The revised and updated second edition of Enduring Design, the story of Giordano Robbiati's Atomic stovetop espresso coffee maker. This edition is significantly rewritten from the original book, with more text and more illustrations. Chapters cover:
- How the Atomic got its name
- The Concept
- Early history and manufacture
- Marketing and distribution
- Anatomy of the Atomic
- Maintenance and repair
- The Atomic barista
- The Atomic today
Includes over 150 colour illustrations, with step-by-step instructions for valuing, buying, cleaning, restoring and repairing your vintage Atomic; how to recognise fakes; modern reproductions and lookalikes; how to make coffee with the Atomic; pictures of 23 different reseller badges and numerous design variants.
Changes from the previous edition include:
- New chapters on early history, marketing and distribution
- More reseller badges
- Chapters on "anatomy" and "variants" merged to remove duplication
- More details on reference sources
- 30 additional photos
The best book on the subject, if for no other reason than it is the ONLY book on the subject!
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