Three examples of good design

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Oct 052010

Aeropress coffee maker

Aerobie aeropress

The Aerobie Aeropress

This is an Aerobie Aeropress. Although it looks like a giant syringe (with accessories) it’s actually a coffee press. What I love about this design is the purity of both its ambition and its form. The designer wanted to do one thing, which was to make a really good double espresso. He researched existing methods of brewing coffee, identied the pros and cons of each one and approached the project without any preconceptions about what a coffee maker should look like or how it should work. Continue reading »