The Alessi Plissé electric kettle is designed by architect Michele De Lucchi. The kettle is made of thermoplastic resin in black and white. Alessi
Vipp founder Holger Nielsen designed the Vipp pedal bin in 1939 and the company is still run from Amsterdam by his daughter and grandchildren. Their newly designed VIPP 501 electric kettle features a solid powder coated and insulated surface with non slip rubber on the base and handle. VIPP
Aaron Probyn has designed the Cutlery range for Normann Copenhagen, which is made from matte stainless steel with the aim of being 'simple in its form and perfect in use'. Normann Copenhagen is a Danish design company established in 1999 by Jan Andersen and Paul Madsen. Normann Copenhagen
In 1982 Richard Sapper designed the 9091 kettle for Alessi. The central element in the design is the brass whistle which, when the steam exits, produces a short and pleasant melody. Richard Sapper wanted to avoid the usual anxiety-generating noise produced by other kettles then on the market, and by following this exquisitely poetic philosophy he produced what is probably the first multisensory object for the kitchen. Alessi
Olio is new range of tableware by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby for the ceramic company, Royal Doulton. In the English language Olio means ‘a miscellaneous collection of things’ and the range is built from a combination of materials and surface finishes: ceramic, wood and stainless steel, different clays, glazed and unglazed elements. The extensive range of 40 pieces, includes cutlerly, wooden serving pieces, and a full table top ceramic range, all designed for everyday use. Royal Doulton, the 200 year old English ceramic company was founded in Lambeth, just a couple of miles from the Barber & Osgerby Studio. Royal Dolton.
Arne Jacobsen's cutlery was revolutionary. With extremely simple and bold lines, it was unlike anything that existed at the time. It was a departure from Georg Jensen’s earlier styles and made a huge impact in the design world at its debut. His Functionalist approach went on to dominate much of design in subsequent years. 1957. Georg Jensen,
Arne Jacobsen created a tea and coffee service in stainless steel for Stelton. The simplicity of cylindrical shapes and specially designed plastic handles characterized the line which, along with its brushed steel surfaces, stood in striking contrast to the highly polished curves of its day. Cylinda-Line was awarded the ID Prize in 1967. Stelton
David Mellor, Royal Designer for Industry, trained as a silversmith and specialised in metalwork particularly cutlery. In 1953 the Pride cutlery designed while David Mellor was at the Royal College of Art was included in the first Design Centre Awards in 1957 and is still in production. The cutlery is manufactured in a purpose built factory in the Peak District National Park at Hathersage, near Sheffield. David Mellor