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M40 espresso machine

Unique layout, touchscreen interface, premium materials and ergonomics to meet any barista's needs.

Client

LaCimbali

Year

2023

Services

Product Design

Engineering

Brief

The LaCimbali M40 was born from the need to build a premium espresso machine that could recall and continue the family feeling of the brand’s flagship: the M200. Respecting the quality of premium materials, achieving natural ergonomics, and enhancing technology and performance were the cornerstones we pursued throughout the design process.

Side view of white LaCimbali M40 espresso machine designed by Valerio Cometti + V12 Design
Side view of black LaCimbali M40 espresso machine designed by Valerio Cometti + V12 Design

Solution

A machine with an unprecedented layout that combines the ergonomics and lightness of the cantilevered drip tray with the functional tradition of the front, leaning the dashboard and control area toward the barista. This was an innovative solution that we devised to achieve an espresso machine suitable for any need, with a fully touchscreen user interface designed to adapt to the gestures of the user. The profile also received special attention: a direct reference of shape and design of the flagship M200 with a front crossbar elegantly integrated into the side.

Touchscreen interface of LaCimbali M40 designed by Valerio Cometti + V12 Design
Handle details of LaCimbali M40 designed by Valerio Cometti + V12 Design

Credits @massimofazio_photographer

Back view of LaCimbali M40 designed by Valerio Cometti + V12 Design