The show was all about store expansion, according to Lapine, it will now sell at 1,000 doors, he said. Retailers were attracted to its existing Titan and bonded teak lines, as well as the new Carbon 6 collection, above, of one-piece high carbon-steel blades with a black finish, and a new Damascus series comprised of 67 layers of VG20 steel.
The Damascus collection of four key knives (chef, santoku, parer and simple utility) has an "ubercool" walnut handle, said Lapine, with four brass rivets and comes packaged in a solid acrylic block with a magnetic closure. With prices roughly 30 percent lower than many other big-name brands, Lapine said, it considers itself as an affordable alternative in cutlery
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|Publication:||HFN Home Furnishings News|
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|Date:||Apr 1, 2013|
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