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If you’ve ever visited Portland, Oregon, then you know how serious we are about coffee. With so many roasters, brewers, and baristas in this town, it takes a lot to impress.

Enter the Ratio Coffee Brewer. Mark Hellweg, founder of Clive Coffee, came up with the concept after listening to his customers complain about low-quality plastic machines. So he developed a design-forward coffee maker that marries the delicious results of a fussy pour-over with the one-button ease of a machine.

The aesthetic is warmly modern; die cast nickel-plated aluminum contrasts with Oregon black walnut and borosilicate glass. Though the machine isn’t inexpensive (retailing at $480), it’s built to last a lifetime.

The first batch of Ratio brewers sold out earlier this year and the second series is on sale now.

Images: © Clive Coffee

H/T: Remodelista

 

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This Hawaiian estate is our Property of the Week!

Positioned on nearly 5 acres of rich farm soil on the Big Island of Hawaii, the property includes two estate size homes, a variety of outdoor features, and tropical fruits growing throughout the property to make the most of living in paradise. With a total of 16 bedrooms and 13 bathrooms, the owners will also enjoy the huge pool, shuffleboard area, tennis courts, cabanas, and a gathering pavilion complete with big screen for outdoor entertainment.

The best part? “Estate Coffee and cocoa production for the guests at the Kona Plantation Estate is a real treat,” said broker Leonora Prince of MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty. Pretty much like living having your own private island retreat.

77-360 Judd Trail, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, is on the market for $3,995,000.

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