Design: Alessi

One of the first Alessi pieces I ever bought was the Juicy Salif citrus squeezer designed by Phillippe Starck. While friends were buying shoes and beauty products, I was investing in odd looking Alessi. I know, right?

Alessi’s Juicy Salif citrus squeezer, $100

The Juicy Salif is probably the most expensive citrus squeezer I’ll ever own. Seriously – who needs a $100 citrus squeezer? I’ve never even actually used it. I just love the design of this kitchen gadget and I’m happy to see it sitting on one of my shelves looking cool. It’s a wonderful sculpture that has been around for over 20 years. It’s also quite the conversation starter – many of my guests stare at it wondering what the heck it is.

While my collection of Alessi is small I do enjoy making frequent visits to the Alessi online shop (to add on to my wish list of course!). Here are some pieces – new and old – to come out of of the Alessi design factory.

Round tray, $74

Ape chip bowl, $53

Pluto milk jug, $32

Mary Biscuit, biscuit box, $60

La Rosa fruit bowl, $108

Mouse bottle opener, $20

One Comment on “Design: Alessi”

  1. that top Alessi ‘sculpture’ is gorgeous. My mum LOVES Alessi and has given me so many lovely gifts from that brand.

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