Teapot + Kettle Hybrid
Naoto Fukasawa for Alessi 2014
18/10 Stainless Steel, Thermoplastic Resin
[7.5" diameter x 5.75" H, 8.75"H handle, capacity .75L]
The Cha water kettle and teapot hybrid seamlessly combines the two objects necessary for the enjoyment of tea into one cohesive design. Modern, functional and yet traditional in its use of eastern and western forms. Includes a large tea strainer for loose tea.
Naoto Fukasawa is a Japanese product designer. Fukasawa collaborates with world-leading companies and brands. He also works as a consultant for major international manufacturers. Winner of numerous awards, including the 2018 Isamu Noguchi Award. Since 2012, he is the Director of Nihon Mingei-kan (The Japan Folk Crafts Museum).