Design Alessandro Mendini, 2013. Chrome, polyamide. Made in Italy by Alessi. As ironic, humorous and elegant as you could wish for, the Alessandro M Corkscrew is somewhat of a self-portrait of its designer Alessandro Mendini and joins the successful Anna series as a male counterpart. In addition to its charismatic qualities, the Alessandro M Corkscrew is a joy to use. Alessandro M. AM23 27 Pinocchio is the 2013 limited edition corkscrew designed by Alessandro Mendini. An object for the table, Pinocchio is a new character which is produced every year in limited numbers. As with all the previous versions, the corkscrew's body is hand decorated. Born in Milan, Alessandro Mendini is the former director of Casabella, Modo and Domus. The winner of a Compasso d'Oro and designer of the Groninger Museum in Groningen, the Casino in Arosa and the Forum in Omegna. He is a designer, architect and image consultant for Philips, Swarovski, Swatch, and Bisazza. 8.3" h | 2.4" dia.