Laguiole is the name of a little village nestled in the high plateaus of South Central France where the famous knife was born in 1829. Since 1987, Forge de Laguiole revived the local production of the Laguiole knife and Laguiole Steak Knives in its birthplace using all the ancestral know-how and selecting the best materials.
Today, Forge de Laguiole is famous all around the world for the incomparable quality of its products and its huge innovative ability. Linking tradition and creativity, Forge de Laguiole developed close relationships with an elite group of well-known designers such as Philippe Starck, Sonia Rykiel, Herms, Courrges and Jean-Michel Wilmotte. Their Forge de Laguiole pocket knives, Laguiole steak knives and table accessories are regarded worldwide as "haute-couture" objects.
Their Sommelier model, prizes by connoisseurs is the result of a collaboration between Forge de Laguiole and a group of professional wine waiters. Its ergonomic design, elegance and functionality won it the coveted Prize Design + in Frankfurt, Germany.