“The CHEMEX® coffeemaker was invented in 1941 by Dr. Peter Schlumbohm, a German chemist who immigrated to New York in 1936.
Chemex coffee maker design scketches
Chemex Coffeemaker five cups is hand blown
Schlumbohm and a few of his inventions, as shown in LIFE magazine in 1949
chemex carafe with CoffeeSock Cloth Filter for Chemex 6, 8, and 10 Cup
When designing the CHEMEX®, Schlumbohm desired to not only make brewing the perfect cup simple, but also to have the vessel be a thing of beauty. Being a chemist, he studied and understood clearly the chemistry behind the extraction of flavor and caffeine from coffee beans.” (images via/read more chemexcoffeemaker.com) The Chemex Coffee Brewer is still available. (Image with CoffeeSock filter via prima-coffee.com) Continue reading →
Mimi Berlin and Mrs Jack have agreed upon brand licensing! Two ‘Mimi Berlin’ designs are being used to decorate stunning melamine plates for the Mrs Jack Originals & Unbreakables line of serveware!
We can’t get over the fact how cool this collaboration has worked out!!!
Mrs Jack Originals & Unbreakables Ready-set Breakfast in bed tray
Mrs Jack Originals Plates with designs by Mimi Berlin!
Mrs Jack is a Home Decor company, specializing in styling of ready-set (breakfast) trays and tablescapes. (plates are also available without the breakfast tray at Mrs Jack for €25,- each.)
How absolutely wonderful is this high-end porcelain serveware designed by Bodo Sperlein for Lladró!? It’s a retired series but we, at Mimi Berlin, found the butterknife with the horses’ leg as handle (!) at Mek in the Hartenstraat, Amsterdam. Auch Haben!EQUUS and Lladro Re-Cyclos Magical
“Re-Cyclos is a creative proposal of new and evocative works made from Lladro’s classic figurines. Lladro Re-Cyclos Magical by Bodo Sperlein came into being when the porcelain brand invited prestigious designers from all over the world to reinterpret its creations. Well acquainted with the workings of porcelain, Sperlein decided to focus on Nature using delicate elements of Lladro to create new and surprising jewelry accessories, and lighting and decor objects” (read more lladro.com) Continue reading →