Swedish designers Mårten Claesson, Eero Koivisto and Ola Rune, known collectively as studio Claesson Koivisto Rune, have designed a beautiful little tea set for Toronto-based store Mjölk (meaning milk in Swedish and pronounced ‘Mi-yelk’). The tea set is designed as a merging of eastern and western tea and coffee cultures – a sort of Japanese tea ceremony meets Swedish Fika (a coffee and cake break). Read the rest of this entry »
As a tea drinker myself, I am glad to see a new speciality store that’s giving tea the same artisanal treatment that coffee seems to have been enjoying in recent years. The newly opened P & T store in Berlin (standing for Paper and Tea) is a veritable paradise for tea connoisseurs. Not only does the store sell a wide selection of speciality teas and brewing tools, but they also stock a carefully chosen selection of paper goods too.