Designed by Michael Graves for Alessi
- When the contents of this kettle boil, a beautiful little bird adorns the spout and whistles.
- Michael Graves designed it in 1985; it has an 18/10 stainless-steel body.
- Handle and whistle are made of tough PA resin, and you can choose between blue or ivory handles.
- The broader base allows water to boil faster, making it a favourite of today’s busy users.
- Hand wash only; both the whistling bird and the lid can be replaced; measures 8-1/2 inches in diameter and 9 inches high.
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Michael Graves (1934 – 2015) was an architect and industrial designer from the United States. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, and lived and worked in Princeton, New Jersey. Graves graduated from Broad Ripple High School in Indianapolis in 1952 and earned a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Cincinnati in 1958.