The pampered chef kitchen shears are a great pair of kitchen scissors. These multi-purpose shears are sharp and practical, and they are able to be used for many purposes. I enjoy using them for cutting through meat, cutting pizza into slices, and helping trim meat. These kitchen aid shears are easy to store. Ease of Cleaning the kitchen aid shears are very easy to clean; i usually rinse off any excess ingredient that remains on the shears. Then I place them into the dishwasher silverware tray to fully sanitize. Durability the kitchen aid shears are very durable and well constructed; i have had no issues with them not cutting through an object or breaking on something that i was trying to cut. Design Based on the success I have had with the kitchen aid shears, I feel they are designed very well. I would highly recommend them based on their effectiveness of cutting, easiness to clean, and durability.