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The 90010 Ashtray was designed by Marianne Brandt, the only woman to have worked in the Metallwerkstatt of the Bauhaus. It's part of the category home accessories coming from significant examples of creative moments, historical epochs or prototypes by major creators in our own specific field: Almost all the objects Alessi works with have ancient origins, and are strongly conditioned by rituals, plucked either from memory or the collective unconscious.
Founded by Walter Gropius in Weimar in 1919, the Bauhaus ("Building House") was a German school of arts, architecture and applied arts, which at the time represented a gathering and decanting point for the emerging avant-gardes in these fields. First opposed by Weimer's conservative circles (resulting in a move to Dessau) and then by Nazism, the Bauhaus closed after just 14 years, but for the high quality of the masters who taught there (the painters Paul Klee and Wassili Kandinski, for example) and studied there (such as Marianne Brandt, Marcel Breuer or Johannes Itten), as well as for the radical approach to design, based on the union between Art and Technique, the Bauhaus represents the origin of the Modern Movement in Design and Architecture.
Since the mid-1980s, Alessi has reproduced, licensed by the Bauhaus Archiv in Berlin, a selection of projects created by some of its main protagonists.
- Marianne Brandt, Germany c.1926
- Made in Italy
- 18/10 Polished Stainless Steel
- Diameter 4.25"
- Height 2.25"
Since its establishment in 1921, Alessi has gradually evolved, becoming a leading exponent of the “Factories of Italian design”, capable of mediating between the most interesting expressions of international creativity and the public, society and the market. Its mission is to translate these creative expressions into real objects capable of fulfilling dreams and satisfying the public’s desires.