Oggetti e Progetti: 30 Years of Alessi
- Alessi—In the 1970s, Alessi invested $300,000 to develop its first cooking appliance: a stovetop espresso maker by Richard Sapper.
Surveying a series of milestone Alessi collaborations from 1955 to the present, this exhibition focuses on Alessi’s projects with Ron Arad, the Campana Brothers, Achille Castiglioni, Michael Graves, Greg Lynn, Alessandro Mendini, Ettore Sottsass, Philippe Starck, Robert Venturi and others. On view will be 150 objects, drawings, historic factory photographs, and videos that document the achievements of the family-owned company’s projects.
Designed by Michael Graves for Alessi in 1985, this water kettle is Alessi's best-selling item.
Though we love (read: need) our morning coffee at Dwell, we're also great fans of tea. From hip tea lounges to tea-flavored ice cream to green tea supplements, it's clear that this culturally significant beverage has gone mainstream Stateside. And whether you go in for oolong or Earl Grey, we've rounded up a selection of some of the best modern tea products. (Still prefer a cup of Joe? Check out our favorite products for coffee lovers.)