Global Knives were introduced to the market by Komin Yamada, a legendary Japanese product designer. He was given a brief to create a range of knives that were truly innovative and different, using the best available manufacturing methods and machinery with the latest stainless steel materials. He created a series of kitchen knives which brought the art of Japanese knife making to the Western consumers and chefs. Despite now being over 30 years old, Global knives remain extremely sought after and fashionable. Global knives combine excellent design with very high standards of quality.