Alessi Barknest Round basket in 18/10 Stainless Steel.
Designed by Michel Boucguillon and Donia Maaoui
The Barknest round basket from Italian company Alessi was designed by the designer duo Michel Boucguillon and Donia Maaoui.
Inspired by trees surrounding the designer’s home
Made of stainless steel, the basket’s design was inspired by the trees surrounding the duo’s home, known as Casa Boucguillon. These trees have a beautiful bark whose structure and pattern inspired the idea behind the decorative basket.
A Beautiful Ornament
The Barknest is a beautiful ornament that can be filled with trinkets or serve as a great decoration all on its own!
Collection – Alessi
Diameter – 21 cm
Designed by Boucquillon & Maaoui
Born in Belgium in 1962, award-winning Michel works for the world most famous International Design companies: Alessi, Artemide, Antoniolupi, Serralunga, Martinelliluce. His work is present in several Museums and got many of the main international Awards, recently: Menzione d’Onore Compasso d’Oro 2011, Good Design Award 2008, Design Plus 2006.
Donia Maaoui, Michel’s wife and an architect herself, works alongside her husband on some of the Alessi and Martinelliluce projects, although her principal occupation is cast bronze sculpture and painting.