illy, the world’s most global coffee brand, celebrates the holidays with beautiful and tasteful gift ideas in a variety of price points and categories for every person and party on your list. This year’s holiday catalogue is stocked with an inspired assortment of new high-design and classic items to meet a wide range of needs for all types of coffee lovers. From college students to connoisseurs, coffee lovers are sure to enjoy the X1 Anniversary Edition Espresso and Coffee Machine, Y3.2 Espresso and Coffee Machine, Maurizio Galimberti illy Art Collection and more.
illy gift items can be purchased at www.illy.com and in select illy caffè shops in cities including Las Vegas, San Francisco, Denver, Washington D.C., Los Angeles and Toronto. Free shipping is offered on orders over $50.00 at www.illy.com in the United States until December 15, 2017.
illy X1 Anniversary Edition Espresso &Coffee Machine
In celebration of the original X1 espresso machine’s 20th anniversary, illy’s new limited edition X1 Anniversary Espresso &Coffee Machine is an evolution in form and functionality from the original Luca Trazzi design that has been sold since 1996. It is steeped in heritage yet has undergone meticulous revisions including a profile accentuated by new curved lines and a new cup-rest that adjusts to varying heights. Available in stainless steel, red and matte black, the multi-beverage machine prepares espresso, cappuccino, coffee, and latte with ease.
Price: $595 for red or black, $695 for stainless steel
illy Y3.2 Espresso &Coffee Machine
The new, compact Y3.2 prepares a perfect cup of espresso and coffee all at the touch of a button with iperEspresso coffee and espresso capsules. Elegant and functional, its compact form makes it suitable for kitchens and offices large and small.
Maurizio Galimberti illy Art Collection
As the latest chapter of the revered illy Art Collection, the Maurizio Galimberti illy Art Collection features Polaroid shots of iconic Italian city views and architectural treasures including Trieste, Venice, Milan, Florence, Pisa, and Rome. The subjects are captured through a sequence of shots and imprinted on the saucer and the iconic illy ceramic cup. This collection is available in a set of six cappuccino cups ( $170), set of six espresso cups ( $140), set of two mugs ( $55), set of two cappuccino cups ( $55), set of two espresso cups ( $50), and a single espresso cup ( $40).
Price: Ranges from $40 to $170
Extraordinary Coffee for Any Preparation
The world renowned illy blend is available for any coffee preparation and offered in three roasts – medium, dark and extra dark. The extraordinary taste of rich, smooth coffee cup after cup is available in iper capsules, whole bean, K-Cup pods, in addition to single origin coffees from countries like Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Brazil and more. Plus, illy’s “a casa” auto-delivery is available as a gift that continues year-round for coffee lovers who never want to run out.
Price: Starting at $15
New illy Corporate Gifts
In addition to individual gifts, illy offers a line of corporate gifts for businesses wishing to give the very best to colleagues, associates and employees. Many corporate gift offerings can be packaged in an impressive, premium illy Signature “Amore Red” Gift Box. https://www.illy.com/en-us/shop/gifts/corporate-gifts/
Price: Starting at $32
Expert Advice from illy Master Barista
Brush up on your coffee preparation skills before your guests arrive. The knowledge is free from illy’s award-winning Master Barista, Giorgio Milos. Check-out his five keys to coffee preparation and the perfect advice for hosting a brunch or dessert party this season: www.masterbarista.tumblr.com.
illycaffè is an Italian family business, founded in Trieste in 1933 and committed to offering the greatest coffee to the world. illy is the world’s most global coffee brand, producing the unique illy 100% Arabica blend made of 9 of the world ‘s best selections of Arabica; each day more than 7 million cups are served in over 140 countries in the finest cafés, restaurants, hotels and in offices and homes. illy has become the standard forerunner of espresso, and thanks to three critical innovations, is considered the leader in the science and technology of coffee. With the bestowing of the first “Ernesto Illy Award for quality espresso coffee” in 1991 in Brazil, illy also pioneered direct sourcing, sharing know-how and paying a premium price for the best quality, based on partnerships underwritten by the principles of sustainable development. The company also founded the University of Coffee with the aim of fostering and spreading its culture, providing comprehensive academic and hands-on training for coffee growers, baristas and coffee lovers in order to cover every aspect of the product. Everything ‘made in illy’ is enhanced by beauty &art, which represent founding values of the brand, starting from its logo – designed by an artist, James Rosenquist – and including the renowned illy Art Collection, comprised of over 100 cups designed by international artists. In 2016 the company was employing 1,269 people, and posted consolidated revenues of €460 million. There are approximately 230 stores and mono-brand illy shops in 43 countries .