A custom Mirage Triplette espresso machine by Kees Van Der Westen can be yours for a price tag starting at $13,000.
This one’s for the coffee connoisseurs who double as design gurus: Museum of Design Atlanta’s newest exhibit, Passione Italiana: The Art of Espresso, offers a cultural experience not to be missed for the city’s caffeine-obsessed. Running through June 9, the java journey commences in mid-20th century Italy, tracing the development of espresso machines from alterations in design to improvements in coffee-making technology. Featured names include famed Italian designer and architect Alessandro Mendini, as well as Dominique Perrault—a renowned French architect known for his design of the National Library of France. Sustaining memberships from $48 per year, 1315 Peachtree St. NE
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