Top 10 Cutlery & Table Setting Accessories You Need To Class Up Your Next Dinner Party

Sharing a meal with someone is truly an enriching and bonding experience. And, you always feel the need to create an enjoyable and comfortable environment for your dinner partner – especially if you’re hosting the dinner! The correct set of cutlery and tableware is exceptionally important to create a wonderful ambiance for a meal. They have the potential to completely transform your dining experience, taking away attention even from the food! Designers have been getting extremely creative when it comes to cutlery. Hence, we’ve curated a collection of innovative and exciting tableware designs that are sure to be the highlight of your next dinner party!

1. Hida-Cedar Bowls

Top 10 Cutlery & Table Setting Accessories You Need To Class Up Your Next Dinner Party

Top 10 Cutlery & Table Setting Accessories You Need To Class Up Your Next Dinner Party

These beautiful wooden bowls are designed by Higashi Shunkei, and are made using cedarwood sourced from the forest in Takayama. The bowls are sustainable, eco-friendly, renewable, and also quite gorgeous. The lovely bowls would make a wonderful addition to your dinner table for your next dinner party!

Why is it noteworthy?

Named the Hida-Cedar bowls, these pretty bowls are spun, finished, and lacquered within Higashi Shunkei’s workshop, and display a stunning dark finish with light-colored bands reminiscent of a tiger’s strip skin.

What we like

  • The bowls perfectly merge aesthetics and sustainability
  • Each bowl features a unique and distinctive distorted pattern

What we dislike

  • There don’t seem to be a lot of options to choose from in terms of color and size

2. Iron Frying Plate

Top 10 Cutlery & Table Setting Accessories You Need To Class Up Your Next Dinner Party

Top 10 Cutlery & Table Setting Accessories You Need To Class Up Your Next Dinner Party

The Iron Frying Plate is truly an ingenious creation. It is an innovative kitchen design that not only serves your food but also functions as a frying pan with a removable handle. The Iron Frying Plate is a new and refreshing way to combine cooking and eating, creating an enriching dining experience.

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Why is it noteworthy?

The Iron Frying Plate is pretty unique since it merges both a frying pan and a serving plate. The kitchen tool is made from durable materials and is intended to be a functional and elegant solution to cooking and serving. It facilitates direct-from-the-pan serving and brings a whole new cooking method to the table.

What we like

  • Multifunctional and easy-to-use design
  • The wooden handle can be attached and detached

What we dislike

  • Heavier and tougher to handle than traditional frying pans, since it is made from iron.
  • Tough to store in small kitchens

3. Sustainable Cutlery Set

Top 10 Cutlery & Table Setting Accessories You Need To Class Up Your Next Dinner Party

The Sustainable Cutlery Set is a sustainable and guilt-free cutlery set made using Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymers or GFRP. The utensils are light and durable and presented in reusable and recyclable packaging. They’re made to last a long time, so you don’t have to worry about their usability and longevity.

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Why is it noteworthy?

The cutlery set has a lot of mechanical strength, so the knife and fork won’t fall apart when your steak is tougher than you like it. The various components of the set can be split in half, so they’re easy to carry around. The parts are also easy to screw and unscrew, while also maintaining a sturdy connection.

What we like

  • Sustainable cutlery set that is also built to last
  • Easy to carry around wherever you go

What we dislike

  • Handles might be too thin for large hands

4. Electric Chopsticks

Electric Chopsticks

Electric Chopsticks Design

This project by Kirin Holdings and the Miyashita Laboratory (Meiji University Dr. Homei Miyashita Laboratory of the Department of Frontier Media Science, School of Interdisciplinary Mathematical Sciences) includes a chopstick device that features an electrical stimulation waveform that works to adjust and customize the taste of low-sodium food.

Why is it noteworthy?

These innovative chopsticks are designed to make low-sodium food tasty, you can enjoy food with low-sodium content, allowing you to take better care of your health. These chopsticks are an excellent option for those who need to go on a low-sodium diet.

What we like

  • Creates a sense of saltiness in low-sodium food
  • Utilizes a weak electrical current in transmitting sodium ions from the food to the mouth

What we dislike

  • It’s still in the prototype stage, not an actual product yet

5. Oku Knife

Top 10 Cutlery & Table Setting Accessories You Need To Class Up Your Next Dinner Party

Top 10 Cutlery & Table Setting Accessories You Need To Class Up Your Next Dinner Party

Scottish artist and metal worker Kathleen Reilly designed the ‘Oku Knife’. Inspired by Japanese table settings, the Oku knife features a rather intriguing handle that is folded 90 degrees from its blade. The design was informed by chopstick resets.

Why is it noteworthy?

Oku features a unique folded shape that lets the handle be placed on a surface, with the blade sitting perpendicularly away from that particular surface. You can even rest the knife’s blade along the edge of a cutting board or plate.

What we like

  • The knife can be hooked onto the rim of a plate, creating intimacy between the two objects whilst improving cleanliness and maintaining stability

What we dislike

  • The design may seem pointless or unnecessary to some people

6. Mount Fuji Cutlery Rest

Top 10 Cutlery & Table Setting Accessories You Need To Class Up Your Next Dinner Party

Top 10 Cutlery & Table Setting Accessories You Need To Class Up Your Next Dinner Party

These Itadaki cutlery rests offer a lavish metal accessory that combines both simple forms and intricate engravings. These stunning rests function as luxurious tableware accents, while also serving as testaments to fine craftsmanship. The cutlery rest’s unique form is inspired by the country’s most iconic summit – Mt. Fuji.

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Why is it noteworthy?

This Japanese-inspired cutlery rest isn’t just a flat block of metal, it slopes upwards toward the middle, creating a flat stump at the peak. This brings to mind the image of Mt.Fuji. The curves of the rest are ideal for holding forks, knives, chopsticks, or spoons.

What we like

  • The cutlery rests also represent Japan’s seasons that yield cherry blossoms
  • Designed to be an homage to Japanese craftsmanship

What we dislike

  • Can only accommodate two (2) utensils

7. Plate Grater

Top 10 Cutlery & Table Setting Accessories You Need To Class Up Your Next Dinner Party

Top 10 Cutlery & Table Setting Accessories You Need To Class Up Your Next Dinner Party

The Plate Grater is a revolutionary piece of tableware as it merges a plate’s functionality with a grater’s practicality. This innovative product lets you grate fresh ingredients directly onto your plate, adding a fresh and unique touch to every meal, as you can elevate ordinary dishes with an assortment of garnishes on the dining table.

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Why is it noteworthy?

This unique tableware is distinctive because of its dual functionality, which lets it function as a stylish plate and an effective grater. Not only is the tool visually appealing, but it is also useful for grating fresh ingredients on the table, adding a fine gourmet touch to your meals.

What we like

  • Lets you grate fresh garnishes and ingredients directly onto dishes
  • Adds a gourmet touch to ordinary meals

What we dislike

  • Users who aren’t accustomed to the grater’s dual purpose may need a certain period of adjustment

8. Joseph Joseph Salad Bowl & Servers Set

Top 10 Cutlery & Table Setting Accessories You Need To Class Up Your Next Dinner Party

Top 10 Cutlery & Table Setting Accessories You Need To Class Up Your Next Dinner Party

Joseph Joseph and Element Studio collaborated to create this thoughtfully designed and minimal salad bowl and servers set. It’s an intelligent space-saving design since both products can be merged into one convenient product, seamlessly integrating functionality and form.

Why is it noteworthy?

It occupies a tiny amount of space on your dinner table or kitchen drawers, and it is also quite aesthetically pleasing. It adds a twist and exciting change to an ordinary salad bowl, and mundane servers set. It makes preparing and serving salads a fun affair.

What we like

  • Combines two products into one
  • Space-saving design

What we dislike

  • There seem to be no options in colors and sizes

9. Walnut Shell Tableware

Top 10 Cutlery & Table Setting Accessories You Need To Class Up Your Next Dinner Party

Top 10 Cutlery & Table Setting Accessories You Need To Class Up Your Next Dinner Party

When you mix walnut shells, pine resin, and Canauva Powder you get NOS, which creates new CMFs with a wide range of colors, patterns, and light transmissions, as it includes grinding large volumes of walnut shells into varied sizes. This is used to create utensils!

Why is it noteworthy?

Pine resin is utilized to bind the NOS, and once the shell of the walnut is removed from the kernel, it is thrown away as waste. This waste was transformed into plates by designer SooA Choi. The unique plates are eco-friendly and sustainable.

What we like

  • Eco-friendly design that makes for a great alternative to ceramics

What we dislike

  • Since the plates aren’t very visually appealing, they won’t make a pretty addition to your dining table

10. Veark Carving Knife

Top 10 Cutlery & Table Setting Accessories You Need To Class Up Your Next Dinner Party

 

Designed by Veark, the CK20 Chef Knife is inspired by the manufacturing process of workshop tools. It is made using the drop-forge method, which converts the humble knife into an expert culinary tool. The knife is designed to give your mundane meal an exciting upgrade.

Why is it noteworthy?

Each Chef Knife is forged from a single piece of stainless steel and then hand-finished to provide the knife with a razor-sharp edge. The knife is reliable, well-balanced, and reliable with a sturdy wrench-inspired grip that lets your thumb naturally rest in its groove for maximum stability and maneuverability.

What we like

  • The knife is quit easy to maintain and clean
  • Versatile and innovative product that is excellent for slicing fruits, veggies, meats, and herb

What we dislike

  • Instead of a wooden handle, it has a steel one, which may not be comfy for everyone to use

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