La Cupola is made after La Conica, another development of Aldo Rossi, which was create while his works to create a perfect espresso cooker.
According to Alessi, La Cupola is the espresso cooker par Excellence in their house. Made of aluminium cast, La Cupola is Aldo Rossis answer to a classic espresso cooker and qualitative and in price an espresso cooker for everybody.
The design is from 1988 and with that an example that Aldo Rossi created some of the most representative designs of the 80ies. La Cupola treads into a dialog with the taste of the human: In the category design, the elegant shapes don't let any wish open and relating to the coffee, La Cupola has heat conductive characteristics, which make the cooking of the perfect espresso possible.