The Branche teapot has a smooth, contemporary design accentuating the soothing, calming aspects of tea drinking. A sleek, lifeless tree and branches were the visual inspirations for this piece as they embody the serene aspects of the tea drinking experience. Branche was created to emphasize the primitive behavior of using something without a handle. The most challenging aspect of this project was to design a tea pot which met the desired parameters of being contemporary, sleek, safe and able to be used with one hand, right or left.
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