Different from the standard cutlery which mainly consists of curved surfaces, TI-1 series looks as if it consists of many small mirrors.
It was designed in 1990, and it is surprising that it keeps the contemporary design and usability over years. The series is finished by 40-50 production processes combining human hand and machinery. The unique & modern shape gives charming essence to your table. Prized for Good Design Award in 1990 and iF Design Award in 1993.
The matt type is a special edition for Metrocs by requesting to its designer Takenobu Igarashi.
Born in Hokkaido, Japan in 1944. He has been receiving high reputation as a graphic and product designer in 80s. One of his major works is the Poster Calendar for MoMA. In 1944, after 25 years career as a designer, he moves his base to Los Angeles and concentrate on the sculpture. Back to Japan in 2004, he is working on the sculpture and relief for the various public areas in Japan. His works are preserved as permanent collection in more than 30 countries' public art museums.