The “Mu” cutlery set, designed by architect Toyo Ito for Alessi

DESIGN

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“Sharp, yet with a touch of sensitivity and elegance…
Linear, yet with an organic quality of plants…
We intend to shift our familiar sensations with chopsticks onto cutlery”
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Toyo Ito

The "MU" cutlery service is in 18/10 stainless steel.

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It includes table spoon, table fork and table knife, dessert spoon, dessert fork, dessert knife, pastry fork, tea spoon, coffee spoon and mocha coffee spoon.
The range also features four types of serving cutlery: salad set, ladle, cake server, serving spoon and serving fork.
They can form sets for 1 person (5 pieces), 6 persons (24 pieces) and 12 persons (75 pieces).

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“MU” means “hexagon” in Japanese.
The hexagonal section of the handle is created using a mould and the intricate manufacturing process involves various stages.
The precision of the slim, full handle is reminiscent of the shape of Oriental chopsticks and contrasts with the rounded profiles of the spoons and the knife blades.

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