15 Modern Tools For the Coffee Connoisseur

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By Paige Alexus
These days, modern coffee lovers are faced with endless options when it comes to brewing the perfect cup of joe.

Whether you’re a dedicated coffee buff or simply enjoy a refreshing glass of cold brew on a hot summer day, we have you covered—from storage and mugs to innovative brewing machines. Below, we’ve gathered 15 modern products that will help you satisfy your cravings for espresso, cold brew, or classic drip coffee.

Cover photo by Matthew Williams

Minimalist Coffee Pour-Over Stand
Minimalist Coffee Pour-Over Stand
A cup a day keeps the crabbies away.  The classiest way to do coffee: this textured glass and steel pour over! The vintage glass dripper with the industrial-modern base makes for an eye-catching countertop addition (though we’re much more concerned with that beautiful chestnut nectar dripping...
Stovetop Espresso Maker
Stovetop Espresso Maker
The beautiful Stovetop Espresso Maker from FREUD is ideal for bringing the aroma of an Italian cafe into your kitchen, every morning.
Cast Iron Coffee Scoop
Cast Iron Coffee Scoop
Made of cast iron and teak, in Taiwan, by fine craftsmen with decades of experience, HMM's coffee scoop is a little weighty, and retro. A perfect start to your daily morning coffee ritual.  Includes an inset magnet for those who like to keep their tools in order.
YIELD Ceramic French Press
YIELD Ceramic French Press
Coffee that's pretty and piping hot. From the funky, geometric handle to the winking copper pull, this french press is the cutest we’ve ever come across.
Mugr
Mugr
HMM's eye-catching ceramic mug features an extremely unique and aesthetically pleasing minimal design - and a fine wood handle. Handmade by Taiwanese and Chinese artisans, this mug demonstrates the fine craftsmanship of decades of experience.
Hario Cold Brew Bottle
Hario Cold Brew Bottle
Make cold brewed coffee at home with this sensible yet elegant tool. Designed in collaboration with the Japanese company Hario, this Tokyo bestseller comes with a built-in filter and dishwasher-safe silicone lid (now in Blue Bottle’s signature hue).
Fellow Big Jo 12 Oz Mug – Set of 2
Fellow Big Jo 12 Oz Mug – Set of 2
A sleek, refined and functional vessel for your morning cup o' joe. Enjoy these double-walled, ceramic and copper mugs that will keep your hands warm and your drink piping hot. Available in your choice of black or white matte finish, and copper or stainless steel bottoms. 12, 8, and 2 fl. oz....
Bruer Cold Bruer
Bruer Cold Bruer
Once we tried cold brewed coffee, we didn't look back. But we didn't know how easy it is to make it ourselves at home until now. Using the slow-drip brewing process, this cold brewer reveals the natural sweetness in coffee while producing a less acidic and less bitter cup.
Opaque Airtight Coffee Storage Containers
Opaque Airtight Coffee Storage Containers
For your best beans. Coffee beans start to lose their flavor and freshness the second they come out of the roaster, and that process speeds up as soon as they’re exposed to air and light.
Stoneware Mug & Coffee Set
Stoneware Mug & Coffee Set
The morning upgrade.  Stoneware Mugs goes with a bag of fresh-roasted San Francisco coffee like peanut butter and jelly.
Manuel's Coffeemaker N2
Manuel's Coffeemaker N2
When it brews it pours. A pour-over coffee maker that lives on the countertop in a home or office, like a low-tech appliance. Hot water is gradually poured through fresh ground coffee in a filter, and brewed coffee slowly drips into the carafe, or even directly into your mug.


Perfectly Ground Dripper Set by Blue Bottle Coffee
Perfectly Ground Dripper Set by Blue Bottle Coffee
Release the flavor of our time-defying ground coffee with the proprietary Blue Bottle Coffee Dripper. Designed with MIT researchers to produce an even more delicious cup of pour-over coffee, the Dripper comes with custom filters that don't require pre-wetting and never leave behind a papery taste.
Alessi Pulcina Espresso Maker
Alessi Pulcina Espresso Maker
The result of intense research and brilliant design, the Pulcina Espresso Maker adds that distinctive Alessi style to the art of brewing coffee.