One fish, two fish, red fish…(well almost) will protect your table in Alessi's Pescher trivet. When not in use, it folds up to form a neat and tidy school ready to rise to the occasion the next time a hot plate comes a callin'.
After attending two weddings in the span of a single week, we've got champagne on the brain, big time. Rather than risk drying out completely, we'll spend our Monday lovingly eying the unfussy shape of these Colombina flutes by Doriana and Massimiliano Fuksas, imagining jolly toasts, lots of hugs, and tiny bubbles tickling our nose.
- The family-owned Italian design powerhouse Alessi held a party here in San Francisco to celebrate its local shop's tenth anniversary.
- Alessi—In the 1970s, Alessi invested $300,000 to develop its first cooking appliance: a stovetop espresso maker by Richard Sapper.
Eating crow is never fun, but this drinking crow is a perfect boozing buddy. Sand-cast and glazed in the traditional Japanese style of Nambu Tekki, the iron figurine will easily pop the cap off of the beverage of your choice and look stately on the kitchen counter when not in use.
- The Alessi Design Lab exhibit will showcase the work of promising young designers at the 2014 WantedDesign conference in New York.
A silver (stainless steel) platter for the star of Thanksgiving dinner: the turkey. This 19.25-by-13-inch serving plate by Ettore Sottsass for Alessi should hold just about every bird fit for stuffing.
- These new servingware pieces show that having a well-stocked bar isn't always about what's behind the counter. Still thirsty? Find more great barware suggestions in our products section.