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Design model for the Biesse coffee pot

  • Object:

    Design model

  • Place of origin:

    Turin (Made)
    Turin (city) (made)

  • Date:

    About 1994 (Made)
    about 1994 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Spagnolo, Pino (Designed)
    Guarneri, Frederico (Made)
    Spagnolo, Pino
    Pino Spagnolo Design Snc (maker)
    Biesse Group S.P.A.

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood, epo-wood and perspex

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the designer, Pino Spagnolo.

  • Museum number:

    E.696-1997

  • Gallery location:

    20th Century, Room 76, case 16 []

This object is a preliminary, full-scale design model for a coffee percolator by Pino Spagnolo and made by Frederico Guarneri. The model is the first of two and the curved handle of the coffee percolator has not yet materialised nor have the grooves around the base. The second model in the design process is E.697.1-4-1997. This model is for a percolator with a metal base which heats up on a stove.

Physical description

Preliminary design model for the coffee percolator with straight handle, full scale.

Place of Origin

Turin (Made)
Turin (city) (made)

Date

About 1994 (Made)
about 1994 (made)

Artist/maker

Spagnolo, Pino (Designed)
Guarneri, Frederico (Made)
Spagnolo, Pino
Pino Spagnolo Design Snc (maker)
Biesse Group S.P.A.

Materials and Techniques

Wood, epo-wood and perspex

Dimensions

Height: 24 cm, Diameter: 11 cm Base

Object history note

Given by the designer, Pino Spagnolo.

Descriptive line

Design model for the Biesse coffee pot designed by Pino Spagnolo and made by Frederico Guarneri.

Production Note

Attribution note: Frederico Guarneri, Head of Tecnema, a company associated with Pino Spagnolo Designs Snc, Via Gruguasco 14, Beinasco, Turin, Italy, made models of Spagnolo's designs for the Biesse coffee pot.

Materials

Wood; Epo-wood; Perspex; Pencil; Paper

Techniques

Turning; Modelmaking; Cutting (perspex); Drawn

Subjects depicted

Design model

Categories

Designs; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares; Drinking

Production Type

Model

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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