Handbag Pill Box with Heart-Shape Chestnut Design and Lid - Fits In The Purse - Pill Purse Case

 This cute pill container for purse puts a fashionable spin on the decorative pill boxes for purses! Pill Box - Fits In The Purse - Pill Purse Case. The original pill box shaped like a horse chestnut was designed by Lorenza Bozzoli and Gabriele Chiave. It's included in the Objects-Bijoux collection. The two designers were influenced by the popular belief according which, keeping a horse chestnut in your pocket is supposed to ward off colds. The flat lid rotates on a little pivot, allowing the box to be closed with just one hand. Gabriele Chiave was born in 1978 in Metz. Two years later he moved with his family, spending 4 years in Dakar, 5 in Caracas, 2 in Buenos Aires, 3 in Rome ,where he completed his French baccalaureat diploma, and then 9 years in Milan where he studied Industrial Design at IED, participating and exhibiting during he’s studies in projects such as Emergency, Rotari, Epson,Toshiba and Pirelli. In 2000 he started working for several design studios, such as Syn design, Fabio Rotella, and Lorenza Bozzoli. From 2003 to 2006 he worked in Marc Sadler’s studio being part of the Ideal Standard European research center, but also working with several renown design companies such as Dainese, Foscarini, Serralunga. From 2002 till 2006 he assisted in the organization and development of 7 Workshops held by LPWK/ALESSI, together with the Alessi team and international designers, in order to develop new typologies and meta-projects for the company. Since beginning 2007 he moved to Amsterdam working as head of the design team for Marcel Wanders studio working for international renowed design companies. Born in Milan, where she studied at Brera academy, since 1980 she has been working as a free lance stylist for Fiorucci, Basile, Plein Sud, Sergio Rossi, Camper. Since 1996, with renewed passion, she has dedicated herself to Industrial design. Her works have been displayed in many exhibitions in Italy (Triennale) and abroad. She lives and works in Milan in her studio in Foro Bonaparte.