Adolf Babel (b. 1934) is a German designer who has gained international success for his designs. He studied architecture at the University of Stuttgart and design at the University of Berlin. After graduating, he travelled to Finland, fascinated by the culture of rational design and top-notch quality in Finnish manufacturing.
These days Adolf Babel designs everything from cutlery to baths and electrical equipment. Adolf Babel’s cutlery and kitchen utensil designs have received several international design awards. In 1990, Adolf Babel was awarded the most esteemed design prize in Germany, the Longlife Design Award, for the design of his Savonia cutlery range. The Savonia cutlery collection was designed by Adolf Babel for Hackman in 1967 and is the most sold range of cutlery in the world. Savonia combines innovative design with the highest quality and it looks modern still today – a true design classic.
Adolf Babel has designed pieces for the following brands:Hackman
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