Product code: 73022045
Designed by Miriam Mirri for Alessi, the Vabene pasta tester is a practical kitchen utensil that has been transformed into a decorative piece through the design and manufacturing process. Made from high grade stainless steel and rigorously polished for a mirror finish the Vabene is suitable for vegetables and pulses as well as checking you've reached perfectly 'al dente' pasta.
- Dishwasher Safe
- 18/10 stainless steel
Alessi draws inspiration from Italian industrial culture to create unique, contemporary products. Collaborating with over 500 designers around the globe, Alessi believes that “a true work of design must be able to move people, to convey feelings, to trigger memories…”
Born in Granerolo, Verbania, in 1916, Carlo Alessi studied technical design at the OMAR institute in Novara. At an early age, he worked in the metal workshop set up by his father, Giovanni, in 1921. In the fifties, he became managing director of the company, introducing a new international dimension, which he developed by working with external designers. He remained president of Alessi until 2009, when he passed away.
Alessi is now a B Corp, a company which strives to maximise the positive impact they have on their employees, the communities in which they operate and the environment, by using the business as a force for regeneration and sustainability.More from Alessi
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