A distillation of the design achievement of 2003's “Tea & Coffee Towers” project, these cups make the results accessible to the wider coffee-drinking public: the designers of each Alessi limited edition coffee & tea service have been asked to design a simple coffee cup, one that would exhibit the essence of the project.
Set of two mocha cups with saucers in bone china.
Item code: WA01SET
Height (cm): 7.00
Length (cm): 5.50
Width (cm): 3.00
Content (cl): 7.50
Wiel Arets (1955) is an internationally renowned architect. He graduated from the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands in 1983, where he received a Master of Science in Architecture. He established his own office that same year, which later expanded throughout Europe. His writings and projects are published globally. Since 1989 he has continually taught at the world’s most distinguished universities. From 1995 to 2001 he was Dean of the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam, and in 2012 he was appointed Dean of the College of Architecture (CoA) at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chicago. An eminent critic, he was the President of the Jury for the 2012 Venice Biennale of Architecture, Chair of the Jury for the 2013 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture—Mies van der Rohe Award, and in 2014 he established, together with the CoA, the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP), of which he is President of the Board.