Tableware

Bowl

Designed in 1953 by material researcher and civil engineer Herbert Krenchel, the iconic Krenit bowl is a perfect example of good Danish design.

Bread basket

Founded in 1921 by Giovanni Alessi, Alessi is a manufacturer of housewares and kitchen utensils, mostly known for their dreadful ‘designer’ objects.

Cocktail shaker

Founded in 1921 by Giovanni Alessi, Alessi is a manufacturer of housewares and kitchen utensils, mostly known for their dreadful ‘designer’ objects.

Decanter

The glassmaking company of La Rochère, in France’s Franche-Comté, has been making traditional French glass ware since 1475 and is the longest continuous running glass factory in Europe.

Dinnerware

Born in Vyborg, Finland, Kaj Franck (1911-1989) is considered the conscience of Finnish design. He removed everything excessive in his designs, leaving only the essentials.

Flatware

Regarded as one of the best-known designers in Britain, David Rogerson Mellor (1930–2009) was an English designer, manufacturer, craftsman and retailer.

Flatware (classic)

Founded in 1830 by Charles Christofle, when he took over the jewelry workshop of his wife’s family, Christofle is a manufacturer of fine silver flatware and home accessories.

Glassware

Founded in 1881 as a glassworks, Iitala is a Finnish design brand specialized in design objects, tableware and cookware.

Holloware

Founded in 1958 by Niels Stellan Høm and Carton Madelaire, Stelton is a Danish design company, best known for producing stainless steel tableware.

Milk glass

Founded in 1945 as registered trademark of Saint-Gobain (established 1665), a pioneer in the tempered glass technology, Duralex is a French glass tableware and kitchenware manufacturer.

Mug

Founded in 1920 in the United Kingdom, Falcon Enamelware has been an icon of British home life.

Oil & vinegar dispenser

Rafael Marquina i Audouard (1921-2013) is a Catalan designer and architect. In 1961 Marquina created a revolutionary oil/vinegar recipient that does not drip or become dirty.

Salt & pepper pots

Founded in 1853 by the miller Daniel Straub and the brothers Schweizer Metallwarenfabrik Straub & Schweizer, WMF is a German tableware manufacturer.

Serving tray

Founded in 1951 by William and Argyle Campbell, Cambro Manufacturing is a globally known foodservice industry manufacturer.

Soda glass

Founded in 1818 as the New England Glass Company, William L. Libbey took over the company in 1878 and renamed it the New England Glass Works, Wm. L. Libbey & Sons Props.

Soda syphon

Founded in 1896 as Aerators Ltd., Sparklets makes the most iconic soda syphons in the world. Sparklets came up with a gas bulb that could add bubbles to still water.

Stemware (classic)

Founded in 1764 when King Louis XV of France gave permission to Prince Bishop Cardinal Louis-Joseph de Laval-Montmorency to found a glassworks, Baccarat today is a manufacturer of fine crystal glassware.

Teapot (black tea)

A Brown Betty is a round teapot made from the red clay that was discovered in the Stoke-on-Trent area. This clay retained heat better and found use as the material for tea- and coffeepots as early as the seventeenth century.

Tureen

Founded in 1818 by Jean Louis Richard Pillivuyt, Pillivuyt SAS is a manufacturer of fine culinary porcelain and is considered one of the oldest and most prestigious porcelain manufacturers in France.

Vacuum jug

Founded in 1958 by Niels Stellan Høm and Carton Madelaire, Stelton is a Danish design company, best known for producing stainless steel tableware.

Wine glass

Founded in 1756, Riedel is an Austrian glassware manufacturer, best known for its glassware designed to enhance different types of wines.