(Image credit: Apartment Therapy )

They look like bamboo throwing stars, but the Zesch line by Dutch design studio Michiel Cornelissen Ontwerp serves a less nefarious function. Domestic ninjas can lay them out individually as coasters, or join them together into a trivet or just a really cool art piece.

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy )
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy )

The coasters are made from laser-cut bamboo sheets and have a proprietary interlocking shape that allows them to connect in a hexagonal grid. Especially useful for cramped kitchens — you can keep a stack on your shelf and make as small or as large of a surface as you need, when you need it.

Find It: Zesch Interlocking Coasters at Michiel Cornelissen Ontwerp, $69.50 (set of 14)

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(Images: Michiel Cornelissen Ontwerp)