EsPresso Requires a Single Manual Compression for a Perfect Cup of Java

 - Jun 20, 2012
There is always something to be said for the low-tech contraptions around the house. Hey encourage people to interact with different objects and carry out different processes, so not to lose touch with simple pleasures and the innate abilities of the human body.

All the same, the EsPresso Coffee Maker is a product that makes many manual appliances look primitive. It's been assembled with finely manufactured parts in bright colors for a fun and streamlined appearance. You'd initially expect it to be electric.

But no, Dave Pickett designed his coffee machine based on the simple principle of the french press. With your grind in the base of the cylinder and your hot water poured on top, you just push down on the EsPresso Coffee Maker and collect your filtered drink in your mug below.