The bathroom is no longer simply a place to bathe and ‘do one’s duty’. It’s become a veritable temple of contemplative relaxation, well furnished and meticulously accessorized. The result: today’s bathroom often vies for the position of ‘most beautiful room in the house’. That said, the W.C. has long provided the necessary privacy (read: contemplative space)
to those seeking time alone––much of it spent reading. Until now, however, reading material accumulated in piles on the floor or was stuffed between sanitary pipes. The Alessi magazine holder, named “Marcel”, made of opaque white polypropylene, was designed for Alessi.