There are so many kitchen and other home gadget designs that claim to make life easier. While many may add new functionality to your life they often cost more than they are worth or perform redundant tasks at best, and at worst add long-term clutter to your house while making you work harder than ever to get things done.

Simple but quite brilliant, this combination cutting-board-and-scale combination would actually be a useful addition to the kitchen. It combines two kitchenware designs that are individually essential but together could take up less space, mean fewer things to clean and make the cutting and weighing of food during preparation even easier.