- Brand: Puiforcat Paris
- Product: Cutlery
- Country: France
True art happens when you apply inspiration with creative freedom to design something so simple, and yet so beautiful, that it transforms the ordinary into the exceptional.
For his first foray into flatware, French designer Patrick Jouin drew inspiration from Zermatt, an opulent Swiss ski resort surrounded by breathtaking mountains including the 4478m summit of the Matterhorn. The harsh majesty of the Alpine terrain is reflected in the strong, sharp lines of the fork and dinner knife.
Fashioned in stainless steel, the cutlery collection created in 2010 for the House of Puiforcat in Paris has already been deemed a classic of contemporary design by authoritative observers. In fact, some of the world’s top museums, from the Centre Pompidou in Paris to the New York Museum of Arts and Design, have sung the collections praises.
This line is also available upon request in a gold immersion finish, in which the objects are dipped in a 24-carat gold bath.
- Designer: Patrick Jouin
- Name: Zermatt
- Photos: Thomas Duval
- Year: 2010