Chilly evenings, warm drinks

The dark evenings and slowly emerging mornings of December are the high season of hot drinks. Brighten the everyday winter gloom with beautiful, high-quality tableware, which also makes a lovely gift for coffee connoisseurs and tea lovers.

Hario ChaCha Kyusu Maru teapot

For lovers of tea and aesthetics

The ChaCha Kyusu Maru teapot by Hario is a delight for every tea enthusiast. Made of clear, heatproof glass, the teapot allows you to watch the dance of the tealeaves while brewing your cup. The teapot is equipped with a large infuser that makes it well suited for small and fine leaves, too. &Tradition’s Setago table lamp adds warm ambience to the tea table.

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• &Tradition Setago table lamp >

Chemex Classic coffee maker

A favorite among coffee connoisseurs

The Chemex Classic coffee maker is a ‘must have’ for coffee fans. This coffee maker's timeless, simple design was created in 1941 and features in the permanent exhibitions of establishments such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The dishwasher-safe coffee maker is ideal for minimalist kitchens and even summer cabins. Since it is not electrically powered, it is also a space-saver in small kitchens.

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Hario Buono kettle

A prince among kettles

The Buono kettle by Hario is another kitchen product that has achieved classic status. The stainless-steel kettle, with its slender spout for easy and precise pouring, is suitable for all stoves. Design fans will be delighted by the kettle's simple and timeless form – there's no need to hide this kitchen appliance after use.

• Hario Buono kettle >
• &Tradition Formakami pendant light >

Iittala Raami coffee cup and saucer

Traditional but modern

The sheer flexibility of Iittala's Raami dishware, one of the most fascinating new design collections, is a source of inspiration. The coffee cup and saucer beautifully represent the collection's timeless versatility: they are equally ideal for tea or coffee, or for festive or everyday table settings.

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Hay Paper Porcelain espresso cups

For espresso fans

The Paper Porcelain collection designed for the Danish Hay by the duo, Scholten & Baijings, is the ultimate combination of Scandinavian and Japanese design. Its hand-crafted espresso cups are thin but durable porcelain. The dishware's surface is speckled by tiny iron particles and hand-painted motifs.

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Iittala Tsaikka cup in rose gold

A mulled wine classic

What's mulled wine without Tsaikka – this classic glass has earned its place on Christmas table settings, in particular. Designed by Timo Sarpaneva in 1957, the glasses were recently updated with a rose gold version for an even more impressive effect. Specially designed for hot drinks, the metal holder prevents burnt fingers and can be detached for washing.

• Iittala Tsaikka cup >

Menu Kettle teapot

For beautiful brewing

The glass Kettle teapot by Menu is an example of stylishly pure Scandinavian design. Its clear glass displays the brewing process and swirling tea tones, whereas the metal filter is easy to raise once the tea has brewed. A Danish agency, Norm Architects, is behind the beautiful simplicity of the teapot's design.

• Menu Kettle teapot >

Stelton EM77 collection

Vacuum jugs for all seasons

Stelton's EM77 collection is a classic of its kind. The vacuum jug is one of the collection’s best-known items around the world. Recent additions include a press coffee maker and an electric kettle in keeping with the original design – extending the possibilities of these classics from 1977. The vacuum jug, with its patented spout, and other products in the collection come in a range of colors.

• Stelton EM77 vacuum jug >

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Text: Maija Rasila Photos: Manufacturers and Shutterstock

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