Very cool design project…a different coffee cup every day! Design agency cunicode is taking advantage of Shapeways‘ ceramic rapid prototyping process to make one new espresso cup design per day for thirty days (which point they’ve now reached). The designs are creative as the image above shows, but you should really head over to their […]

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While I love the iRoast2 coffee roaster I bought from Sweet Maria’s, it can really only roast around a quarter of a pound at a time, and I often want to roast more. That’s where the Diedrich Home Roaster comes in. Diedrich specializes in commercial-grade coffee roasters, and at first glance, that’s what this “home […]

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This beautiful espresso tamper hides a secret behind its good looks. It has a mechanism inside that operates much like an automotive torque wrench. When a load of 30lbs has been applied, a clutch yields and an audible ‘click’ is heard, providing plenty of notice to the user that the proper force has been applied […]

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Fresh Roast Systems has developed a new coffee roaster, one designed to be deployed in locations such as grocery stores, that will roast coffee on demand and to the level desired by the consumer. The machines are networked to receive updated roasting profiles for new batches of beans, so the retailer doesn’t need to spend […]

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My two passions in life are coffee and fast cars. More specifically, Italian cars, Lamborghini foremost among them. Those two passions have now been combined, in the form of a $1700 Lamborghini-branded espresso machine. Only 1000 will be built. It’s gorgeous, but sadly this is likely to be more a case of a company’s marketing […]

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With the weather getting better (in most parts of the country, at least), attention is turning to the outdoors, and many are planning gardening projects. I figure it’s a good time to remind people of how great coffee grounds can be for your garden. It’s a great way to put them to use one final […]

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