Alessi espresso maker 9090 ~ Richard Sapper 1978
studio pickup only: Saturdays between 4pm and 7pm or by appointment. Contact us to arrange your time and get directions (near Eglinton and Laird in Toronto)
by: Alessi, Italy
designer: Richard Sapper, 1978
material: stainless steel
size: 8 1/2" x 5 3/4"
9090 is the first espresso coffee maker in Alessi's history, but also the first of several Compasso d'Oro awards and the first Alessi item exhibited at the MOMA in New York. "I wanted to give this machinery the features that others do not have." With these words Richard Sapper described the idea from which he started. 9090 is original not only for its special shape but also for some functional innovations such as the enlarged base that allows to maximize heat, the anti-drip spout and the lever lock that allow one to open the coffee pot with a simple gesture of the hand. Alessi.com