Alessi Juicy Salif Study N.3
Alessi 100 Values: Borderline-Special Edition of the Juicy Salif
“Juicy Salif is not only about squeezing lemons, it’s about what we see in it, the way this micro-sculpture lets our imagination run wild. When someone asks, ‘What is this?’ a conversation begins, and this is the scenario that drives me while designing such a bizarre object.”
Ph.S It is specifically on the creative/imaginary borderline between what is possible and what isn’t that we can place Juicy Salif Study n.3: a fascinating and unpublished research sample of the iconic juicer designed by Philippe Starck, in which the sculpturality of the object completement its function, expressing itself in full.
“Juicy Salif Study n.3” reproduces one of the first prototypes realised on the basis of Philippe Starck’s sketches on a paper tablemat of a pizzeria: these early designs produced during a trip to Italy thus gave life to what is defined as “the most controversial juicer of the 20th century”. The juicer – the 9th project presented for the Alessi 100 Values Collection – is produce
Limited edition of 999 numbered copies and 3 artist's proofs
Multiply in Bronze casting
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Philippe Starck was born in Paris in 1949, he is one of the most original and creative designers of our time. He has obtained many important acknowledgements such as the Grand Prix National de la Creation industrielle and the Honor Award of the American Institute of Architects, he considers himself as "a Japanese architect, an American art director, a German industrial designer, a French artistic director, an Italian furniture designer".