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The idea for the little guy began In 2005 in Sydney, Australia. The idea was simple, lets take the an iconic stovetop espresso maker and re-engineer the design so it'd pull genuine espresso shots and texture milk perfectly to the standards of the best cafes in the world.

The result was extraordinary, the little guy is a truly unique product, balancing function, ergonomics and aesthetics to deliver a truly unique espresso making experience.

Made with the highest quality materials, and produced within 0.1mm accuracy, there are few domestic espresso machines made this well in the world.

Design awards have also flowed: The Australian International Design Mark in 2008, the Chicago Athenaeum's 'Good Design' in 2011, International Design Excellence Award finalist in 2009 and a German Design Council nomination for the German Design Awards in 2013.

We are 100% Australian owned, dedicated to delivering highly functioning products to the local and international market.

The Little Guy's customer service philosophy is paramount. We believe that everyone who has trusted us by purchasing our products must be supported in every aspect at home. You become a 'friend' of the Little Guy in every sense of the a friend. Support is just an email or phone call away and we regularly run demonstrations and workshops at our outlets all over Australia — 'like' the Little Guy on Facebook to see where we can pour a coffee for you.

We look forward to you becoming a Friend of the Little Guy!