For a humble kettle to make its mark on modern history is quite something. After all, it's one thing to become a ubiquitous part of our daily existence, but another to reach the upper echelons of "design icon". That the 9093 kettle has managed to achieve both - consistently over the course of three decades - is down to its innovative approach to design and a partnership between architecture and homewares. Here, we explore its origins and milestone Tea Rex reincarnations.
It's one of the most instantly recognisable icons of modern design, but how did Alessi's Tea Rex kettle come to fruition?
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