What’s the first thing you need when you wake up in the morning? Is it a cup of tea?! Me too! It’s the boost of energy, dose of motivation, and rush of serotonin that I need every morning. And, I’m pretty sure that’s the case for most of us. We all need our cup of tea. There is a different satisfaction and pleasure in sipping caffeine that you know is the result of your hard work, something precariously prepared with your personal touch to it. And if you’re someone who’s chasing that feeling, then a unique, innovative, and interactive tea brewer is all you need, and ninety-five percent of the battle is won (the other five percent is you setting aside your laziness and operating the machine)! And this collection of kitchen tools and appliances is designed to make your tea-making and drinking experience effortless and fun!

1. Smart Tea Pot

Master the Art of Tea-Making: Top 10 Essential Products

Master the Art of Tea-Making: Top 10 Essential Products

Master the Art of Tea-Making: Top 10 Essential Products

Calling all tea lovers! You guys need to get your hands on the Smart Tea Pot. This unique connected teapot gives you a chance to brew and prepare your own cup of tea using technology. It prepares a relaxing brew on the basis of the tea you prefer to drink, creating your own choice of brew.

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Why is it noteworthy?

It has advanced brewing adjustments which you can customize according to the tea you wish to drink. It features a “Golden Drop” rotating infuser which perfectly captures the beauty of Japanese minimalism.

What we like

  • It has a compact size and minimal design language
  • Features Japanese minimalism and design philosophy, so it’s an attractive design to keep on your kitchen counter

What we dislike

  • The teapot uses technology for brewing, which can be complicated for some people to use

2. U Soo

Master the Art of Tea-Making: Top 10 Essential Products

Master the Art of Tea-Making: Top 10 Essential Products

Called U Soo, this conceptual tea maker lets you chill and relax, as you prepare yourself a lovely cuppa. When the tea is being prepared, you can actually smell the tea as it steeps, so it also functions as an aroma diffuser. The machine resembles a coffee machine, or something eccentric straight out of a laboratory.

Why is it noteworthy?

You can witness the entire process – ranging from boiling the water to the steeping of the tea when you pour it into your cup. This whole transparency adds a rather therapeutic and interactive element to the tea machine.

What we like

  • Has an element of transparency which makes the tea maker interactive and interesting

What we dislike

  • It’s a conceptual design, so we don’t know how well it will translate into a tangible product

3. Ceramic Mug

Master the Art of Tea-Making: Top 10 Essential Products

Master the Art of Tea-Making: Top 10 Essential Products

Called the Ceramic Mug, this elegant little mug is well-crafted and the ideal example of earth meets wood. It combines a symphony of textures to create a lovely treat for your fingers and lips. As you slowly drink from the mug, you experience an enriching sensory stimulation.

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Why is it noteworthy?

When you drink your tea from the mug, you come into contact with the surface, and this sets a soothing mood for your entire tea-drinking experience. It serves as an engaging design with intriguing contrasts.

What we like

  • The mug is made from quality Japanese ceramics
  • Smooth and interesting to touch, and drink from

What we dislike

  • The mug cannot be placed in a microwave, which is quite inconvenient

4. Earth-friendly Stacking Cup

Master the Art of Tea-Making: Top 10 Essential Products

Master the Art of Tea-Making: Top 10 Essential Products

Called the Earth-friendly stacking cup, this refined and minimal cup is designed to save the environment. It is crafted from eco-friendly synthetic materials, which imparts the cup with a pretty unique texture. This ensures that you have a sensory experience when you drink your tea.

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Why is it noteworthy?

The cup has a lovely texture which makes you think of wood and ceramic. It offers a unique sensory experience in your lips and mouth, while also featuring minimal aesthetics and an eco-friendly practice.

What we like

  • Made from plant-derived biodegradable resin

What we dislike

  • Aesthetically quite common to other cups on the market, nothing to set it apart

5. OTOTO’s Tea Trap

Master the Art of Tea-Making: Top 10 Essential Products

Master the Art of Tea-Making: Top 10 Essential Products

Look at this adorable little tea trap by OTOTO! OTOTO’s Tea Trap puts a whimsical and amusing twist on the art of tea brewing. It’s a refreshing change from the typical metal infusers, and instead, it resembles a carnivorous plant – one that eats tea leaves for breakfast!

Why is it noteworthy?

You fill the Tea Trap’s stomach or mouth with leaves and dunk it in a cup of hot water. The tea infuses through the perforations on the infuser. The Tea Trap also includes an elongated handle which you can use to stir until your tea achieves the perfect color. Once you’re done preparing your tea, the trap spits out the leaves into the bin.

What we like

  • Adds a fun twist to an ordinary design
  • Adorable aesthetics that add some spark to your kithcen

What we dislike

  • The holes in the trap seem to be too big for loose tea, it can easily slip out

6. DADO

Master the Art of Tea-Making: Top 10 Essential Products

Master the Art of Tea-Making: Top 10 Essential Products

Called DADO, this minimalist capsule tea machine is a unique conceptual design that looks unlike a typical tea maker. It has a modern twist to it. The kettle portion is inspired by a traditional tea maker, and the entire design has a minimalist ethos which brings a sense of calm to your tea-preparing experience.

Why is it noteworthy?

DADO features a kettle and two cups placed on top of a heating pad, which resembles an induction stovetop. You can fill water in the kettle using the bucket section located at the back. You can preheat the cups that are next to the kettle by simply pressing a button.

What we like

  • Perfectly merges traditional and minimal aesthetics
  • It has different flavors for the tea capsules

What we dislike

  • Disposable capsules with a substantial carbon footprint

7. Bota

Master the Art of Tea-Making: Top 10 Essential Products

Master the Art of Tea-Making: Top 10 Essential Products

Meet Bota – an all-in-one smart tea bottle that lets you brew a cup of hot tea, letting you enjoy your favorite flavors. It has everything you could need to make tea in a single bottle. It holds and boils your water for you at the specific temperature needed for brewing. It also includes a steeping chamber to hold the leaves separately.

Why is it noteworthy?

Bota is extremely easy to clean and ensures a hassle-free cleaning experience. It also keeps your tea hot for about 12 hours. You can drink some hot tea anytime or anywhere, letting you brew a fresh batch whenever you like.

What we like

  • Features a sleek and portable form
  • No complicated buttons, easy-to-use

What we dislike

  • Aesthetically similar to other portable brewers on the market

8. ECLIPSE

Master the Art of Tea-Making: Top 10 Essential Products

Master the Art of Tea-Making: Top 10 Essential Products

Called the ECLIPSE, this portable tea brewing station is an innovative design, completely different from the boring old tea bags we use. The design features a travel thermos and a French-press-style brewing system and it is designed to be easy to use and easy to carry. You can brew two cups or one large of tea.

Why is it noteworthy?

ECLIPSE completely modernizes the tea-making process. It offers the same steps you’d see in a regular tea brewing process but in a new format and form. It is a multi-part travel press that features a measuring cup, brewing teapot, plunger, and a drinking vessel.

What we like

  • Features an easy-to-carry and portable design
  • Equipped with a ceramic coating to pay tribute to the traditional tea-brewing practices

What we dislike

  • There aren’t different color or size options to choose from

9. USM-Inspired Kettle

Master the Art of Tea-Making: Top 10 Essential Products

Master the Art of Tea-Making: Top 10 Essential Products

If you’re someone who loves the work of the Swiss modular furniture brand USM, then you need to check out this USM-inspired kettle. This kettle uses the original aesthetics of the brand, creating a kettle that is circular in design, while the handle is rectangular. The spout has a unique triangle shape.

Why is it noteworthy?

The renders of the kettle display it in various colors, which are also the basic colors of the USM Haller line. There are kettles available in blue, orange, red, yellow, and white, creating a kitchen appliance that is fun, and whimsical while also being wholly functional.

What we like

  • Minimal and clean aesthetics
  • Available in various USM-inspired colors

What we dislike

  • It’s still a concept, so we don’t know how well it will translate into a tangible product

10. TEO Smart Tea Maker

Master the Art of Tea-Making: Top 10 Essential Products

Master the Art of Tea-Making: Top 10 Essential Products

Dubbed the TEO Smart Tea Maker, this sleek and unique design has a coffeemaker feel to it. It features a monochromatic design which allows you to pay attention to the tea extract, by making that portion transparent. The tea maker comprises three main parts – the water tank, the brewing section, and the glass container.

Why is it noteworthy?

The glass container is transparent and gives the teak maker a really appealing and sleek look. You pour the brewed tea into that section. The tea maker also has a fourth component – which is basically the base and it looks like an induction stove, although it does include lesser buttons.

What we like

  • Brings a peaceful and zen-like sensation to the tea-making process
  • Sleek monochromatic design that will blend well with modern kitchens

What we dislike

  • It is a concept, so we don’t know how well it will work in reality

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