La Stanza dello Scirocco Cachepot

Alessi's latest wind-inspired design helps prop up plants

We’ve long been fans of the way the playful confetti-like geometry of Mario Trimarchi’s La Stanza dello Scirocco line for Alessi lends striking looks and surprising shadows to an interior. Now, with the introduction of a cachepot, the designer brings the beautifully asymmetrical design to indoor gardening. The new design even adds a bit of innovation with the rectangles reaching up to help prop up …

Alessi Essentiel de Pâtisserie Cookware

French designer Matali Crasset's collection of beautifully modern tools by Alessi for the pastry chef

Award-winning industrial designer Matali Crasset‘s new collection for Alessi, aptly called Essentiel de Pâtisserie, distills her research and time spent observing renowned French pastry chef Pierre Hermé into must-have instruments for pastry chefs. Beautifully modern, Crasset designed the four instruments for amateurs and professionals alike. While they can’t guarantee macaroons as light and delicate as those made by Hermé, the simple but rigorous design makes …

Alessi Fall/Winter 2009

During last week's New York International Gift Fair Alessi debuted roughly 200 new products and expanded families across the company's three brand divisions. Choosing favorites isn't easy, but check out a few selects below. Gabriele Chiave's "Apostrophe" orange peeler (above) reminds us of what Alessi does best. Designed as part of their It is always refreshing to see Alessi return to basics after a period …