Hey peeps =)
We decided to give you this wallpaper for free.
However: If you want to donate to Kaffikaze on Paypal – We won’t stop you!
Hay guise =)
It’s a time for excitement as Kaffikaze once again embarks on marvellous adventures!
This May, a lot of stuff is going down!
New York Food Book Fair 2013 May 3rd-5th
Firstly: 1/3 of Kaffikaze, Lars K. Huse, will be visiting the NY Food Book Fair to have a coffee crawl with NY Times’ renown coffee writer/enthusiast Oliver Strand. We love you Oliver! =) They will also be bringing along coffee from Norwegian/Oslo roasteries KAFFA brenneri, Tim Wendelboe and Solberg & Hansen.
Japan Aeropress Championship 2013
Ingri M. Johnsen (2nd place, World Aeropress Championship 2012 and 3rd place, Brewers Cup Norway 2013) will be Head Judge at the Japan Aeropress Championship 2013, which is hosted at Fuglen Tokyo May 17th, at 12.00 o’clock. Upon arrival the 14th, Harald J. Vøyle (3rd place Cup Tasters Norway 2013) will be coaching the charming barista/superhero Kenta Tsukada (of Paul Bassett Shinjuku) to represent Kaffikaze with flair. (FYI: The competition is judged blindly, and the only parameter is taste.) It will be fun to see what Kenta san can achieve!
Aerokira / Akirapress poster for JAC2013
For the poster, we knew that we wanted something truly iconic, and have it be a reference to something we all could connect to. The poster is our way of appreciating a great childhood – from Akira to GITS, NGE, the Matrix and finally to the Aeropress. All three of us are born in the eighties. We always have a strong focus on the conceptual in everything we do, so we wanted to make this poster without compromise. We decided that this composition and reference to Akira would do just the right thing. In addition the color scheme and composition is reminiscent of the Japanese flag. By juxtapozing an Aeropress with that which was already established by Katsuhiro Otomo we create something new. What is funny is that so many people have now asked for a red Aeropress, hell we want one! Lars K. Huse and Harald J. Vøyle, who made the poster, also made the award winning book A-Z Coffee last year, and the same sense of style and precision that exists in A-Z Coffee is also inherent in the poster for the Japanese Aeropress Championship.
Kaffikaze in World Aeropress Championship 2013
Ingri M. Johnsen will represent Norway this year as well in the World Aeropress Championship 2013, May 24th in Melbourne, Australia. Her kick-ass recipes for awesomeness in Aeropress never cease to amaze! We are, needless to say, SUPER excited!
We’re making some more Mile High Aeropress Club submissions on Instagram!
Our flights will be OSL-HEL-NRT-MEL-SIN-HEL-OSL. We’ll get some coffee brewed. =)
MHAC in the media:
- Caffeine Magazine
- Bodø Nu
- Coffee Frames
- Coffee snobs AU (online forum) post by James Lee Mandy
Both presentations in English =)
We’re so proud of you Lars!
We are so proud of you Ingri! =)
We are really pleased to have been awarded with a diploma in Open Category in the competition Årets Vakreste Bøker 2013 (This Year’s Most Beautiful Books 2013″ by Grafill, the Norwegian organization for visual communication. We’re humbled and grateful for this amazing achievement. Our Norwegian peers give a tough challenge, and frankly we were a bit surprised the small book we made actually came through with the Jury.
En liten personlig bok om kaffe som har en fin enkelhet og en slående idé. Meget tynt papir med forseggjorte illustrasjoner, eiendommelig nok med sitt enkle format og uttrykk. Nedtonet og fungerer nesten som en anticoffee- tablebook.
A small and personal book about coffee with a nice simplicity and a striking idea. Very thin paper with elaborate illustrations, peculiar with it’s simple format and expression. Toned down, and almost works as an anti coffee table book.
As you guys know, we’re very proud of the book, and we’ve invested a lot of effort and time into making it the best we could. A strict focus on the conceptual and a meticulous approach to
the devil the details paid off in the end.
Have fun and enjoy coffee!
What we think is most important is, has been and will still be; to share extreme coffee enthusiasm. To the last drop!
Our friends at Sprudge.com posted about the award. (This is the fourth time we’ve been Sprudged, which we think is amazing – and by the way, the last one was about something we’ll get back to later; the Mile High AeroPress Club) Thanks guys! You are so lovely! =)