Tea kettles can be subtle but sophisticated features of any contemporary style kitchen.
Of course, although tea kettles are great decorations to have to add to the style of your kitchen, tea its self has been associated for centuries with the minimalist lifestyle. The Japanese for instance, who have practiced minimalist philosophy for centuries view the tea as a staple of their everyday lives. In turn, keeping a tea kettle in the kitchen is a symbol of simplicity and balance to enhance your minimalist interior design.
In addition, tea kettles of minimalist design are often compact enough so that they don’t take up any more space than necessary. This, of course, makes this style of tea kettles quite practical.
In this post, you can discover the 9 best minimalist tea kettles based on their contemporary appearance.
Kaico Kettle by Makoto Koizumi
This beautiful contemporary tea kettle has a Japanese inspired design. Astonishingly, each and every tea kettle is handcrafted in Japan. Truly, this is one of the most authentically minimalistic tea kettles you can find.
The body is made of white enamel-coated steel and the handle is made of beechwood. The knob is made of maple to protect your hand against the heat.
One of the coolest parts of this tea kettle’s functionality is that the handle can be rotated to the side for ease of storage. There is no need to worry about a protruding handle eating up space when it can be folded down.
- High-quality enamel makes the tea kettle easy to clean
SIMPLETASTE Stainless Steel Electric Kettle
Sleek and distinctly built, this tea kettle has an extremely modern design yet, isn’t unnecessarily complicated. With its elegant stainless steel spout, handle and base to complement the black steel body, this tea kettle is most certainly a work of art.
This tea kettle is also electric which makes it a very convenient tool if you don’t have the time or patience to boil water the traditional way.
- Rapid boil technology allows the tea kettle to quickly boil up to 1.2 liters of water in just a few minutes. It does so extremely quietly as well.
- Automatic shutoff switches tea kettle off when the water reaches its boiling point or when there isn’t enough water in the tea kettle for safety’s sake
Cuisinart CTK-SS17 Aura Stainless Steel Stovetop Teakettle
This tea kettle has an incredibly simplistic yet aesthetically appealing design fit for any contemporary minimalist homes.
The tea kettles stainless steel body is a beautifully symmetric half-dome shape and the handle is equipped with a convenient finger pull flap on the faucet for when you are ready to pour your boiling water.
- Stainless steel body retains heat well
- Whistle on the end of the kettle signals when water is boiling
- Conservative and compact design is ideal for an efficient living space
- Extremely durable steel body makes tea kettle extremely resistant to any wear and tear that it might experience
Sweese 2316 Porcelain Teapot
For those that are looking for a minimalist teapot instead of a kettle, this is for you. Keep in mind however that you should never put teapots under a heated plate.
This device has a classic teapot design that comes to mind when most people think of teapots. However, there is something to be said about the beauty that comes from the simplicity of design.
Not only that, but this teapot comes in a variety of different colors to choose from. From bright yellow to a deep navy, this tea kettle can fit in with any kitchen color scheme or it can add a vibrant flair to an otherwise monotone kitchen.
- Holds five regular size mugs worth of tea which makes it the perfect size for a group of people or a party
- Made from high-quality durable porcelain
BLACK AND DECKER Stainless Steel Electric Cordless Tea Kettle
Both beautifully designed and highly functional, this tea kettle is an excellent modern kitchen fixture. With its overarching handle and other subtle features, this tea kettle has a unique design. The cream-colored stainless steel pairs nicely with the black handle and the base.
- Electric tea kettle heats up water extremely efficiently- more so than most stovetops
- 360-degree swivel base allows you to easily pick up and turn the tea kettle from the base
- Tea kettle automatically shuts off when water comes to a boil for your peace of mind
- Easy view water window on the side of the tea kettle allows you to easily gauge how much water is in the tea kettle at any given time
Secura The Original 1.8Qt Stainless Steel Double Wall Electric Tea Kettle
This particular tea kettle is built on a slightly larger size to use for multiple people at once. However, its larger size does not compromise its elegant style.
The outside of the tea kettle has a sleek and stylish plastic finish while the inside is 100% stainless steel. However for safety reasons and to preserve the waters hot temperature, no part of the plastic exterior comes in contact with the stainless steel interior.
- BPA-free cool touch exterior prevents the exterior from heating up to the point where it can hazardous
- Double wall build can keep water hot for longer and can boil water quicker as well
Fellow Raven Stovetop 1L Tea Kettle
The sharp modern design of this tea kettle truly makes it a one of a kind kitchen appliance. The matte black finish makes it unique yet compatible with other modern kitchen appliances. Better yet the style of the design is subtle enough for any minimalist to approve of.
- One of the most unique features of this tea kettle is that it has a color-coded brew range thermometer to let you know the exact temperature at all times.
- This tea kettle also has a steeping basket which is large enough to allow your tea to completely unfurl so that you can get the most flavor from your tea
Zell Tea Kettle
Sleek but simple, this fixture looks like a modernized version of the traditional style tea kettle.
Of course, apart from its modern design, this tea kettle is also extremely functional as well.
One additional small but important detail to take note of on this tea kettle is the long and precise spout which makes it incredibly easy to pour.
- Stay cool handle prevents heat from traveling up the metal for safety’s sake
- Stainless steel design heats water up extremely quickly
- This tea kettle is conservative in size which makes it great for minimalist living
Tealyra – Glass Kettle 60-ounce
This tea kettle is incredibly unique in that it is almost entirely made of glass. The design is minimalistic yet it is incredibly stylish due to the novelty of the device.
Because of the super thick borosilicate glass, you can use this tea kettle to boil water like any steel tea kettle. The mambo cork top also adds an authentic touch to its style.
- Tea kettle is made of glass, which makes it completely dishwasher friendly and easy to clean.
- Can be used to prepare hot or cold beverages