>Happy One Hundred and Three, Eva!

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Today is Eva Zeisel’s 103rd birthday!  Who is Eva Zeisel?  Well, basically, she is an extremely influential industrial designer and became one when few women were doing such a thing.  I know of her because of this:

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One of her iconic designs.  We have this tea kettle- thanks very much, mom-in-law!  It’s something she designed just a few years ago and was available at Crate and Barrel the year we got married.  I love this tea kettle because it has a traditional shape but it also has a little finesse.  I think it looks great in both a kitchen with more modern appliances, or one with severely out-dated appliances like ours:

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Read more about this woman and her incredible life story here.

Happy Birthday, Eva!

 

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