1. French PressI stopped using my traditional countertop coffee maker and gave it away after I purchased my first French press. Boiling water and pouring it in a pitcher is no more difficult to me than pouring it into a coffee maker.
Another way to make coffee that takes up very little space is with a pour over cone, which is placed over a beaker or mug to allow boiling water to filter through the coffee. Some pour over cones require paper filters, but this style has a built-in filter:
To make lattes and cappuccinos, you have to have a way to froth hot milk. When I first started making lattes at home, I heated milk on the stove or in the microwave and frothed it with a small handheld whisk.