Alessandro M. “Groningen” – Alessi Corkscrew limited edition
Brand new with original box
Collector item, 2019 limited edition.
Chrome-plated zamac and polyamide – 8.26 x 2.36 inches
As ironic, humorous and elegant as you could wish for, the Alessandro M. Corkscrew is a self-portrait of its designer Alessandro Mendini and joins the successful Anna series as a male counterpart. In addition to its charismatic qualities, the Alessandro M Corkscrew is a joy to use.
Alessandro M. – Groningen is a tribute to the author, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of one of the most fascinating architectural projects : the Groninger Museum.
Alessandro M. is thus adorned with its most beautiful multicolored adornments, in divisionist style, reminiscent of the facades of the eponymous Dutch museum.
Art and originality are coming into your home.
Groningen is sunny, cheerfull and essential in your kitchen or cellar !
Be happy with him !
MORE INFORMATIONS ABOUT ALESSANDRO M. “GRONINGEN” – ALESSI CORKSCREW LIMITED EDITION :
Alessandro MENDINI is the father of Alessandro M “Groningen” corkscrew in limited edition.
He was born in Milan in 1931 and graduated in 1959.
He is an architect, artist, designer and design manager, theorist and journalist and began his profession at the Nizzoli studio.
Alessandro Mendini edited Casabella, Modo and Domus through which he has transmitted his ideas of renewing the world of design.
In 1989 he opened the Atelier Mendini in Milan with his brother Francesco and continued his career as a sophisticated, pop designer.
The key element is always a clever hybrid between art and design resulting in popular objects that achieve great commercial success.
Could he be a little envious of the huge success achieved by “Anna G”?
Perhaps that is why he has decided to give us a new character : “Alessandro M”.
Because it is obvious that this corkscrew is a self-portrait of him.
The Alessi company is committed to a design approach in which the most advanced expression of international creativity is always balanced against the desires of the general public.
She has been described as a “Dream Factory”, which uses its products to make people’s dreams come true, providing them with the Art and Poetry that they seek.
The Alessandro M. corkscrew is vain, likes to change outfits frequently, depending on the occasion : for parties, working, theatre, traveling, cooking…