Herdmar | New flatware

Herdmar’s innovation distinguished by the German Design Council

Herdmar's new flatware, produced with Portuguese natural cork injected by the handles, was recently nominee as an Excellent Product Design from the prestigious committee of the German Design Award.

After a research and development process carried out over the past two years, this cutlery was finally presented last February in their usual participation at the international fair of Frankfurt - Ambiente starting to be placed after June ‘18.

The product can still receive in August 2018, by the same distinct design committee with a Special Mention, Winner or Gold Award which could spotlight even more the flatware itself and Herdmar in its international ‘19 appearances.

The centenary Portuguese company collects with this their second nomination to this prestigious contest, exactly in the same category as they got in 2015 with the model Malmö, designed by Miguel Soeiro.

Herdmar’s flatware Lizz won the Gold Prize at the European Product Design Award 2018

Lizz, the last creative project developed by the Portuguese designer Miguel Peixoto, launched in 2017 by Herdmar, was recently awarded with the highest level of distinction (Gold Award) in the category Home Interior Products – Tableware on the European Design Award contest.

One year after its launch, and already with commercial success proofed, the Portuguese brand thus adds another significant distinction in the area of design with international impact.

The European Product Design Award ™ annually receives thousands of applications for international product projects from different areas and judging the selection mainly on an the evaluation of the way the design promotes the improvement of the daily use of the products, valuing the practical and globalized creations.

The awards ceremony is scheduled for September 26thm in a ceremony that will take place at the ADAM - Brussels Design Museum, where all the winning products will be also exhibited.


"Suddenly, with a simple twist, a conventional flatware becomes a new dining experience..." The pure shape of Malmö results from a creative process taken in hand by a promising and renowned Portuguese designer. Made of 18/10 stainless steel, the forms are reminiscent of Santiago Calatrava's contorted Malmö Tower and stands out by its fluid but yet sophisticated lines, which brings to any table an edgy and modern trait that easily fitting in either formal or informal environments.