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Design by Tias Ekhoff, 1962.
"Maya", designed in 1962, has been a best-seller since the 1960's. The handle's wide and strong shape narrows triangularly. The flatware is comfortable to hold with its well-rounded edges. And the handle is made relatively wide for a good grip. Select from 4-piece and 16-piece sets.
Maya has been awarded the "good design prize" and the "Classic Award for Good Design" from the Norwegian Design Council. Maya is included in "Phaidons Design Classics" among the best designs in the world and it is exhibited in most of the well known museums around the world such as MoMA in New York and The Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
Finish is brushed stainless.
Material(s): Solingen-steel, brushed finish
C-1 C-1-5 C-2 C-2-20
Designer: Tias Eckhoff
One of Norway's most versatile designers, Tias Eckhoff was trained in Oslo and Denmark. His pioneering work for Porsgrund Porcelain and flatware designs for Georg Jensen, Dansk Knivfabrikk and Norsk Stålpress in the 1950s earned him several international honors. This work established his reputation as one of the leading young designers in the Scandinavian Design movement. Tias Eckhoff's cutlery and furniture are considered design classics.
Stelton was founded in Denmark, 1960 with humble beginnings selling steel hollowware. When administrative director Peter Holmblad established a cooperation with the leading Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen in 1964 they saught to create a true line of tableware where correlation of design between the individual items would always ensure harmonious table settings. The result was the now famous Cylinda-Line which was launched in 1967 and immediately attracted considerable attention for its serene and functionalist design. The company rapidly grew in Denmark and worldwide due to the success of Cylinda-Line.
Today, Stelton offers five different design-lines with products from more than 20 top-designers and thereby represents once again one of the most innovative and front-running companies of its kind. Stelton has been awarded the "ID-prize" by the Danish Design Council four times and a number of Stelton products are exhibited in a.o.The Museum of Modern Art and The Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Victoria & Albert Museum and British Museum, London; Staatliches Museum für angewandte Kunst, Munich and Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen; Louvre and Pompidou, Paris. On top of this, Stelton receives each year some of the world's most important international design prizes such as iF product design award, Red Dot, and FORM.
Stelton represents a special view of the world - we call it "a Stelton state of mind": to believe in surprising, innovative, clearly functional and high quality Scandinavian design. Stelton - awarded "Denmark's Coolest Brand 2005", "Superbrand 2006" and "Danish Design Prize 2007".View other products from Stelton