The Pepper Mill MP1562 by designer Paolo Pagani is a classic object made of twisted wood. In this characteristic it is the best design of Alessi, which was made out of this material.
Besides the known products made of metal were wood works alwas a traditional main pillar of Alessi. To not loose the connection too this tradition, Alessi arose the company Battista Piazza already in 1988. Since then a lot of historic objects of the 1920s were reissued.
Between 1980 and 1990 Ettore Sottsass was together with the young designer of his studio responsable for many wooden works of the Twergi-Line.
The Pepper Mill MP1560 is also available. This is the same model as the MP1562, just made of light beeach wood.