Introducing the Alessi Bark Kitchen Paper Towel Holder – a testament to craftsmanship and poetic design that transforms a utilitarian item into a work of art. Crafted with precision at the Crusinallo factory in Omegna, this roll holder undergoes a mesmerizing manufacturing process, marrying technology with artistry.
The steel sheet undergoes a meticulous dance of cutting and laser perforation, followed by a series of mechanical processes that shape it into a form reminiscent of nature's beauty. The final touch involves expert welding, creating a sturdy yet elegantly designed kitchen essential.
Inspired by the majestic trees that grace the landscape, the Barkroll holder is a nod to the organic wonders of wood grain. The laser-perforated pattern gracefully mirrors the intricate knots found in the heart of a tree, while the cylindrical shape pays homage to the strength and structure of a tree trunk. Each glance at this roll holder is a poetic journey into the heart of nature, seamlessly woven into the fabric of your kitchen.
This kitchen essential goes beyond functionality; it's a reminder of the interconnectedness between the everyday and the extraordinary. As you tear off a sheet, the Bark Kitchen Paper Towel Holder gently prompts you to reflect on the origin of paper – a humble reminder that every sheet was once part of the magnificent tapestry of trees.
Elevate your kitchen with the Alessi Barkroll – where craftsmanship meets art, and every tear-off is a moment to reconnect with the beauty of the natural world.
About the Designers: Meet the creative duo Boucquillon & Maaoui, with Michel Boucquillon born in Belgium in 1962. In 2000, he established a cutting-edge workshop in Lucca, Tuscany, within the avant-garde confines of "CASA BOUCQUILLON" – a space that seamlessly intertwines exploration, meditation, and the confluence of life and work. Michel is a luminary in the realm of Industrial Design and experimental Architecture, collaborating with the world's foremost design companies. His visionary creations grace the collections of several museums and have earned him prestigious international awards.
Donia Maaoui, Michel's wife and an accomplished architect in her own right, is an integral part of their collaborative endeavors. While contributing to select Alessi and Martinelliluce projects, her primary focus remains on cast bronze sculpture and painting, adding another layer of artistic richness to their shared creative journey. Together, Boucquillon & Maaoui redefine the boundaries of design, leaving an indelible mark on the global creative landscape.