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A design classic to complement any tea or coffee break. The set consists of two bone china tea cups and saucers.
Alessi is celebrating the centenary of the great designer’s birth with a bone china re-edition of his “Bavero” cups for tea, espresso coffee and filter coffee. Designed in 1997, “Bavero” tableware is characterised by an original, downward sloping rim, a design solution that makes this set both practical and functional. The rims of the saucers and the handles of the cups are designed to be particularly easy to hold.
Born in Milan in 1918, he started work as an architect and designer with his brothers Livio and Pier Giacomo in 1938. One of the great masters of Italian design, he was a founding member of ADI in the fifties. The long list of awards he has received include eight Compassi d'Oro. His activity as a designer is an unmistakable blend of simplicity, irony and fun and its shows his close interest in the way objects are used, in the potential offered by technology and in the use of new materials. He dies in 2002.