Alessandro M. “Merry Sandro” – Alessi Corkscrew limited edition
Brand new with original box
Collector item, 2010 limited edition.
Chrome-plated zamac and polyamide – 8.26 x 2.36 inches
Box is slightly damaged, self-adhesive glued on
Number 24 from the AM23 version, Merry Sandro is festive and ready to celebrate Xmas !
As ironic, humorous and elegant as you could wish for, the Alessandro M. Corkscrew is a self-portrait of its designer Alessandro Mendini.
He joins the successful Anna series as a male counterpart.
In addition to its charismatic qualities, the Alessandro M Corkscrew is a joy to use.
The Alessandro M. corkscrew is vain, likes to change outfits frequently, depending on the occasion : for parties, working, theatre, traveling, cooking…
Art and originality are coming into your home.
Merry Sandro is an essential in your kitchen or cellar !
Be happy with him !
MORE INFORMATIONS ABOUT ALESSANDRO M. “MERRY SANDRO” – ALESSI CORKSCREW LIMITED EDITION :
Alessandro MENDINI is the father of Alessandro M «Merry Sandro» corkscrew in limited edition.
He was born in Milan in 1931 and graduated in 1959.
He is an architect, artist, designer and design manager.
Also theorist and journalist, he began his profession at the Nizzoli studio.
He has 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”.
This company uses its products to make people's dreams come true, providing them with the Art and Poetry that they seek.