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Protect your kitchen worktop from hot pans or dishes with this space-saving silicone pot stand. The simple design folds out for use and then folds away for easy storage.
Axis™ pot stand provides a stable stand for a large pan or casserole dish then folds neatly down for easy, compact storage. Its silicone arms are non-slip, non-scratch and heat ...
This eye-catching bowl is ideal for serving and storing fruit: the double-walled mesh design allows for air circulation, keeping your fruit fresh. Powder-coated steel.
Material: SteelSize: 4.75 x 9.5" diameter
Hand Wash Only
This solid oak wood cheese board, Wire Cutting Board Friends, will set the tone for every party. The cheese board has a cutting wire, which is easy to replace. This lets you cut soft and semi-hard cheese into perfection. You’ll be the architect, cutting it all just the way you like it. You could actually describe the Wire Cutting Board Frien...
Where’s the party? Everywhere! The Partyclette® To Go lets you melt cheese anytime, anywhere. Fold it up, and it’s ready to depart. This portable set is heated by the three included tea lights. It’s delicious at the park, at friends’ houses, on your patio. With this Partyclette®, there’s always something to celebrate!
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The Cheese Knives Set Mini Oslo is fun to have, but it's even more fun to give to someone else. You can cut through both soft and hard cheeses with ease with this wonderful set of cheese knives. Cheeses such as Brie, Gouda, goat cheese, and Parmesan are a piece of cake. Get going with this set of Boska cheese knives!
Oak wood and stainless ...
An elegant and super practical everyday use product with numerous features and functions. Decant your oil into the flask, and store it in your fridge or kitchen cupboard so it is ready when you need it. Moreover, it can be taken directly to the table for serving if you need a dressing for the salad.
The drip-free pouring spout pours precisely wi...
This Butter Dish designed by Architect Michael Graves was designed in 1990, With a rounded glass cover, it features a stainless grid and bottom dish. The cover handle is made of black polyamide.
Size: 7.5 x 3.5 x 3" High
Mantel clock has been created by Michael Graves. A small, domestic work of architecture in wood, the Mantel clock is made entirely by hand and fascinates with its many construction details. The designer investigated the long tradition of conceiving objects in terms of architecture, as if they were miniature architectural creations.
The electric kettle with the bird flute. The kettle was a great success when it was introduced in 1985 and it represented for Alessi a meeting of great design and mass production methods, a combination that Michael Graves worked hard to achieve, applying his personal visual code which fused influences from Art Deco to Pop Art and even the lan...
The salad set belongs to the cutlery set "Collo-alto", designed by Inga Sempe. The elongated and narrow shape of the segment that connects the handle with the active part of the cutlery gives the name Collo alto (Italian for 'long neck') to this collection. The slender neck gives a particular lightness to the cutlery whose distinctive aspect is ...
The serving spoon belongs to the cutlery set "Collo-alto", designed by Inga Sempe. The elongated and narrow shape of the segment that connects the handle with the active part of the cutlery gives the name Collo alto (Italian for 'long neck') to this collection. The slender neck gives a particular lightness to the cutlery whose distinctive aspect...
The serving fork belongs to the cutlery set "Collo-alto", designed by Inga Sempe. The elongated and narrow shape of the segment that connects the handle with the active part of the cutlery gives the name Collo alto (Italian for 'long neck') to this collection. The slender neck gives a particular lightness to the cutlery whose distinctive aspect ...
Now a recognised classic and winner of the Premio Compasso d Oro (1989) and the Bio 12 at the Ljubljana Biennale (1988), the Nuovo Milano cutlery set entered production after several years of formal experimenting, prototyping, and technological research on differentiated thicknesses in the bodies of the cutlery pieces: Ettore Sottsass wanted his...
A BOWL WITH PERSPECTIVE!
Even though MESH’s design is a true heavyweight champion, it weighs practically nothing! This bowl of bended and lacquered wire is airy and light. It’s perfect for fruit, nuts or as a catch-all bowl.
Material: powder-coated steel
Size: 19 (dia) cm
The centerpiece "Joy" has been designed by Claudia Raimondo. The shape and decoration of the steel sheet is created through a sophisticated and contemporary molding technique. The faces of the object create its form: large and open with undefined edges and with a fascinating play of reflections that are reminiscent of objects handmade in preciou...
Display toothpicks in this charming hedgehog-shaped holder when serving cocktails or hors d' oeuvres. It rests on the table or conveniently hangs on the edge of a bowl. Comes with 22 picks. Hand-wash only.
Designer: Erwan Péron
Size: 2"l x 1.5"w x 1.75"h
Materials: Recyclable ABS Plastic