In 1958, acclaimed industrial designer Raymond Loewy created a new shape that added to Le Creuset’s range of cast iron cookware. Called the Le Creuset Coquelle, the design differed from traditional Le Creuset enameled cast iron cookware in form, featuring a more rectangular structure and wide handles, that the company now has reprised.
Loewy was internationally known for his mid-century designs, which distinguished many well-known consumer brands. In addition to being a standard bearer of mid-century design, the Coquelle delivers the same cooking performance as every other piece of Le Creuset cast iron, the company said.
The new Robert Loewy Coquelle comes in two colors, orange and teal, in a 5-quart capacity with sand-colored interior enamel. The secure grip Phenolic handle is heat-resistant to 500 degrees Fahrenheit.
The reprised Coquelle is made in France, dishwasher safe and has a suggested retail price of $375.