ave you ever squeezed a lemon with a steel spider, heard a bird whistle when your kettle boiled or opened a bottle with the figurine of a lady? All these gadgets are, in fact, designed by Alessi. Alessi is an Italian design powerhouse, which has brought on the market a vast range of fun and humorous accessories. Their style is bold and playful, but also functional and practical. There are scarcely other products that have done so well. At Alessi, they take design seriously.