Born in Bogota, Colombia in 1976, he graduated from the Faculty of Industrial Design at the Jorge Tadeo Lozano University of Bogota in 1998, and studied for a Master's in Design at the Domus Academy of Milan in 1999. In 1997 he won the "Santo Domingo" prize for the best Colombian design students. The same year he did an internship in the CID department at Whirlpool Europe in Cassinetta. Between 2000 and 2004 he worked as a designer for the Giovannoni design studio. In 2005 and 2008 he won the "Lapiz de acero" prize with the Morfeo (Domodinamica) sofa and the Manta (Poliform) chair. He has worked for Alessi, Poliform, Nike, Microsoft, Domodinamica, Miller, Ferrero, Baci Perugina and others. In 2006 he took part in the "La fabbrica del design" exhibition organized by the Domus Academy and Milan City Council. He has been a professor at the Domus Academy of Milan and the European Design Institute of Turin. He has held conferences at various universities in Italy and Colombia. He lives and works in Milan.Presenting "Chip", the magnetic paper chip holder. Chip is made up of three parts and inside him there are magnets to keep the paper clips together, giving “Chip” a feathered look. The parts are assembled in such a way that the visible joins become part of the design, and with his wide support base, he can also become a handy paperweight sculpture for your desk.
|Chip Magnetic Paper Clip Holder in Chrome Plated Zamak by Rodrigo Torres||4.25" H x 3.75" W x 3.75" D||1lb|
|Product Category:||Desktop Organizers|
|Type:||Paper Clip Holder|
Alessi Chip Magnetic Paper Clip Holder in Chrome Plated Zamak by Rodrigo Torres
Chip is adorable!
Matthew from Tabernacle, NJ– Verified Buyer
Alessi never disappoints and this is no exception. Chip is a very solid bird that looks whimsical as you add paper clips to make up his feathers.
More awesome in person.
Yuji from Diamond Bar, CA– Verified Buyer
I like shiny things. The moment i saw this, I had no clue whatsoever what it was but I had to have it. I instantly bought one on the spot. I love it a lot. It's a solid item, weight wise and aesthetically. I wish they have more things like this. For instance, a key ring holder with a much stronger magnet to hold more than one set of keys. It could be resemble a large grub worm that sticks to a wall where you'll never misplace your keys ever again. It also makes an excellent paper weight. I have minus a star for the time i had to wait, but I have it now so 5 stars. All aces
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