The Brazil French press coffeemaker, was first designed in the early 80's, and quickly became a symbol of what Bodum stands for functional design at an affordable price. The 3-part stainless steel plunger has a fine mesh filter, which allows for a premium extraction of your coffee’s aromatic oils and subtle flavors. A mesh filter allows this flavor to be delivered direct to your cup and not absorbed by a paper filter. Plus, no paper filter means no waste The patented safety lid prevents the splashing of liquids while pressing. All parts are dishwasher safe. This 3-cup coffeemaker is (0.35 l, 12-ounce) in size.