marti guixe for alessi
fruit holder in 18/10 stainless steel with message board photo by inga knölke
‘collection of objects’ by catalan designer martí guixé is a new series of household items for alessi. the pieces are designed to encourage interaction and play from its users. through his designs, guixé researches new ways of looking at objects rather than simply reinventing a form that fits into the traditional interpretations of function.
‘objects have become tools for perceiving our daily reality, and also for communicating not only with objects, but also with other people through these objects. this collection is based on new typologies revolving around this concept.‘ -MG
illustration of communicator balloon illustration by martí guixé
the ‘communicator balloon’ has 3 boards to write messages on, to display thoughts or impart daily instructions. whether it is fruits or anything else you may put in the container, the objects will in this way communicate through the balloons.
fruit holder in 18/10 stainless steel with message board
the ‘communicator arrow’ is a fruit holder with a message board which allows users to include personal messages inside the bowl.
illustration of the communicator arrow illustration by martí guixé
desk organizer in 18/10 stainless steel with message board photo by inga knölkethe ‘communicator plant’ is a small vase with a tree-like form. ideal for holding smaller household and kitchen items, one can also hang written notes on the vertical trunk.
illustration of communicator plant illustration by martí guixé
24h sentence maker wall clock in aluminium photo by inga knölke
24h sentence maker wall clock allows one to measure time with sentences. the hours are represented by words. ‘is‘ is written in the middle of the clock connecting the words to create a new sentence every hour, 24 sentences a day. for example: ‘design is desire’.
illustration of the 24h sentence maker illustration by martí guixé
blank wall clock in aluminium photo by inga knölke
‘blank wall clock’ is easily customizable. users can write or draw graphics according to their own perception of time.
writing on blank wall clock illustration by martí guixé
tube-shaped flower vase in stainless steel photo by inga knölke
seedsafe in stoneware photo by inga knölke
seedsafe allows you to keep the seeds you get from eating fruits for planting at a later time.
illustrated instructions for seedsafe illustration by martí guixé
sugar cube is a sugar container in the shape and proportions of a big sugar cube photo by inga knölke
illustrated instructions for sugar cube illustration by martí guixé
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