Alessi Memphis-Design Pepper Grinder Mill MP0210 Ettore Sottsass. Alessi Pepper Mill MP0210 by Ettore Sottsass. This Ettore Sottsass pepper mill is shaped like a sculpture!
Designed by the Italian designer Ettore Sottsass and reminiscent of his Totem series for Bitossi.
A stylish and simple design make up this beautiful whimsical pepper mill, art for your dining table.
Stained Beechwood body in red, yellow and black commands attention on a table.
The MP0210 Pepper Mill by Alessi would make a wonderful practical gift for friends.
Pepper mill in beechwood stained with aniline, red, black and yellow.
Apart from metalworking, woodworking is the other ancient and traditional production method in the area where Alessi has its roots: the Strona valley in northern Piedmont, Italy.
So as not to lose this precious link with tradition, in 1988 Alessi acquired the oldest original company in the valley, Battista Piazza 1865.
A number of historic objects from the early 20th century have been reissued.
Between the 1980s and 1990s, Ettore Sottsass, together with the young designers in his studio, was the main designer of the Twergi line in wood.
This pepper mill is a classical form in turned wood, and it's perhaps the best Alessi design to use this material.
Born in Innsbruck in 1917, Ettore Sottsass was known the world over as one of the initiators of the revolution in architecture and design which led away from the rigid functionalism of the years prior to and following the Second World War.
A great and influential Maestro of Italian design, the energy of his language and the vitality of his color and line contrast sharply with any intellectualism and rigidity.
Size: 9" height x 2.7" diameter