If you follow my writing with any degree of vigor you know by now that I’ve developed a not-so-secret crush on the kitchen brand Made In. Everything that this new-ish direct-to-consumer cookware company puts out seems to end up in heavy rotation around my Brooklyn pad. The blue carbon steel skillet, for instance, is my go-to pan for searing steaks, while the 8-inch chef’s knife won Best in Show in a direct-to-consumer knife test I conducted for our sister site CNET.
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The brand apparently saw some remaining balance in my checking account, which explains the launch of new flatware and dinnerware lines this week. In standing with the brand’s wider oeuvre, the plates, bowls, serving platter, and silverware are simple enough to use every day, but still sleek enough to dress up for a fancy affair. The dinnerware collection includes dinner plates, appetizer plates, soup bowls, entree bowls, and a serving platter. As of now, they are available only in milk-white, but you can choose a fire engine red trim if you’re feeling frisky.
The plates and bowls can be ordered in complete sets of varying sizes, starting with a four-place setting collection for $479 that includes all dinnerware and flatware. Or you can build a completely custom set and purchase exactly what you want and forgo anything you don’t.
The equally understated yet elegant flatware is made in Italy from 18/10 stainless steel and forged from a single piece of metal for strength. A set of four complete place settings includes two forks, two spoons, and a butter knife (20 pieces total) and will run you $179.
I wouldn’t classify the Made In tabletop collection as particularly budget-friendly—four dinner plates will run you $98—but it’s all built with sturdy chip-resistant materials, similar to those by hotels and restaurants, and all glazed for added protection. The brand will even replace any piece that chips within the first year of use, and shipping is free.
Mix and match any of Made In’s new plates, bowls, serving platters, and flatware with the custom build option available now.Buy Now
Header image courtesy of Made In.