Michael Graves had long established himself as a world famous architect with his buildings when he made his first steps in the world of product design in the 1980s. Alberto Alessi sees his cooperation with Graves as
In 1984 Michael Graves designed the legendary "Bird Kettle". It was the first product which was designed by an American designer for Alessi. The MG32 kettle is a modern copy of the very same bird flute kettle - with the difference that it heats up the water electrically and is not tied to a cooker.
The MG32 kettle holds 1.5 litres and is made of stainless steel, while the handle, cap, and bird flute are made of PA plastic.