Italian architect and designer Michele De Lucchi worked with coffee experts illy café to create this innovative update on the classic stovetop espresso maker. Pulcina is the product of intense research into the optimization of the shape of the coffee pot. The resulting shape of the internal heater ensures that the coffee stops filtering at just the right moment, helping to eliminate any burnt or bitter aftertaste and preserving its rich aroma. Made from solid cast aluminum, Pulcina is a stylish espresso maker that delivers superior results. 3 cup / 5.25 oz. capacity. Not compatible with induction cooktops.