helsinki based designer, lucas zanotto, has created the world’s smallest cup of coffee for finnish coffee suppliers, paulig. using a single bean of coffee and a miniature filter, zanotto produced a small serving of rich paulig coffee.
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a single coffee bean was manually grinded into grains
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a single bean was grinded manually and then brewed using a small paper filter. the water was then heated using a miniature candle and poured over the coffee filter using a small ladle. with a few drops of rich coffee, zanotto serves a small cup in a miniature glass. in order to demonstrate the tiny scale of the serving, zanotto photographed his work next to the eraser of a pencil.
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a miniature contraption of a mini jar and filter were used to create the filtered batch
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the small cup is about the size of a finger-nail 
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the designer partnered with paulig to create a fun campaign for their coffee
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the scale is shown using the photograph of a pencil eraser 

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