Corkscrew

Alessandro M. - Galla Placidia

£65.00

Design: Alessandro Mendini

For collectors of Alessandro Mendini and of his quick-change corkscrews: Alessandro M. Galla Placidia, embellished by Mendini’s historic decoration that enhances its delicate design. The attraction of the lights, colours and mosaic vaults of the small mausoleum in Ravenna dedicated to the Roman empress Galla Placidia has inspired this iridescent play of shapes and colours, striking for the rigour of its geometries in contrast to its vivid and dreamy hues.

Specifications


Corkscrew in thermoplastic resin and chrome-plated zamak, "Galla Placidia" decoration. 2021 Special edition.

  • Code: AM23 100
  • Diameter (inch): 2.36″
  • Height (inch): 8.27″

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A collection of unpublished objects to celebrate 100 years of research in the field of applied arts and the beginning of a new century of experimentation.

Alessandro Mendini

Alessandro Mendini was born in Milan in 1931. He has edited Casabella, Modo and Domus. He was awarded the prize Compasso d'Oro. Among his most significant works were the Groninger Museum of Groningen, the Casino of Arosa and the Forum of Omegna. He reinvented the Alessi image for whom he...

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