For a humble kettle to make its mark on modern history is quite
something. After all, it's one thing to become a
ubiquitous part of our daily existence, but another to reach
the upper echelons of "design icon". That the 9093 kettle has
managed to achieve both - consistently over the course of three
decades - is down to its innovative approach to design and a
partnership between architecture and homewares. Here, we explore
its origins and milestone Tea Rex reincarnations.