Nutcracker

Farfalla

£48.00

Design: Enzo Mari

A project that in just a few strokes captures the deepest essence of the obje...

A project that in just a few strokes captures the deepest essence of the object and the gesture that accompanies it, the Farfalla (butterfly) nutcracker is an example of that process of painstaking elimination of the superfluous that has always accompanied Enzo Mari's research. Designed at the end of the 1990s and never realised, its production in 2021 pays tribute to one of the Masters of Italian design. A substantial design to rediscover a gesture as simple as it is essential, such as cracking nuts.

Specifications


Nutcracker in 18/10 stainless steel mirror polished.

  • Code: EM10
  • Height (inch): 3.94″
  • Length (inch): 2.40″
  • Width (inch): 0.71″

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A collection of unpublished objects to celebrate 100 years of research in the field of applied arts and the beginning of a new century of experimentation.

Enzo Mari

He started his activity with studies on visual perception and then focused his attention on games for children, graphics, design and architecture. He was awarded the Compasso d'Oro in 1967, 1979, 1987 and in 2001 for his table Tavolo legato. In 2001 he published the book Progetto e passione (Project...

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