A Modestly-Designed Tea Kettle With Unexpected Functionality

Japanese artist Makoto Koizumi designs all of his products for maximum functionality, and that includes this Kaiko Kettle. Both the kettle’s wide opening and the smooth semi-glossed surface make it conducive to cleaning, and the beechwood handle and maple knob make it particularly easy to carry. Made in Japan, with enamel-coated steel and an expansive bottom for high thermal effect, the kettle espouses the… read more

Japanese artist Makoto Koizumi designs all of his products for maximum functionality, and that includes this Kaiko Kettle. Both the kettle’s wide opening and the smooth semi-glossed surface make it conducive to cleaning, and the beechwood handle and maple knob make it particularly easy to carry. Made in Japan, with enamel-coated steel and an expansive bottom for high thermal effect, the kettle espouses the Japanese interpretation of lifestyle design, which believes that beauty and careful construction should exist harmoniously in useful, everyday products.