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Michael Graves

Alessi - MG32 Electric Kettle
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Alessi
MG32 Electric Kettle
in Stock
from € 217,00
€ 255,00
-15%
Alessi - 9093 Kettle with Magnetic Base
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Alessi - A09 Kitchen Timer
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Alessi
A09 Kitchen Timer
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€ 35,00
Alessi - 9097 Sugar Bowl
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Alessi
9097 Sugar Bowl
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€ 68,00
Alessi - 9098 Pepper Mill
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Alessi
9098 Pepper Mill
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€ 87,00
Alessi - MGSAL Salt Shaker
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Alessi
MGSAL Salt Shaker
in Stock
€ 61,00
Alessi - 9096 Creamer
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Alessi
9096 Creamer
4 weeks
€ 59,00
Alessi - MG09 Tray
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Alessi
MG09 Tray
4 weeks
€ 257,00
Alessi - MG32 Bird-Shaped Stopper
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The American postmodern architect and designer Michael Graves was born in Indianapolis, in 1934. He studied at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio before graduating at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 1959.
In 1960 Graves was awarded a scholarship for two years of study at the American Academy in Rome, of which he is now a trustee. After his return to the US, Graves taught at Princeton University in New Jersey, where he became a professor of architecture in 1972. Altogether he taught more than 25 years at Princeton.

After cooperating with Richard Meier (1959) and George Nelson (1962) in New York, he opened an architecture practice "Michael Graves & Associates" in Princeton, in 1964. In 1969 Michael Graves was one of "The New York Five" to whom the New Yorker Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) devoted the exhibition of that title. The other four architects were Peter Eisenman, Charles Gwathmey, John Hejduk, and Richard Meier. Shortly after the exhibition, Graves rejected modernism and started developing colorful buildings and interiors.
By the late 1970s, Michael Graves was also famous as a Postmodern furniture and product designer, who was inspired by Art déco.
Around 1980, Michael Graves created several pieces of furniture and objects for Memphis. The best-known of Michael Graves's designs are the many he did for Alessi, including the iconic conical kettle with birds (1985).
Michael Graves most important architecture projects include the Public Services Building in Portland, Oregon (1982), the library in San Juan Capistrano, California (1983), the Humana Corporation headquarters in Louisville (1982-1986), the Dolphin Hotel in Disney World, Florida (1989), and the annex to the Whitney Museum of Art in New York (1989-1990).