valerio sommella gently twists the sfrido vegetable peeler for alessi
valerio sommella gently twists the sfrido vegetable peeler for alessi valerio sommella gently twists the sfrido vegetable peeler for alessi
sep 07, 2015

valerio sommella gently twists the sfrido vegetable peeler for alessi

sfrido vegetable peeler by valerio sommella for alessi
image courtesy of bea de giacomo




valerio sommella has designed the ‘sfrido’ vegetable peeler for alessi from the basis of taking a simple tool and giving it a sweeping elegant form which transcends the standard relationship between instrument and user. ‘sfrido’ mimics the appearance of folded fruit and vegetable peels, creating an intimate action by reducing distance between the object of action and the actor; making the tool a mere extension of ones arm instead of a separate entity. the chrome finish adds flair to an otherwise utilitarian item. ‘sfrido’ is presented at maison et objet 2015.

sfrido vegetable peeler by valerio sommella for alessi
peeled fruits and vegetable folded to mimic ‘sfrido’

sfrido vegetable peeler by valerio sommella for alessi
the twisting form results in no hard edges and an elegant presence

sfrido vegetable peeler valerio sommella alessi 
the peeler features a rotating cutting head which allows for a multiplicity of grips.

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edited by: trevor reed | designboom 


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