Tuesday, October 21, 2008

form and function junction

if you've seen photos of my bungalow or been to my home you know...
i have no kitchen. or, rather, i have a little sliver of an after thought of a kitchen. oh! what i would give for a workable kitchen with a lot of counter space {miles and miles of poured concrete, please} a kitchen filled with shiny speciality spouts and a ton of, organized storage space.
modern amenities or not, these are two items that i can't do without:
the chemex coffee maker~
a mainstay in my parent's kitchen growing up. the elegant carafe doesn't just sit there looking good, it makes great coffee too.
the tagine~ the crock pot of morocco. but if cooking's not your thang, and you want an 'exotic' easy meal that feeds a dinner party of 2 or 10....
go. now. get one of these, and find a recipe here.
if that doesn't work, you can always just stick it on your head and speaking in a breathy baby voice, talk about great design.
it's all about owning it.

8 comments:

Mrs. Blandings said...

Mr. B's mom has that coffee maker - fab!

design for mankind. said...

I love it! :)

SimplyGrove said...

These look great!!!!

hello gorgeous said...

That's my husband's favorite coffeemaker.

The Wearstler, she does own it, doesn't she?

pve design said...

My Mom had that coffee maker.
Owning it is what it is all about.
Love your kitchen.... and love that tagine.

Nicole said...

I am in love with that coffee maker but does it keep the coffee hot? I don't care when it looks that good (and I don't drink coffee) but my husband is all about keeping it hot and I need a tough sell.

beachbungalow8 said...

ooh. you know, the short answer is NO. it's not good for keeping the coffee warm.

It keeps it warmer than you'd think, because of the design ,but it's not something that sits and heats all day. Which, in turn, keeps it from becoming bitter and rancid {love that word}

beachbungalow8 said...

ooh. you know, the short answer is NO. it's not good for keeping the coffee warm.

It keeps it warmer than you'd think, because of the design ,but it's not something that sits and heats all day. Which, in turn, keeps it from becoming bitter and rancid {love that word}

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