Ingenious espresso cup enriching your daily grind

The espresso cups with ceramic swirls to enhance the aroma of coffee, created by Luxembourg-based Metaform Architects and Ateliers Kreisbiag, are designed and manufactured exclusively in Luxembourg, with all proceeds going to Ateliers Kreisbiag to support people with disabilities.

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Metaform Architects has released the espresso cup designed to protect the integrity of your crema - the rich aromatic froth that crowns your coffee. Möbino espresso cup takes the shape of a Möbius strip - a single, continuous surface that symbolises infinity.

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This ceramic surface is twisted into an eternal curve, allowing coffee to slide along its edge and into the base of the cup in one unbroken swirl. This spiral motion retains the natural crema for a fuller, long-lasting flavour. Its design was inspired by the Luxembourg pavilion, Metaform’s winning entry at the World Expo in Dubai 2020, and embodies the same dynamic qualities expressed in the pavilion.

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Metaform’s main intention with this project is to highlight the honorable activity at Kräizbierg, thus helping and providing education for people with disabilities, while focusing on social belonging. It is important to mention their motivation and high competence in supporting them through their daily encounters. This is about much more than a cup…
-Shahram Agaajani, Founding Partner, Metaform-

Beyond the form

The cup features a double-walled structure that keeps your hands cool and your coffee hot. It is sculpted for the curvature of the thumb and palm, and it allows for 20ml of coffee – the optimum volume for the perfect brew.

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In good hands

Möbino blends the geometric precision of parametric design with artisan craftsmanship. It is made exclusively in Luxembourg by Ateliers Kräizbierg – a cooperative company dedicated to the professional and social inclusion of people with disabilities. Each cup is a one-of-a-kind piece of art that is sculpted and glazed by hand in our workshop by a dedicated team of talented people.
-Marc Bissen, Head of Management, Ateliers Kräizbierg-

All of the proceeds of Möbino will go directly to the Kräizbierg Foundation to further support its ambition of providing skills and opportunities for people with disabilities to thrive in society.

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We are very proud that, after months of research and testing, we found an innovative solution to make this beautiful design come to life. It is a successful partnership where design meets ambitious craftsmanship. We hope you enjoy this high-quality product as much as we do.
-Marc Bissen, Head of Management, Ateliers Kräizbierg-

About Metaform

Founded in 2003, today Metaform Architects is managed by Shahram Agaajani, Thierry Cruchten, and G.G. Kirchner. Their complementary artistic minds provide the framework for the life and projects of the firm. Today, it is composed of a multidisciplinary team of over 50 collaborators, whose creative and daring approach introduces a distinct signature style to each project. The firm is active both nationally and internationally, with offices located in the hearts of both Luxembourg and Dubai.

About Ateliers Kräizbierg

The Kräizbierg mission is to improve the moral, social, and material situation of people with disabilities by representing their interests and through work in the fields of prevention, rehabilitation, medical care, education, enrollment and professional training, and social inclusion.