A '90s-Designey Competitor to Bialetti's Moka Express

You surely recognize Bialetti’s Moka Express, and have hopefully read about its design history.

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The form is iconic, and difficult for other manufacturers to compete with. But in 1989 and throughout the ’90s Bialetti competitor Irmel tried, not by matching the form, but by going designey with their Maggiolina coffeemaker:

It also came in a dual-cup version:

The UX doesn’t look great:

These days if you find your eyes peeled you might see one on Etsy or eBay.

Source: core77

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