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An afternoon with Alberto Alessi

Alberto Alessi arrives at our meeting in his office in Crusinallo, by the shores of Lake Orta in Italy, a little breathless. He spent the whole morning working in his vinyard that, he says, in a couple of years will … Continue reading

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The new light is retro

This little table lamp by Giovanni Alessi Anghini and Gabriele Chiave for Alessi Lux  ForeverLamp is really lovely. Starting from the  name – Lumière – it taps into thep past in terms of form (that looks like that of a candle) and function (the dimmer seems to be … Continue reading

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2011 in 12 (chairs)

Design is not all about making chairs. Yet…. My favourite 12 chairs of 2011, and why I like them. Strictly in alphabetical order…. ALESSI_Piana by David Chipperfield: because it made of 100% recycled plastic and the pivoting system around one … Continue reading

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