In the late 1970’s Arthur Court started casting aluminum serveware. It was picked up by Neiman Marcus, I Magnin, and Gump’s. Aluminum was not known at the time to the department stores. In the 1980’s alternative metals was a new category and was picked up by the larger stores, became a booming business.
Arthur showed in all the gift and furniture shows through out the United States and built his brand name, personally attending the shows and selling his product.
Sand-cast aluminum is what Arthur is known for today. Arthur Court is a leading national brand name in alternative metals. Inspired by nature, he crafts this cool, lustrous metal into themes of plants and animals that add elegance to the dining experience. Today’s bride does not want to polish silver and has the choice not to, with this beautifully functional aluminum serveware.
In the last 45 years Arthur Court Designs (ACD) has become one of the leading brands of aluminum serveware. Some of the first pieces Arthur designed are still in the line. Now his daughter, Charlene is carrying on the tradition of designing unique objects for home entertainment and gifts.