Tendence 2012 at Messe Frankfurt: Tabletop and Kitchen Accessories
An array of items fills up the halls at Tendence—experimental furniture, textiles, lighting, clothing, jewelry, and more—but housewares and accessories were most prevalent. Here's a lucky batch of 13 of our favorites. They're sleek, minimalist, and would look right at home in the kitchen or dining room of any modernist.
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This ceramic salt-and-pepper shaker––set in a compact, nesting design––is fun to use, easy to clean, and aesthetically pleasing to look at.
These iconic salt and pepper shakers are perfect as a hostess gift. Place a set in front of each of your guests to make your tabletop playful.
- The first thing a good chef will tell you is to season, season, season. If we're going to season, why not look good doing it?
Conserve space and bring a creative addition to the dinner table with the Black & White Egg Salt & Pepper Set by Wrapables. This clean and cool salt & pepper set will infuse your tabletop with a modern style.
- Messe Frankfurt nurtures the young designers who come to its fairs—Tendence and Ambiente, namely—to exhibit their wares.
- Judging from economic news of late, the one word most associated with Germany is "austerity." However, at Tendence, the home trends show taking place August 24–28 in Frankfurt, the…
A set of two mini porcelain folded bowls for holding your salt and pepper. Spoon available separately. Glazed in clear gloss.
A swooping interlocking design makes for the most graceful salt and pepper shakers we've yet to discover. A contemporary sculpture in its own right, you'll want to leave this set on your tabletop for display all the time.