With the new millennium, the calendar proposed an original story for images on the theme of European families, produced by Elliott Erwitt’s timeless style. Of course, at the centre of everything is coffee, a beverage that, in its different forms and rituals, marks the moments of everybody's day. Elliott Erwitt was born in Paris in 1928 to Russian parents. In 1939 he moved to the United States, where he studied photography and cinema. In 1950 he started working as a professional freelance photographer.