Pourover coffee is about as simple as coffee can get, but thoughtful tweaks are always welcomed. The newly released Twin Carafe by John Arndt and Wonhee Jeong Arndt at Studio Gorm takes the familiar funnel-plus-vessel set up and adds some nice material angles.
The body is a borosilicate carafe with a hand-friendly double wall. The top is a ribbed silicone stopper that plugs neatly into the mouth. Remove your filter after the pour and the silicone will act as a gentle lid while the dual wall insulates. The assembly can also be used for loose leaf tea, with the stoppers thin flanges intended to act as a filter.
The result is reminiscent of both French press assemblies and modern tea sets, while maintaining a distinctive profile. I wonder if the silicone would be easier or worse to clean than a French press filter, but I bet I'd also be less likely to let it sit guiltily on my counter for days.
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