hot bertaa miniature kettle

hot bertaa miniature kettle

hot bertaa miniature kettle

Design Philippe Starck, 2008
Chrome-plated zamack, thermoplastic resin
Made by Alessi

Through their experience at Alessi, they are well aware of the fact that people buy coffee makers and kettles not just because they have to make coffee or boil water, but also because of a whole series of other reasons linked to factors that have as much to do with their imagination as they do for their practical and functional purpose.

Introducing the initial collection of miniatures from Alessi: a series comprising a number of classics from the last sixty years of production, from the ?"BombÚ" teapot by Carlo Alessi (1945) to the ?"Mami" saucepan by Stefano Giovannoni (1999). The collection was created with special consideration for collectors of Alessi products, to give them the chance to complete their private collections of authentic objects and with considerable savings in terms of both space and expenditure.

4.25" w | 2.25" d | 3.25" h | includes gift-packaging

$37.00 + $9.00 shipping in the continental U.S.
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Philippe Starck

Paris-born Philippe Patrick Starck (b. 1949) has a wide range of design, but is very well known for his consumer goods and interiors. He was educated in Paris at the ╔cole Camondo and founded his first design firm, which specialized in inflatable objects, in 1968. The next year, he became art director of his firm along with Pierre Cardin. He has worked both independently as an interior designer and as a product designer since 1975. After designing the private apartment interiors for French President Franšois Mitterrand in 1982, his career began to climb significantly. In 1986 he joined Domus Academy Department of Design as an associate lecturer. Two of Starck's famous designs include stylized toothbrushes (1989) and a sleek juicer dubbed the Juicy Salif created for Alessi in 1990. The Juicy Salif has become an affordable and popular cult item.
Alessi was founded in 1921 by Giovanni Alessi to produce crafted metal products for eating and drinking. In 1935, Carlo Alessi, son of Giovanni, was named chief designer. In 1945, he ascended to chief executive and designed the coffee service BombÚ, an industrial piece manufactured in four sizes. That same year Carlo's younger brother, Ettore Alessi, joined the company as a technician. By the 1980s, Alberto Alessi took over the management of Alessi and launched the Alessi company into the design decade through collaborations with designers such as Philippe Starck and his playful three-legged Juicy Salif citrus squeezer.
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