While not a requirement to utility, this trait can provide an unexpected source of inspiration. It adds personality to the tool and offers insight into the human element of its design.

The hammer in this toolset would be marginally useful if the toolset was not lacking in critical qualities of fabrication, however the idea of the hammer, and the brute-force, definitive solution it implies, stimulates an intellectual utility which is more appreciable.

What's the point? 1. Suitability 2. Materials
3. Whimsy 4. Precision 5. Crafts(wo)menship
6. Application 7. Design 8. Technique