Pico is the automatic coffeemaker of brewing beer. Using pre-made ingredient kits called PicoPaks, it couldn’t get any easier. You pour in the pak, add water and wait. 5-7 days later, your beer is done & you’re a home-brewer. Another funded Kickstarter.
Keurig has turned their beverage automation expertise to soda. The Keurig Kold system turns out carbonated drinks with the push of a button & works much like their coffee makers: fill it with room temp water, pop in a capsule, and it dispenses cold, fizzy Coca-Cola, Dr. Pepper, and other drinks instantly. Unlike Sodastream machines, Keurig Kold requires no CO2 canister.
This Japanese toaster oven has something the others don’t: a unique humidifying function that makes all your toastables soft & fluffy on the inside while giving them the crunchy toasted exterior you crave.
Unlike regular ice, nugget is easily chewable and absorbs flavor in addition to keeping your drinks nice & chilled. The Opal nugget icemaker is a sleek, countertop machine that will make nuggets with the push of a single button at the rate of 1 pound per hour.
June is a high-tech countertop oven. It has a quad-core NVIDIA K-1 processor, a 1080p HD camera & it’s wi-fi & app connected. All these features make it easier to cook for yourself, as in, the camera watches your Bagel Bites so they don’t burn & sends you an alert when they’ve reached optimal golden-crispyness. Now you’re a chef.
Made for hot or cold drinks, the design of the Haori Cup brings together two traditional Japanese crafts. The cup is made of Japanese clay, the key ingredient in Hasamiyaki porcelain and wrapped with a bentwood cedar sleeve through a process called Hakata Magemono. The result is a simple, elegant & stackable vessel for your drinks.
Ikawa is the world’s first digital micro-roaster, a compact countertop unit that allows you to roast your own coffee at home for maximum freshness & flavor. The Ikawa App provides roasting recipes for a variety of beans that the company offers for delivery or use your own beans to create a custom homemade roast. A funded Kickstarter project.
You could call it a “kettle” but really the MIITO just works like one. It uses an induction hub and a steel rod to heat the exact amount of water in your particular vessel: a glass or cup, bowl, coffee pot—basically, anything that’s non-ferrous. Currently funding on Kickstarter, MIITO has already won a James Dyson Award in the Netherlands and a nomination for Design of the Year from the Design Museum London. via
The Cove system uses several filtration layers made up of minerals and laser-etched membranes to catch microscopic bacteria and harmful chemicals, to give you clean, safe drinking water at home. The countertop device also links with an app to notify you when the tank needs a refill, when to change the recyclable filter & when your water is at optimal temperature.