espresso maker

A new Richard Sapper’s espresso maker, Alessi’s first product for the kitchen, that was the winner of the first Compasso d’Oro award in 1979. Richard Sapper’s espresso maker is an “homage to my grandfather” says Alberto Alessi.

Alberto Alessi, president of the company, explains why Richard Sapper’s iconic 1978 coffee maker for the Italian brand is so important to him.

Sapper's espresso maker

He said: “I consider it a homage to my grandfather, that is the father of my mother, Mr Alfonso Bialetti.”

via dezeen