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Two bowls, pressed straw, larger (a), smaller (b), no decoration.
- Production date
Diameter: 29.90 centimetres (larger bowl)
Diameter: 22.30 centimetres (smaller bowl)
Height: 14 centimetres (larger bowl)
Height: 11 centimetres (smaller bowl)
- Curator's comments
- Designed by Kristiina Lassus for Alessi. Lassus (b. 1966) studied product and furniture design at University of Industrial Arts of Helsinki (UIAH) and at Helsinki Polytechnic. After working in architecture agencies in Finland and Australia, she developed her first product designs for the Italian design firms Alessi, Poltronova and Zanotta. She worked for Finnish company Artek Oy Ab and subsequently as Design Manager for Alessi SpA in Italy. In 2003, she founded Kristiina Lassus Studio, providing consultancy services in art direction, product design and interior architecture.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- The donors purchased two sets of these straw bowls: one from Alessi, London, on 15 March 2002, the other from Funktio, Helsinki, on 23 August 2002. It is impossible to tell which this set is.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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