Alessi is a family run business and was originally formed by Giovanni Alessi back in 1921. He began by making eating and drinking utensils out of metal. Now run by the third generation of the family, Alessi is a global homeware and kitchenware brand with over 3000 products in its range. Thier items are coveted across the globe and are very much the design powerhouse with many products exhibited in museums across the world. The Alessi brand is split in to three product ranges Adi Alessi, Alessi and Officina Alessi all of which still adhere to the same design ethos.