- Designer: Alessandro Mendini.
- In thermoplastic resin, chrome-plated zamak.
- Hand wash suggested.
- (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition.
- Dimensions: 81/2″ x 21/4″.
- 10% of the retail price from this product purchase will support (RED)’s efforts to fight AIDS through the Global Fund..
- Imported from USA.
With a long history of being involved in supporting other
non-profit initiatives, Alessi is proud to be associated with
(RED) and has a heightened awareness of the impact every
contribution makes. Alessi contributes a portion of the purchase
price from the (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition “Alessandro M.”
corkscrew to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, which can provide 6
days of life-saving HIV medication. The Alessandro M. corkscrew
is a self-portrait of its designer, Alessandro Mendini.
Developing a character that could take its place with grace and
quality in the design pantheon in a series of different guises
was no easy task. Alongside the two basic versions – white and
red, yellow and blue – Mendini envisaged an amazing collection of
characters, including Father Christmas, a ghost, a chef, and a