If you’re looking for a piece of iconic Italian design to bring to the table, you’ll hardly find an item that gathers more primacies than Alessi’s 9090 espresso coffee maker. 9090 isn't just the first moka pot in Alessi's history: it was also Alessi's first object for the kitchen after the 1930s, the first of Alessi's many Compasso d'Oro awards (1979) and Alessi's first object to be included into the Permanent Design Collection of the MOMA in New York.
Rather than just being faux-meat, Mamu is different. It's a mushroom-based meat alternative that's getting its launch in restaurants so that chefs can test its versatility. Flora Tsapovsky investigates.