Brands & companies found at Abode New York include:
CUTIPOL is the best result of a constant effort for improvement, an insatiable spirit of innovation and the gathering of expertise and know-how over several generations going back to the very origins of the cutlery industry in Portugal. The biggest quality manufacture has been regarded not as an option but as an absolute necessity. Judicious selection of raw materials. Ergonomic study of the shapes. Sober, practical and refined design. Perfection in finish.
Round Building Interior by Michael Hopkins in Sheffield, England
DAVID MELLOR DESIGN operates on the simple principle that well-designed equipment can improve your life. The company was set up by David Mellor, Royal Designer for Industry. Mellor was a key figure in British design with an international reputation as designer, manufacturer and shopkeeper. Born in Sheffield and originally trained as a silversmith, he always specialized in metalwork and is particularly famous for his cutlery which won numerous design awards and which is in many international collections.
150 years of tradition in manufacturing cutlery recognizes GENSE as one of Europe’s largest suppliers of cutlery. Gense was established in 1856 by Gustav Erikson and is today one of Scandinavia’s largest producers of stainless steel cutlery.
What started as a glass factory in IITTALA, Finland, today celebrates generations of essential objects that are made to enrich people’s everyday lives. We believe objects should be distinctive, combinable and multi-functional, with lasting design that inspires individual use and expression. As a company based in Finland, where quality, aesthetics and functionality are important values, Iittala believes in interior design that lasts a lifetime. The progressive philosophy of our design heroes, Kaj Franck and Alvar Aalto, still inspires us to keep Iittala forever relevant.