The black plastic lid of this bowl set can also be used as a base. This set is the 2009 winner of the Product Design Award and an elegant addition to any kitchen. Made of durable, highly polished 18/10 stainless steel with 0.8mm wall thickness. Founded in Belgium in 1964, BergHOFF works with renowned designers and technical specialists to ensure that its cookware, cutlery, serveware, and other culinary tools combine form and function for the satisfaction of amateur and professional cooks alike. Design professionals appreciate its efforts as much as chefs do: BergHOFF products have won numerous international prizes, including the coveted Red Dot Award and Good Design Award.