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The iconic little figure of the “Girotondo” man, designed by Stefano Giovannoni and Guido Venturini at the end of the 1980s, continues on his journey through time, invariably transforming himself into a special object. From accessories for the table to those for the kitchen, from office items to small furnishing accessories

King Kong Designers

Story of Designer

King-Kong: From 1985 up to 1989, this has been the name adopted by the architects Stefano Giovannoni and Guido Venturini, creators of an elementary, playful cartoon language which made its mark on design in the early 90s.

Girotondo Product

Story of Collection

Girotondo series: a collection of objects with a pop design, featuring the unmistakable perforated paper doll motif to which the series owes its popularity.

"Excuse me, what are these drawings?" asked a lady intrigued by the three sketches created by designer duo King-Kong to decide upon the perforated motif that would feature on their first tray for Alessi. "Tell us, what do you think they are", they answered, seizing the opportunity to put their designs to the test. Looking at the first two sketches, she pronounced: "Um, I'm not sure". Then she looked at the third and exclaimed: "Look, this one is a little paper doll!" And that's how the popular Girotondo motif was born


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