"Filter coffee" is a popular coffee brewing method in India that involves mixing frothed milk with ground coffee in an Indian coffee filter. The result is a delicious coffee drink that designer Naveesh Khattar and Naveen Kesavan have created a simplified filter for.
The 'UFO Filter Coffee' mug was created by the designers at MIT's Institute of Design. The mug has two functions -- to make and hold filter coffee. It works by adding a coffee ground-filled module at the top and pouring hot water through the module. When milk and sugar are added, this mug holds a simple cup of coffee that was made with relative ease. The packaging of this product shows popular brewing methods, the benefits of coffee consumption and some coffee-related facts.
This quirky product simplifies the process of making coffee for the sake of time and to minimize effort.
This Cup Design Makes Individual Cups of "Filter Coffee"
1. Simplified Coffee Filters - The simplified filter coffee design presents an opportunity to create a line of automated coffee-making products for busy individuals.
2. Smart Coffee Mugs - The UFO Filter Coffee mug has multifunctional abilities, which could inspire the development of smart coffee mugs that offer brewing and storing capabilities.
3. Eco-friendly Coffee Filters - The reduction of paper filters through the use of the UFO Filter Coffee mug design could ignite the coffee industry's interest in eco-friendly filter alternatives.
1. Coffee Accessories - The creation of the UFO Filter Coffee mug product presents an opportunity to expand the coffee accessory product line with simplified brewing methods and eco-friendly alternatives.
2. Kitchen Appliances - The simplification of the filter coffee brewing process lends itself to potential product opportunities for automated kitchen appliances for coffee-making and other brewing methods.
3. Packaging Industry - The packaging of the UFO Filter Coffee mug could inspire sustainable packaging design alternatives in the industry.