BRITISH DESIGNER, George Sowden’s innovative SoftBrew™ coffee pots were recently (23 June) named by Time magazine among the ten “smartest smart gadgets …trying to save the world.” The porcelain pots, distinguished by their ultra fine, stainless steel filters, the magazine said, “majorly cut down” on capsule waste.
In 2011, fed up with an unspontaneous design process governed by marketing strategy and no longer resembling the close collaboration between designers and manufacturers or artisans that characterized the hey day of Italian design, legendary Milanese designer George Sowden decided very simply, to get on with it and to do so on his own terms, putting his name to a range of products for the first time in his 40 year career.
Selfridges warms to Sowden’s new-style coffee and teapots
Selfridges’ flagship Oxford Street store has started selling designer George Sowden’s new-style coffee and tea pots featuring unique microscopically etched stainless steel filters in time to catch Christmas shoppers looking for something different and practical for the coffee and tea buffs in…
Sowden’s new tea and coffee brewers join the war on waste
“Let’s discard the twin curse of tea bags and coffee capsules and enjoy a better-tasting brew,” says designer, George Sowden.
The statistics are frightening. The UK Tea Council tells us that 96 per cent of tea consumed in the UK is made with tea…
After more than 30 years designing headturning products for others, George Sowden decided to develop his own-brand range of homeware, including tableware, kitchen appliances and cookware. Spearheading the brand are innovative coffee pots and teapots that offer a whole new way of brewing the world’s favourite beverages.
Sowden moves homeware business to New London Company
In a move to underpin increasing interest in his new own-brand homeware and provide the platform for growth, Milan-based British designer, George Sowden, has moved sales and marketing activities to London. A new company, Sowden at Home Limited, has been formed within an…
Milan-based but British designer, George Sowden, is to showcase his eye-catching, own-name housewares brand at the international Ambiente trade fair, the world’s leading consumer goods fair, for the second year running (Messe Frankfurt, 15-19 February).