Flatware (modern)

Mono-Metallwarenfabrik Seibel

Mono-A (1959), Peter Raacke

Founded in 1895 by Wilhelm Seibel as the Hessischen Metallwerke Gebr. Seibel, Mono is a manufacturer of flatware and designer products, known for its high standards of production. In 1936, Seibel made global fame with its Olympia Flatware for the Olympic Village in Berlin. The real success came in the 1950s when Herbert Seibel, grandson of the founder, focussed on design oriented products.

Designed in 1959 by Professor Peter Raacke, Mono-A is the quintessential design of the mono flatware family. This classic of modern design is seen as the purist’s definition of form and function. It is featured in the collection of several design museums and has won numerous domestic and international awards. Today, Mono-A is known as the most sold German flatware of the post-war era.

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