Royal VKB have been making quality tableware and kitchenware since 1789, but in 2005 they set out to radically re-define themselves for the twenty-first century. Read more.
Accepting that the kitchen is no longer the main place where meals are cooked and eaten, they have created a new social dimension to their products. The Royal VKB French Carafe is a great example of their design philosophy. Complete with four glasses, it’s about sharing and socialising - without the formalities of a set meal but with all the fun of getting together.
Not that their products are not functional, they just take a different approach. Look at the Royal VKB Garlic Crusher for a great example of outside-the-box-thinking - no strenuous squeezing, just a casual roll while you make conversation.
Netherlands based Royal VKB have seen the future - and it’s pretty chilled out. Close.