ISSUE 51  |  Christmas Parties

Remodelista Gift Guide: For the Tea & Coffee Lover

December 21, 2011 2:30 PM

BY Izabella Simmons

Whether you're a coffee connoisseur, a tea drinker, or both, there is something seductive about the ritual of preparing the perfect cup. Here are a few gift ideas for the caffeine enthusiast.

N.B.: You can see all of our gift guides at Remodelista Daily: Holiday Gifts.

Above: The Kapu Coffee Scoop and Bag Closer, by Finnish designer Teemu Karhunen, functions both as a coffee scoop and a bag sealer; $26 at the Finnish Design Shop.

Above: If you've been searching for a well-functioning coffee thermos, here is your answer. The Wave Commuter Cup is double-walled porcelain to help retain heat, and comes with its own drip filter holder; €44 from Charles & Marie.

Above: Kaikado Canisters have been handmade by one family in Kyoto, Japan, since 1875. More than 130 processes go into the formation of a single canister. They're available in copper, brass, or tin at Tortoise General Store; prices start at $140.

Above: A perfect stocking stuffer, 33 Cups of Coffee is a pocket-sized notebook that includes a tasting wheel, a rating chart, and pages for recording your coffee tastings; $4 from 33 Coffees.