Marcel Wanders Designs Home Fragrance Objects + Signature Scents For Alessi

A new category for the renowned Italian firm begins with five collaborative aromas

In the midst of Milan Design Week, Italy’s charming, prestigious design house Alessi unveiled the unexpected: a line of home fragrances with objects to match. They are far from the first design brand to enter this sensory sector, but rarely have others approached it in this manner. “We think that fragrance is part of interior design. It becomes part of the experience of the home,” …

Nowboat: Seafaring Adventure Platform

A tool connecting travelers with extraordinary yacht and sail experiences, with environmental NGOs getting support along the way

Yacht and sailing adventures represent one of the fastest growing categories in travel. In fact, it’s forecasted that by 2020, $51 billion will be spent on seafaring and everything that accompanies it. An avid kite-surfer and world traveler, Giovanni Alessi Anghini looked at the industry and found a lack of innovation, awareness and uniformity when it came to booking. To combat this (and the extreme …

Daniel Libeskind + Alessi’s Time Maze Wall Clock

The architect reflects on the esoteric concept of time

Undoubtedly a huge name in architecture and design, Polish-American Daniel Libeskind is responsible for designing Berlin’s Jewish Museum and NYC’s World Trade Center—among so much more. One of his most recent and (as always) striking creations is “Time Maze,” made in collaboration with iconic Italian design brand, Alessi. We spoke with Libeskind (who also works as a professor and set designer) about the clock’s bold …