Afternoon Tea Is Even More Civilized With an R2-D2 Teapot

To some of us, tea is the most wretched drink one could ever brew up. To others, it’s a sophisticated excuse to have an afternoon break. But instead of reaching for your grandmother’s hand-me-down China teapot, this Artoo alternative is yet another way to ingrain Star Wars into every last aspect of your daily life. »6/04/15 11:42am6/04/15 11:42am

This Gorgeous Teapot Lets You Watch Your Tea Leaves Brew

Loose-leaf tea is a good investment, but not if you're going to cram it into a ball and hope it gets fully immersed in hot water. Far better are teapots that let your tea roam free, allowing the leaves to be properly steeped and achieve their full flavor potential. This new teapot by Joey Roth does that beautifully. »7/16/14 5:00pm7/16/14 5:00pm

Sorapot Teapot, Video of the Sexy Steeper in Action

Here's video of that sexy Sorapot teapot by designer Joey Roth we showed you last month, available for pre-order for a $50 deposit. As you can see, this is a teapot that steeps the tea in style—but you must heat up the water elsewhere. While the years-in-development object isn't available just yet, it's gone beyond… »12/19/07 8:43am12/19/07 8:43am