Shiny Panasonic coffeemaker smells good

The Panasonic NC-ZF1V Coffee Maker features a distinctive design. Rounding out the box with rounded corners is an aroma selector.

The Panasonic NC-ZF1V Coffee Maker with High Quality Stainless Steel & Glass Finish is designed for the senses.
The Panasonic NC-ZF1V Coffee Maker with High Quality Stainless Steel & Glass Finish is designed for the senses. Panasonic

They say we eat with our eyes first, yet that is only half the story. Clearly, whoever this "they" is either has a terrible sense of smell or a very bad cold. Eyes are great for getting a sneak peek of what's to come, but it is the nose that knows before all. Naturally, some edibles have more odiferous enticements than others with breakfast having a pretty big hold on olfactory actions. However, bacon and the scent of toasting bread are not the beginning of the story.

Wafting into the bedroom first thing in the morning, the scent of coffee exhilarates with eye-opening promises. Understanding this, the Panasonic NC-ZF1V Coffee Maker with High Quality Stainless Steel & Glass Finish ($249.95) comes complete with an aroma selector designed to maximize the experience.

The drip coffee maker makes a strong first impression aside from the aroma selector. Featuring distinctive styling more akin to a smartphone than a kitchen appliance, the piece from Panasonic's Breakfast Collection stands out thanks to its violet finish and boxy (with rounded corners) design. A blue LED indicator finishes the distinctive touches and helps shine the way through the fog of morning like a beacon -- just in case you have a cold like some idiom makers out there.

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