Teapot Inspired by Traditional, Natural Landscape

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Created by the Findland-based designer Nikolo Kermiov, this teapot draws inspiration from the image of rain on a mountaintop. The prototype is made of cork, ceramic, and glass so that the materials are as natural as the reference. The glass in particular allows the tea to be seen at all stages of heating, steeping, and serving, so that one can simply prepare tea while also entertaining the metaphor of tea as rain.

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Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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