Virgula Divina Bottle Opener, des. Frederic Gooris for Alessi


By: Alessi

Taking its name from the Latin phrase for a divining rod, the 'Virgula Divina' Bottle Opener recalls the forked stick used by a diviner to discover water.

Made from stainless steel and dishwasher safe, Gooris's design makes a discrete and elegant addition to a drinks tray.

About Frédéric Gooris: 

A Belgian industrial designer, born at Leuven in 1974, Gooris graduated from the Hogeschool Antwerpen in 1998. In 1999 he moved to Milan, where he obtained his Master in Design at Domus Academy. After gaining experience working for Philippe Starck and Stefano Giovannoni for 5 years, he founded the Studio Gooris in Milan before cofounding Bombol - a company for design oriented baby furniture - in 2009. In 2010, Gooris moved to Hong Kong to open the second office of Studio Gooris where he is working up to today.