Designed by Michael Graves for Alessi in 1985, this water kettle is Alessi's best-selling item.
Varied forms, surface decoration, use of glaze for color combined with science and skill shows the full breadth of possibilities as demonstrated by this selection of ceramics from the Museum's collection.
Ceramic pestle and wood mortar. Roll the ball the crush herbs and spices with flair. Quite satisfying.
George Nelson might be best known for his Ball clock, but our man of the hour also designed a series of ceramic desk pieces in the early 1950s that never made it into production—until now.