Since 1948, the MaisonDegrenne hasestablisheditself as a symbol of French lifestyle and a must-havein family homes asitisinhigh-profilerestaurants,luxuryhotelsand business classairlines.
Guy Degrenne started as an entrepreneur drivenby avision: makingfinecraftsmanshipaccessible toeveryone. Hesawstainlesssteelasamaterial whose strengthandlongevitymade theperfectchoice for cutlery: easycare,modernstyleandaffordability. He hadasecond revolutionary idea:recyclethearmourofthetanksabandonedontheNormandybeachesaftertheWW2 tousethecuttingdiesand presstoolsthatwouldmakethecutlery.
Creativity for the foodies
Degrenne established a product unit in Vire, Normandy (also known for its Camembert Cheese and Apple Cider), and further expanded with aporcelainfactory near Limoges. Inspired by the chefs, the Degrenne collections grace the table of the foodies all over the world. Today attheVireandLimogesproductioncentres,passionate craftspeopleperpetuate expertiseandinnovation, such as the new range created in collaboration with designer Philippe Starck.
The Salam Teapot, Tea never tasted so beautiful
AniconoftheMaisonDegrennesince1953,theSalamteapotisinstantlyrecognisable. Itsexuberantspoutis inspiredby the Bedouinteapots and the welcoming hospitality of sharing a freshly brewed pot. The Salam's design combines the artisanal expertise of Degrenne: metal and porcelain. Sold in 45 countries, it is exposed at the MoMa in New York. Beautiful AND Smart: it felt-lined warmer keeps tea at an optimum temperature for twice as long as a classic teapot. Its Mid-Century Moderndesign remainsauniquepiecetothisday:aSalamteapotissoldevery20minutesaroundtheworld!
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