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10 Easy Pieces: Bistro-Style Stainless Flatware

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10 Easy Pieces: Bistro-Style Stainless Flatware

August 16, 2017

There’s something pleasing about resin-handled flatware; the handles are warm to the touch and are informal enough for everyday use. Here are our favorites.

From English master David Mellor: the simple Provencal Cutlery is crafted of stainless steel and resin with brass rivets; $data-src=
Above: From English master David Mellor: the simple Provencal Cutlery is crafted of stainless steel and resin with brass rivets; $101.25 for a five-piece place setting at Heath Ceramics.
The Sabre Vintage Bistrot Grey Flatware Set is made in France with colored resin handles and an antique metal finish; $65 at March.
Above: The Sabre Vintage Bistrot Grey Flatware Set is made in France with colored resin handles and an antique metal finish; $65 at March.
 

Designed in the 30s by a trio of architects, the stainless Alessi Serie 40 Flatware features dark blue, almost black, high-strength plastic handles. You can purchase a giant set piece by piece, starting at $57 for six coffee spoons at Alessi.
Above: Designed in the 1930s by a trio of architects, the stainless Alessi Serie 40 Flatware features dark blue, almost black, high-strength plastic handles. You can purchase a giant set piece by piece, starting at $57 for six coffee spoons at Alessi.
Dubost Ivory Languiole Flatware with ivory-colored handles and tempered stainless steel is $70 for a set of five at Sur La Table.
Above: Dubost Ivory Languiole Flatware with ivory-colored handles and tempered stainless steel is $70 for a set of five at Sur La Table.
Gingko Le Prix Flatware, available in several different colors, is $50.59 for a -piece flatware set (service for four) at Amazon.
Above: Gingko Le Prix Flatware, available in several different colors, is $50.59 for a 20-piece flatware set (service for four) at Amazon.
The Sabre Basic 5-Piece Place Setting is made of stainless steel and acrylic handles (shown in gray); $76.50 for the set at Yvonne Estelles.
Above: The Sabre Basic 5-Piece Place Setting is made of stainless steel and acrylic handles (shown in gray); $76.50 for the set at Yvonne Estelles.
Another line from Jean Dubost is the Pradel  Flatware, shown in black, available through Jean Dubost.
Above: Another line from Jean Dubost is the Pradel 1920 Flatware, shown in black, available through Jean Dubost.
From Italian flatware brand Mepra, the Fantasia Flatware Set, shown in China White, have resin handles; $75 for a set of five at March.
Above: From Italian flatware brand Mepra, the Fantasia Flatware Set, shown in China White, have resin handles; $75 for a set of five at March.
Pottery Barn makes a set of bistro-style flatware. The Cafe Flatware -Piece Set in Black has resin bakelite handles; $99 for the set.
Above: Pottery Barn makes a set of bistro-style flatware. The Cafe Flatware 20-Piece Set in Black has resin bakelite handles; $99 for the set.
The Argent Orfévres St. Lauren 5-Piece Place Setting with tortoise shell printed resin handles; $0 for the set at Williams-Sonoma.
Above: The Argent Orfévres St. Lauren 5-Piece Place Setting with tortoise shell printed resin handles; $100 for the set at Williams-Sonoma.
Designed in 60 by Peter Raacke, the Mono-E flatware is made of brushed steel with ebony handles; a five-piece setting of Mono-E Flatware is $384. at the Modern Room.
Above: Designed in 1960 by Peter Raacke, the Mono-E flatware is made of brushed steel with ebony handles; a five-piece setting of Mono-E Flatware is $384.20 at the Modern Room.
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on March 16, 2012.

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