The man behind Kikkoman soy sauce

Died at age 85, Kenji Ekuan, the inventor of the iconic bottle of soy sauce. The funnel shape and the red cap, now internationally recognized, were designed for the first time by Kenji Ekuan for the company Kikkoman. Ekuan had designed the cap with the two holes on the sides for Kikkoman in 1961. He explained … Continue reading

ALESSI tea and coffee spoons

For today let’s talk about design cutlery and in particular of some spoons relased by Alessi, one of the leading factories of Italian design since 1921. I really love this company because of the effort it puts in designing many different home product types and it is never ordinary in its designing approach, offering products that reflect the designer … Continue reading