The American Press

Since its creation in 2015, the American Press has surely exceeded its designer’s expectations, which started out as a graduate physics project in search of a better way to make coffee. Often mistaken for its french counterpart, this sturdy bodied mechanism has proven to be unparalleled in its cup-to-cup functionality and in the complexity of …

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Onyx Advent Calendar

Every year at the beginning of December, our families would bring out the much anticipated holiday advent calendars. For Natalie’s family, that meant celebrating each evening with a santa-inspired piece of chocolate hidden within a small cardboard calendar or a tiny house that required a miniature scavenger hunt to complete. Ally’s family, on the other …

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The Cuccumella- Neapolitan Flip Coffee

Since its creation in 1819 by French designer Morize, the cuccumella, otherwise known as the Neapolitan flip coffee maker, has called the south of Italy home. This vessel consists of several pieces: a bottom container for the hot water, a hopper with a screw-top filter to separate the coffee grounds from the water itself, and …

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