products they determined to have outstanding design quality.
“At Olababy, we are always looking for ways we can make modernize the feeding process, making it easier and safer for children and parents,” said co-founder Paul Wang. “Our innovative designs are made with babies’ growth in mind, and our new Training Fork + Spoon Set is designed to support baby-led weaning and feeding independence,” adding “We are very proud of this product and are so thrilled to have it recognized by Red Dot.”