coffee-making alarm clock wakes you up with a freshly brewed mug coffee-making alarm clock wakes you up with a freshly brewed mug
jul 30, 2014

coffee-making alarm clock wakes you up with a freshly brewed mug

coffee-making alarm clock wakes you up with a freshly brewed mug
all images courtesy of joshua renouf

 

 

 

when daybreak hits, most caffeine addicts fiendishly anticipate their coffee fix. a staple of many mornings includes the painful alarm clock buzz, quickly followed by a haphazard preparation of a freshly brewed mug. but what if your alarm could make your coffee for you?

 

british designer joshua renouf has realized a solution for the masses, concocting ‘the barisieur’, a fusion of a time-teller and java brewing system. rather than the irritating blare traditionally used to wake its user up, the alarm eases the sleeper into their day with the subtle movement of stainless steel ball bearings that boil the water through induction heating. additionally, it encourages a ritual before going to sleep, asking them to prep the beans, sugar and milk for the next day’s use, subliminally signaling to the body and mind that it’s time to relax.

barisieur alarm clock and coffee brewer joshua renouf
a cup of coffee in bed, made by the ‘the barisieur’

barisieur alarm clock and coffee brewer joshua renouf
the bedside hybrid alarm and coffee maker

barisieur alarm clock and coffee brewer joshua renouf
the coffee is ready as soon as you wake up

barisieur alarm clock and coffee brewer joshua renouf
a milk container can be filled at night and used in the morning

barisieur alarm clock and coffee brewer joshua renouf
stainless steel balls are used to boil the water

barisieur alarm clock and coffee brewer joshua renouf
sugar and coffee

barisieur alarm clock and coffee brewer joshua renouf
the brewing system

barisieur alarm clock and coffee brewer joshua renouf
the coffee maker and attached alarm clock

 

  • Just tell me how much and where to send the money. This is seriously the alarm clock of my dreams.

    lorie says:
  • Cool, boiling water beside the bed!!!

    P says:
  • Ain’t that swell! Waking up with the smell of “freshly brewed coffee”! I can see how you smack the contraption half asleep into pieces trying to snooze 10 more minutes. Or not. Later you will have to wash all this glassware to keep it shiny, clean, and cool looking. That’s exactly what you want to do every day of your life. Give me two, please!

    MiniMe says:
  • I would like to know where I can buy this coffee maker alarm clock?
    Thanks

    Claudia Tschen says:
  • Great idea! I’ve seen a really old english alarm clock like this one, but it would of course make tea instead of coffee.

    Fred says:
  • I would like to know where I can buy this coffee maker alarm clock ?

    Yvonne Fu says:
  • I love it !!!
    Could you please let me know where or how can I buy it , and if you shit to the US or anywhere else in latin america?
    Bests!

    Estefania Vbs says:
  • Shut up and take my money!! Seriously, where’s the order button for US?

    Nick says:
  • amazing, a modern device with an old world feel looks fantastic, i live in the uk, where can i get one..?

    ian sinclair says:
  • Seriously!!! Please share how much and how to order! this is my dream! lol

    shannon courtney says:
  • I am absolutely serious when I say that I would like to invest in on of these genius alarm clocks… Any follow-up info would be much appreciated! Many thanks!

    Katie Hay says:
  • Hi Everyone, if you scroll to the top of the article, you will see the name Joshua Renouf, he is the designer. Click on his name, it will take you too his website. The coffee clock is still a prototype, but you can register for one. The sale prices listed as between 200 & 300 pounds. Happy shopping 😀

    christine Williams says:
  • Approximately $500+. Overpriced much? I could make one for less than $40 and it would be customized to my liking. I’d rather have my husband make a cup for me instead.

    Jasmine says:
  • would be nice if they had a video to show how it worked.

    doobydude says:
  • Awesome Jasmine. Maybe you should make your own and shut up, I’d pay $500 for it. Just get your husband to buy one for you.

    Carey says:
  • Where can i buy uk

    Stephen says:
  • I would like to purchase one of these. Is it possible to ship to the U.S. ?? Thanks

    Grant Evje says:
  • Greetings from Canada. How will the price be after shipping?

  • Where can we buy one?

    Matt says:

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