Since 1830, Christofle has mastered the art of working with silver, rendering that material sublime and special: it is shiny without ostentation, intelligent without pretense, and versatile yet sincere. The silversmith's know-how concentrated in its factory in Yainville, Normandy, guarantees that Christofle products meet the highest standards of quality.
The house style resides between heritage and modernity, mirroring in silver the reflection of all the major currents in decorative arts. Then, as now, Christofle bends silver to the aesthetic vocabularies of great artists, from Man Ray and Cocteau to avant-gardist architects such as Gio Ponti, modernist silversmiths such as Lino Sabattini, and contemporary giants of design such as Andrée Putman, Ora-Ito and Marcel Wanders.
Through its creations, whether they were intended for the tables of an Emperor, a Maharajah, the Orient Express, transatlantic steamers or contemporary interiors the world over, Christofle offers a very personal take on art de vivre, the art of living: it is a subtle mix of sensitivity, conviviality and shared pleasures. Spirit and elegance, those special companions to life's most precious moments, are found in everything we do.