Banana Boys Bottle Stoppers



When two cultures and civilizations come into contact and the person in the middle knows them pretty well and is able to tell the differences and similarities, there is almost every time a positive outcome out of this. So when the Italian designer Stefano Giovannoni met the Asian culture in Taiwan , he saw it as a huge source of inspiration for his works. And not all the things he designed are work of art. Actually I can say most are very practical things that also look very well. For example these funny Banana Boys Bottle Stoppers remind you of the story with the monkeys that had each one hand over the mouth , eyes and ears.

The little monkeys on top of the bottle stoppers have some Chinese features and this is another hind for the inspiration. And only now do we remember the item’s usefulness: cover the bottles that are only half empty so as to protect its contents. These stoppers are perfect for the wine bottles your guests bring at occasions when you only sip the wine and the bottle is almost intact and you want to save it for later. You can find these items for sale for just $38 from Alessi, their manufacturer.


Published by in Appliances, Home Gadgets, on August 24th, 2011

WHAT DO YOU GUYS THINK?

About us

Homedit.com is a website that offers you the latest and greatest news/articles/features in architecture, interior design and furniture.Since we launched we collected more than 10,000 unique articles with more than 60,000 pictures & ideas...

Homedit is not a retail shop, nor do we sell anything from this website. We try to direct you to a website with every post, so that you can inquire directly.... read more.

Advertising

Submit a design

We are interested in interior design , architecture, furniture and lighting, but it can be anything, as long as it's about home.

Email to stefan.lucian{at}hotmail.com with the following info:

  • A brief description 200 words or more
  • A link to a website is always good
  • Email as many large photos as you have