Presso, a hand-operated home espresso machine designed and produced by Therefore, hits stores next month. It operates by pressing pre-boiled hot water through the coffee grounds using lever arms. Therefore creative director and Presso designer Patrick Hunt says there is a gap in the market for a ‘low cost, simple-to-use’ espresso machine. ‘Regular stove-top coffee pots operate at too low a pressure and scald the coffee with boiling water,’ he says. Therefore has set up a limited company to bring the product to market.
The council has chosen design consultants Publica to provide strategic oversight for its £235 million plan, which may include “more plants, reduced traffic and fewer building emissions”.
Some 25 years on from its first launch, the series dedicated to great thinkers and philosophers is being updated with 20 more titles.
The visual refresh hopes to make the data-heavy environmental and energy resources magazine stand out from its competitors.
D&AD foundations director Paul Drake advises design graduates and those studying to make the most of the current spirit of “generosity” in the industry.