Alessi La Conica by Aldo Rossi, Espresso Coffee Maker, 3 Cup $500.00

Manufacturer: Alessi

Designer:  Aldo Rossi

Dimensions: 9 x 9 x 28.5 centimeters, Capacity: 3 cups

Materials: Stainless steel

Why is it Special?

Born in Milan (1931-1997), Aldo Rossi is considered by many to be the greatest Italian architect of the second half of the 20th century. His life as an architect started with Gardella and Zanuso. An author of abstraction, reduction and brevitas, his severe language of primary shapes, geometrical patterns and silent evocation created some of the most intensely poetic works of architecture and design in his age. Aldo Rossi an Architect by profession who began his collaboration with Alessi back in 1980, with the Classic Eighties Design icon La Conica Espresso Coffee Maker. His geometric style is instantly recognizable through all of his subsequent designs.