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At long last…Chemex

Chemex. It has been around for decades… seven to be exact. It is a pour-over style non-porous glass container coffeemaker that Peter Schlumbohm invented in 1941, and, fun fact, it is one of very few drip-method coffee brewing devices on permanent display at The Museum of Modern Art in New York. In my opinion, it is the best way to brew coffee. Here’s why:

(1) It looks damn good. The Chemex has an angular somewhat “cold” design comprised of three sexy components: glass, wood, and leather, giving it a contradictory aesthetic that is at once sterile…

Why You Need Your Own Real-Life Instagram Wall

In January of this year, I decided (after a pretty respectable period of thoughtful deliberation) it was time to make a change and pursue a career that would allow me to combine my skills/talents with the things I am really passionate about (just for example, let’s hypothetically say coffee) 🙂 I am really excited for this new phase of my career, but there are number of details I needed to get lined up before beginning it. One of those things was setting up a home office so it would be both practical and productivity-enhancing. This task is…