The 'Juicy Salif Lemon Squeezer' - One of Starcks top 10 designs. Known for creating the feeling of the unknown. Many (including myself) first assuming it is derived from a sci-fi movie. Philippe himself suggested that 'It's not meant to squeeze lemons, it's meant to start conversations'  Such a stand along piece, and so unexpecting!

The 'Juicy Salif Lemon Squeezer' - One of Starcks top 10 designs. Known for creating the feeling of the unknown. Many (including myself) first assuming it is derived from a sci-fi movie. Philippe himself suggested that 'It's not meant to squeeze lemons, it's meant to start conversations' Such a stand along piece, and so unexpecting!

For the 30th anniversary of his 9093 kettle, Michael Graves created a special edition for Alessi that replaces the bird-shaped whistle with a dragon

Michael Graves adds dragon whistle to 9093 Alessi kettle

For the 30th anniversary of his 9093 kettle, Michael Graves created a special edition for Alessi that replaces the bird-shaped whistle with a dragon

Bandung  1992 Teapot Alessi  This appliance was designed to make tea following a traditional principle whereby the teapot itself contains a separate compartment for tea leaves. In a horizontal position, the water reaches the compartment and soaks the leaves, while when positioned vertically, the compartment on top isolates the leaves from the freshly brewed tea. The form is designed to respond to this dual orientation.

Bandung 1992 Teapot Alessi This appliance was designed to make tea following a traditional principle whereby the teapot itself contains a separate compartment for tea leaves. In a horizontal position, the water reaches the compartment and soaks the leaves, while when positioned vertically, the compartment on top isolates the leaves from the freshly brewed tea. The form is designed to respond to this dual orientation.

The “acacia” honey dipper, part of the collection of “Objets-Bijoux” by designer Miriam Mirri / geometric, housewares, honeycomb, hexagon, stainless steel

The “acacia” honey dipper, part of the collection of “Objets-Bijoux” by designer Miriam Mirri / geometric, housewares, honeycomb, hexagon, stainless steel

Designed by Michael Graves (American, b. 1934), manufactured by Alessi S.p.A. (Italian), "Tea & Coffee Piazza Service," 1983; Indianapolis Museum of Art, 2011.2.1-.5A-C

Designed by Michael Graves (American, b. 1934), manufactured by Alessi S.p.A. (Italian), "Tea & Coffee Piazza Service," 1983; Indianapolis Museum of Art, 2011.2.1-.5A-C

ZAHA HADID for Alessi : 'Crevasse' Vase, Italy, 2005 | From the limited edition of 999; stainless steel with gold PVD matt coating; 42 cm height | MODERNITY of Stockholm

ZAHA HADID for Alessi : 'Crevasse' Vase, Italy, 2005 | From the limited edition of 999; stainless steel with gold PVD matt coating; 42 cm height | MODERNITY of Stockholm

Aldo Rossi "didn't believe that form follows function" says Alberto Alessi

Movie: Alberto Alessi on Aldo Rossi's La Conica espresso maker

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