10 of the best cutlery sets
Hosting a gathering this Christmas and in need of additional cutlery for those extra place settings?
Here's Design Hunter's edit of 10 of the best cutlery sets, including classics from Arne Jacobsen and Gio Ponti alongside newer collections from designers including Scholten and Baijing.
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Above: Scholten and Baijing's 24 piece cutlery set for Royal VKB has an elegant, minimalist form - the design was inspired by folded paper.
Above: This matt stainless steel cutlery set was designed by Arne Jacobsen for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen in 1957.
Above: The 24 piece Moon cutlery set by Cutipol is made from stainless steel with a matt gold finish.
Above: A delightful children's dining set by Villeroy and Boch. Each piece is playfully etched with a figure of a boy, girl, cat or dog.
Villeroy and Boch's Notting Hill cutlery set has a bold, minimalist design with a wide, but low profile handle, giving it a substantial feel whilst keeping it light.
The Gio Ponti range from Sambonet has a smooth, flat design and a highly polished finish.
David Mellor's London cutlery range feels satisfyingly solid and weighty in the hand, is beautifully sculpted and has a silky matt finish. (It was our wedding cutlery and so it's what will be on our table this Christmas.)
A practical, but stylish 24 piece set designed to evoke casual, cafe dining and perfect for everyday use.
Jesper Ståhl's cutlery range for Design House Stockholm combines streamlined matt polished steel with smooth curved black handles.
The sleek, squared Bauhaus design from Cutipol.
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Design Hunter ran a similar post on cutlery sets last year. You can view the 2012 selection here for more inspiration.