Design director Alberto Alessi poses with a coffee machine in the Alessi factory in the northern industrial town of Omegna September 17, 2009. Competition from low-cost Chinese or Romanian manufacturers, outsourcing and recession have shut down many family firms and dampened Italian manufacturing, which accounts for about one-fifth of output from the eurozone’s third-largest economy. Picture taken September 17, 2009. To match feature ITALY-DESIGN/RECESSION REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini (ITALY SOCIETY)