conventional espresso machines consume a lot of energy, even when they are in ‘off’ mode. british designer patrick hunt of therefore has designed an eco espresso maker for presso, in which coffee is made through a controlled blend of pressure and temperature. the machine is manually powered and only a small amount of energy is used to boil a kettle. made from polished aluminium, the espresso maker can also be recycled at the end of its life.




eco espresso maker



use coffee grounds suitable for espresso machines and tamp them down firmly with the presso spoon tamp. after filling the presso with hot water, raise the handles of the machine and let the water infuse the grinds for 15-25 seconds. then, push the handles downwards in a smooth motion and hold them at the end of the stroke and wait for the water to be extracted.