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Stovetop Espresso Maker/6 Cup

Richard Sapper for Alessi 1979

18/10 Stainless Steel

[8" H]

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.

Note: Includes a stainless steel reducer filter insert to make 3 cups if one does not need a full pot.

Permanent Collection

The Museum of Modern Art [MoMA], New York/Triennale di Milano, Milan/Kunstgewerbe Museum, Berlin/Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn/Israel Museum, Jerusalem/Kunstmuseum, Dusseldorf/Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia/Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich


XI Premio Compasso D'Oro 1979/Diploma D'Onore Bio 9, Ljubjana 1981/Design Plus, Frankfurt 1983