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Alessi Michael Graves Kettle

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One of GAYOT's Top Mother's Day Gifts, this Alessi stainless-steel kettle by American architect Michael Graves is an iconic piece of twentieth-century design


ICONIC POSTMODERN DESIGN

Alessi Michael Graves Kettle

If your mom favors modern interior design, look no further than this Alessi tea kettle by American architect Michael Graves. In 1985, Alessi commissioned Graves to create a modern stainless-steel kettle. This marked the first time that Alessi, one of Italy’s most prestigious product design firms, asked an American designer to be a part of their catalog. The kettle went on to become their best-selling item and marked the beginning of a long collaboration between Alessi and Graves. This elegant gift is more than a kitchen item; it is an iconic piece of twentieth-century design. Graves intended the kettle to be both beautiful and functional. The base is extra wide, allowing water to boil quickly and the spout features a whimsical red bird which whistles when the contents boil. The kettle, which measures 8-1/2 inches in diameter and is 9 inches high, also has a padded handle (available in both blue and ivory).

Price: $183. Available on amazon



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