Founded in 1921 as a "Workshop for the processing of brass and nickel silver sheet metal, with foundry", Alessi
has always stood out for the high quality of its products. In almost a century of history, the company has gradually evolved to become one of the leading "Factories of Italian design", capable of applying its expertise and excellence in design management to many different product types.
Corkscrew in 18/10 stainless steel, mirror polished. Socrates by Jasper Morrison is a corkscrew that seeks to achieve the object's archetypal form, and is a humorous allusion to the "Socratic method", i.e. the Athenian philosopher's art of extracting the right answers from the person you're dealing with.