Erwan and Ronan Bouroullec’s reputation for elevating simple products to new levels of sophistication is now seeing niche projects segue into state-of-the-art collaborations with global clout. Mark C O’Flaherty reports. Portrait by Léa Crespi
With an annual turnover of €100m and the world’s best designers onboard, family-run design firm Alessi reigns supreme in our homes. Jenny Dalton talks to its new president, Alberto Alessi – the ‘perfect provocateur’. Portrait by Guido Castagnoli.