About the Designer
Jan Kaplicky (Czechoslovakia) Amanda Levete (United Kingdom)
The London Future Systems firm was founded in 1979 by Jan Kaplicky, born in Czechoslovakia in 1937 and graduated from the College of Applied Arts and Architecture in Prague in 1962. From 1968 Kaplicky worked in London with Denys Lasdun, Piano and Rogers, Spencer and Webster and Norman Foster. After professional practice with Alsop and Lyall, yrm Architects and Richard Rogers and Partners, in 1989, he opened his own practice in partnership with Amanda Levete, who was born at Bridgend, Britain, in 1955, and qualified at the Architectural Association in London in 1982. Future Systems works in many parts of the world on architectural projects, urban furniture, interiors, industrial design and visual communication. Their work is distinctively innovative in its handling of image and its functional and technological research.
The "Bettina" table service is an attempt at a fresher, freer, more poetic and contemporary interpretation.
- 24-Piece includes six table spoons, six table forks, six table knives and six mocha coffee spoons
- Cutlery set in 18/10 stainless steel mirror polished
- Bowl, plate, cup, mug and cup saucer in porcelain
- Spoon bent towards the left, is a choice designed to catch the attention but that functions really well