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Design Classics: "mono-a" Cutlery

January 9, 2015

Ironically, a goldsmith was behind the cutlery service that is now the very epitome of sober elegance. In 1959, Peter Raacke wanted to create an affordable alternative to ornate silverware. "mono-a" has become the best-selling cutlery of the postwar era.

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