Gabriele Chiave was born in Metz. Two years later he moved with his family, spending 4 months in Dakar, 5 in Caracas, 1 in Buenos Aires, 3 in Rome (where he completed his higher secondary education) and then 8 years in Milan where he studied Industrial Design at IED and began working with a number of design studios, including Syn design, Fabio Rotella, and Lorenza Bozzoli. He participated and exhibited in projects such as Emergency, Rotari, Epson, and Toshiba. From 2004 to 2006 he worked with Marc Sadler at the Ideal Standard European Research Centre, and he worked with many other companies. In the same period he was involved in and provided assistance for 6 lpwk/alessi workshops, which began in 2003 and are still being run. He has worked freelance for clients and customers in the design field since 2006. He has lived in Amsterdam since early 2007.LPWK Italy
Born in Bergamo, Italy, Laura Polinoro graduated in Drama Art and Music Studies in Bologna. Her first job was in the field of contemporary dance as art director and costume and set designer. Later she undertook research at the Domus Academy in Milan. From 1990 to 1998 she was in charge of the Centro Studi Alessi, where she operated as meta-project designer and art director, coordinating workshops both in-house and in association with various universities and design institutes the world over. She was also involved in publishing and communications activities. Items which entered production in that period are identified with the acronym ôCSAö. Since 2004 products overseen by Ms. Polinoro have been identified with the letters "LPWK"
|Product Type: Peeler||Finish: Stainless Steel|
|Base Material: Stainless steel||Operation: Manual|
|Food Compatibility: Fruit||Item Type: Handheld|
|Country of Manufacture: Italy|
Questions & Answers
Alessi Gabrile Chiave Apostrophe Orange Peeler
Erin from Sewanee, TN– Verified Buyer
This one is my own fault--I thought that the implement was an orange zester. It is not. It is a tool to peel strips of orange peel for decoration, and for that it functions perfectly. It also is a pretty piece of decoration on my counter, which is what I now use it for.
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K.J. from Saratoga Springs, NY– Verified Buyer
The first orange peeler I received appeared to be one that was used and then returned. However when I called customer service to discuss returning it I had no problem doing so. The customer service rep was very polite, helpful, professional & even apologized for the initial peeler. When I received the second peeler it appeared to be new and was shipped very quickly to me. The peeler has a solid weight to it, fits ergonomically in the hand and slices through fruits with a thick skin very easily and quickly. I truly enjoy this peeler and use it a least once a week.
Chris from Vancouver, BC– Verified Buyer
Received in perfect condition. Handles well and works like a charm in your palm.
Daniel from Oklahoma– Verified Buyer
I thought this was an awesome Orange peeler, It worked great and I am overall happy with it.
clever handsome design and it works
frances from ashland, KY– Verified Buyer
I purchased 2 for Christmas gift next year I want one