Posted on: 27. April 2019

avant-garde cutlery that you will love every day

Photo: Thomas Feichtner Studio

In 1919 Carl Mertens founded his synonymous manufactory in Solingen, a bladesmithing center of worldwide importance, to make high-quality stainless steel silverware. To this day, the family business produces only in Solingen and is considered as one of the industry’s innovators.

One part of the company tradition at Carl Mertens is the collaboration with contemporary designers and art academies, such as Thomas Feichtner, who designed Fina, a line of stylish cutlery and salad servers. The name refers to the contrast between fullness and fine lines, in the sense of slender and fine. His approach focused not only on the independent visual impression made by the design, but also on creating something suitable for everyday use. Hence, Fina is a symbiosis of elegance and avant-garde, between tradition and contemporary design.


Year: 2011
Material: Stainless steel
Measurements: 5.6 x 27 cm
Category: Product Design
Designer: Thomas Feichtner – contact per email or phone +43 1 944 96 62
Producer: Carl Mertens – contact per email
Joined WWTC: 2019


Price in € (incl. Tax): Salad servers Fina 58,- | Cutlery Fina 76,- (Status Spring 2019)

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