A $20,000 brewing system First Siphon brewers were developed in the 1700's, but their popularity started to grow by the mid 1800's & were a popular means of brewing until the early 1900s. By the beginning of the Art Deco period (1920s), stylish coffee pots emerged with dual chambers made of metal or ceramic became popular, and by the 1950s, the first pump-percolator coffee brewers, became the dominant means of brewing coffee.
The all new “La Sorrentina” Coffee Machine is the result of close collaboration between Ikon Exports, Australia and the Bellman Company in Taiwan. If you “love” retro modernism and espresso, go no farther. Robbiati’s patented coffee machine is a classic design of the ‘Atomic Age’(1945–1960). Known as the ‘Atomic’ it embodies the explosive energy and creativity of the post-war era of Italian coffee machine design.
The IMO Coffee Maker has got to be the most compact coffee maker ever designed. If not for the little coffee cup icon on it we never would have guessed what this thing was. It looks more like a robotic arm you’d except to see in a space station than a coffee maker you’d expect to see in the kitchen.
The Ferrari of coffee machines, the Brunopasso PD-1 Espresso Machine has a sports car facade with smooth curves and a shiny paint job. With an $850 price tag you may very well be spending more than you did on your first car. We’re not just going out on a limb with this car comparison—it was designed to look and feel like a car with an RPM gauge on the front. Currently the Brunopasso is only available in Japan.
Coffee Hourglass The Hourglass Coffee Maker makes it easier to get the rich flavor from the beans that’s usually lost when they’re heated. The cool thing about the hourglass is that it doesn’t require any electricity—just combine ground beans with water and let them infuse for 12 to 24 hours. After that just turn it over and drain 16 oz of extract through the filter and combine it with hot water. $80
Kahva Coffee Maker You’ll think you’ve just seen some form of sorcery when you see how the Kahva Coffee Maker works. You fill it with water, bring it to a boil and then the water seems to magically flow upward where it mixes with the coffee grounds in the top. Turn off the heat and watch the brewed coffee pour back into the bottom.
Cocoon Coffee Maker Designer Jan König went a long way to ensure that your coffee will be heated perfectly even and stay warm longer. The dual sphere design not only looks really cool but serves to distribute heat perfectly as your coffee brews. When it’s done the outer bowl acts as an insulator for delicious coffee center.