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David Mellor London Stainless Steel collection shows his characteristic mastery of form. This superb new cutlery is beautifully sculpted, its subtleties accentuated by the silky matte finish and distinctive offset maker’s mark. The weight in the hand is precisely judged but still wonderfully elegant as well as good to hold. A modern cutlery design of radical simplicity.
Designed in 2004, London Stainless Steel appeals to those who appreciate pure, understated, contemporary design.
"In almost fifty years of cutlery design (yes, Pride was first produced in 1953) I have been hoping one day to arrive at the absolute minimal set made to the finest possible standards — a sort of minimal de luxe. I took as the starting point the ultimate flat knife which I considered to be functionally viable. The flat form was then developed in the fork and three spoons, designed ergonomically to cover all requirements; a capacious soup/serving spoon, middle-size dessert spoon and smaller tea/coffee spoon."
—David Mellor as told to John Sorrell, Creative Island: Inspired Design from Great Britain (Te Neues Publishing Company, 2002)
Brushed finish. Knife blades are made from high carbon stainless steel for a superior cutting edge. A serrated steak knife is included in the range.
David Mellor steak knife sets comes in handmade plywood boxes with sliding lid. Each knife has its individual slot. David Mellor knife sets come in specially designed birch wood boxes with a sliding lid. These make perfect gift sets and the handmade boxes can provide permanent safe storage for your knives. The boxes are designed to stack up neatly.
David Mellor London Steak Knife Set. Photo: Michael Bodiam/The Financial Times.
London Stainless Steel is available in the following sets: