Set of two figurines in porcelain. The hut and the characters, imaginative Christmas decorations, are part of the project Figure and of the family of Crib characters designed by Massimo Giacon. The Nativity scene looks like the gathering of a hodge podge of characters, a mix of different races. It is all pervaded by a certain air of happiness and optimism.
Designer: Massimo Giacon
Dimensions: H4.6cm x 5.5cm x 2.8cm
Alessi is an Italian design brand for homeware products. Alessi is regarded as a dream factory: it is where the ideas of some of the most creative minds in the world are transformed into products. Giovanni Alessi founded the company in Omega, Piemont in 1921. From a small metal goods manufacturer, Alessi developed into an internationally renowned design factory - yet has remained a family business. In 1979, Alberto Alessi invited the Italian design wizard Alessandro Mendini to join the team. The creative genius has been the design advisor of the company ever since, and directs its artistic course.