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  1. Nicol Boyd

    Posted Dec 14th 2008, 12:00am by Shirley Lau

    ... Glasgow School of Art, Boyd landed his first job at Alessi, where he worked with some of the biggest names in Italian design. But it wasn't until he left the homeware brand that he became ... design course in Glasgow when Alessi came looking for aspiring designers. What then? As a product developer in a small town north of Milan, Boyd worked with the likes of Achille Castiglioni ...

  2. Three of a kind

    Posted Jun 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alessi will always be Alessi to purveyors of contemporary design. But now there are three classes within the brand, each with its own logo and character: Officina Alessi (high-end and design driven), Alessi (mid-range and iconic) and A di Alessi (young and hip). Examples of the Italian company's new branding strategy are Peter Zumthor's pepper mills (right; Officina, ...

  3. Alessi

    Posted Feb 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alessi Should I have heard of Alessi? With contemporary homeware shops from Stockholm to Shanghai stocking the Alessi range of quirky, clever designs, the brand has become a household ... stainless-steel hob kettle with the coloured singing bird in its spout? They're all Alessi products, but were conceived by different designers working under the Alessi name. So tell me about Mr/Ms ...

  4. Chat: Alberto Alessi

    Posted Jul 04th 2008, 12:00am by Shirley Lau

    ... Shirley Lau Alberto Alessi, managing director of Italian homeware design brand Alessi, was recently in town to open the Alessi Tea & Coffee Towers Exhibition at the Landmark. The show featured 20 tea and coffee sets designed by 20 renowned architects, including Britain's Zaha Hadid, France's Dominique Perrault and Hong Kong's Gary Chang. What is the philosophy ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Objects of desire: chinoiserie

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by David Roden

    ... David Roden David Roden 1. Stool, HK$1,950, from Home Essentials, 33 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, tel: 2870 1400. 2. Vent de Boheme fan, HK$680, from Heather & March, Gateway Arcade,s Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 3580 8201. 3. Queen Chin pepper grinder, HK$800, from Alessi, Prince’s Building, Central, tel: 2869 6377. 4. Ming Circus wallpaper, HK$2,595 per roll, from ...

  6. Sugar servers

    Posted Apr 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nunu Luan 1. Tanganyika ceramic sugar bowl with lid, $179, from Genevieve Lethu, 149 Wong Nai Chung Road, Happy Valley, tel: 2881 1284. 2. Eva Solo sugar and milk set, (sugar container shown), $415, from Great, LG1, Pacific Place, Admiralty, tel: 2918 9986. 3. Sugar bowl by Ettore Sottsass, $940, from Alessi, 7/F, Sogo, Causeway Bay, tel: 2831 3987. 4. Glass Greggio ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Objects of desire: clear objects

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:31pm by David Roden

    ... David Roden David Roden 1.  Candleholder, HK$880, from Bed & Bath, Prince’s Building, Central, tel: 2522 5151. 2.  Cupcake stand, HK$490, from White Contemporary Homewares, 31A Wyndham Street, Central, tel: 2907 5338. 3.  Magnifying glass, HK$3,570, from Nugget, Prince’s Building, tel: 2523 5281. 4.  Intanto vase, HK$610, from Alessi, Prince’s Building, tel: 2869 6377. 5.  Salt ...

  8. Smart thinking

    Posted Mar 05th 2006, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... with Charmaine Chan Sometimes the simplest designs make the most impact. Take the Alessi Marli bottle opener (below; $150) by Australian designer Steven Blaess. Made of stainless steel, ... makes use of a vertical or horizontal twisting action of the wrist. The design is so smart, Alessi says it can also be used as a belt buckle. Little wonder it has been shortlisted ...

  9. Chin up

    Posted Apr 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A year after Alessi reclassified its products under three brands, A di Alessi has come out with a spring/summer collection that underscores why it is the most accessible (read affordable) ... aluminium, promotes the use of recycled materials while preserving an artisanal look. Also from the A di Alessi brand is the Chin Family, designed by Stefano Giovannoni and Rumiko Takeda ...

  10. Home Help

    Posted Jun 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stylists Annie Gotterson and Pavan Shamdasani 1 Egg cup by Alessi (HK$440) 2 A Curious Toile tableware by Tracy Hollins (HK$29-HK$189), available at Loveramics 3 Coffee-maker by Alessi (HK$610) 4 La Tropicale Ouverte plate by Jose Levy (HK$850), available at Kapok 5 Bowls from the Thin Black Lines series by Nendo (phillipsdepury.com) 6 Skyscraper vases by Constantin Boym ...




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