Thursday, March 27, 2008

WMF 1 coffee pad machine review


Jennifer had her eyes on this smart little coffee maker since last year ever since we did some Christmas window shopping at John Lewis, Oxford Street. But at £79.95, it was just a bit too much for a coffee maker that is only capable of making one cup of coffee, even if the design won a prestigious red dot award. Well this evening while browsing through another John Lewis, we found that they were on clearance for only £19.95.

The WMF 1 coffee pad machine is an integrated filter coffee maker with a built-in water boiler. It has a tank that can hold the exact amount of water for one (included porcelain) cup. It takes standard size coffee pads which is installed in the coffee pad holder just above the cup holder. Just fill in the water reservoir below the 'max' mark and press the huge button. Less than a minute later, the coffee is ready to be drank at a comfortable temperature.

To be honest I am not much of a coffee guy, but this coffee maker is perfect for Jennifer. The minimalist and contemporary design slots in perfectly in the kitchen, or even the bedroom. There is just one downside to this product - if you break the cup it would be rendered useless. Fortunately John Lewis sells spare cups, so you better grab some if you decide to get this before it gets discontinued. Overall the design is lovely and it isn't as hideous as the majority of coffee makers. It boils quickly and like I mentioned earlier, readies the coffee at a drinkable temperature. There were also no spills.

The WMF 1 coffee pad machine is now available for only £19.95 in John Lewis and comes in a variety of colours. Hell, we may even get another.

9 comments:

QUIK! said...

That's excellent! Thanks for the heads-up on this. Will run down to JL to get one meself...it looks cute! :D

Jon said...
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Jon said...

Did you get one? I know my local JL is running out of them fast!

benecol said...

I have one but i have a question: Who designed the WMF 1?

Jon said...

A German design firm Designafairs. Their portfolios includes those chic, but unusable Siemens mobile phones...

poison.orange said...

Has anyone found a refillable/reusable coffee pad that will fit into the WMF 1? I bought the ecopad *hoping* it would fit, but it's way too big.

Jon said...

Not us, sorry.

Anonymous said...

wowww

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