From Sori Yanagi, whose work is represented in MoMA's collection, this flatware set and matching serving pieces represent the essence of Japanese design: warm and organic, yet minimal and sophisticated. MoMA has a long and storied history with Japan, featuring over 1,000 works in the collection by Japanese artists and designers including objects, tea-related items, textiles, furniture design, films, painting, and sculpture.This five-piece place setting includes a dinner fork and knife, soup spoon, salad fork, and teaspoon. Made of 18/8 stainless steel. Dishwasher-safe.
Why We Chose This
This set of flatware epitomizes the minimalist midcentury aesthetic of Japanese industrial designer Sori Yanagi, whose work is featured in MoMA’s collection. Yanagi’s designs beautifully fuse modern materials and forms with a Japanese folk craft sensibility to timeless effect.
In or Related to MoMA's Collection
The Museum of Modern Art established the world's first curatorial department devoted to architecture and design. MoMA Design Store carries a selection of design objects from that collection. We only offer authorized versions in the colors and materials selected by the original designers. MoMA's design collection is ever-changing, a reflection of the evolving field of design itself.