See more objects with the tag chrome.

See more objects with the color darkslategrey darkslategrey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1946

  • Work on this object began.

1999

2014

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Atomic Coffee Maker Coffee Maker

This is a coffee maker. It was designed by Robbiati and manufactured by Brevetti Robbiati. It is dated Patented in Italy 1946; this model ca. 1965 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is aluminum, brass, bakelite (tm), plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Neil Sellin.

  • Bulb Lamp
  • mold-blown glass, chrome-plated metal, incandescent bulb.
  • Gift of Ingo Maurer.
  • 2008-16-1-a,b

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a (espresso maker), c/e (filter holder)): 22.5 × 21.2 × 21 cm (8 7/8 × 8 3/8 × 8 1/4 in.) Other (b (pot)): 8 × 18.5 × 13.3 cm (3 1/8 × 7 5/16 × 5 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

On top of expresso maker head, circular foil label printed with black circle containing the words: [1] ATOMIC [2] BREVETTI ROBBIATI [3] MILANO [4] MADE IN ITALY

Cite this object as

Atomic Coffee Maker Coffee Maker; Designed by Giordano Robbiati (Italian); Italy; aluminum, brass, bakelite (tm), plastic; H x W x D (a (espresso maker), c/e (filter holder)): 22.5 × 21.2 × 21 cm (8 7/8 × 8 3/8 × 8 1/4 in.) Other (b (pot)): 8 × 18.5 × 13.3 cm (3 1/8 × 7 5/16 × 5 1/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Neil Sellin; 1999-3-1-a/e

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18667971/ |title=Atomic Coffee Maker Coffee Maker |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=30 November 2021 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>