6 cup 'La Cupola' Espresso Coffee maker by Alessi
Espresso coffee maker 'La Cupola' by Alessi (A di Alessi) - Aluminium with thick base for even heat distribution - 6 cup 30 cl / 10 oz capacity - Dimensions: 10 x 28.5 cm - Designed in 1985 by Aldo Rossi - Suitable for use on gas, electric and ceramic cook tops - An ideal gift for the coffee lover! Designed in the early 30's, the Espresso Maker is the last true 'invention' among the various coffee making methods in use. Characterized by quick preparation, concentrated volume and the intense aroma and flavour of the coffee produced by passing water vertically upwards through the coffee grounds, it does not just symbolize Italian coffee, but has also become the typical coffee making method in all the European countries of the Mediterranean basin. La Cupola was designed in 1985 by Aldo Rossi - the name behind some of the most representative objects of the 1980s, it shows the ability of a great designer to enter into a dialogue with the public's tastes: this is a moka coffee maker for everyone. This Espresso Maker is made of high-quality aluminium with its excellent heat conducting properties and has a thick flanged aluminium base to guarantee even heat distribution and shield the body from flame. Perfect for making Italian coffee.