Today is Eva Zeisel’s 103rd birthday! Who is Eva Zeisel? Well, basically, she is an extremely influential industrial designer and became one when few women were doing such a thing. I know of her because of this:
One of her iconic designs. We have this tea kettle- thanks very much, mom-in-law! It’s something she designed just a few years ago and was available at Crate and Barrel the year we got married. I love this tea kettle because it has a traditional shape but it also has a little finesse. I think it looks great in both a kitchen with more modern appliances, or one with severely out-dated appliances like ours:
Read more about this woman and her incredible life story here.
Happy Birthday, Eva!