This post is for all the coffee and tea lovers among you. While you might want to invest in a gooseneck kettle, especially for pour-over coffee, for all other hot beverages an electric kettle will do the trick.
Since the kettle will be one of those items you will leave out on the counter, it better look good and matches the style of your kitchen, which is why I thought it was time to make a selection of the best electric kettle designs for the modern interior. Because why invest in making your kitchen all nice and then ruin it with ugly appliances?
Below you can find my favorite picks in stainless steel or (BPA-free) plastic, with different capacities, available in different colors, and with different functionalities like preset temperature settings, and safety features.
10 of the most stylish electric tea kettles
Vipp electric kettle: a wink to the classic stovetop kettles
The double surface of the kettle functions just like a keep-warm setting (while not being a keep-warm setting that you actively have to turn on) and keeps the water at the desired temperature for longer. The insulation also makes the surface heath-proof. The powder-coated steel exterior of the kettle combined with the non-slip rubber details on the swivel base makes the kettle easy to handle and a stylish addition to any kitchen.
Stelton EM77 electric kettle
Eva Solo Nordic kitchen kettle
This beautiful stainless steel kettle is part of the
The lid can be kept in place while filling or pouring, the spout is drip-free, it has an automatic shut-off, and the kettle has an indicator gauge so you can see how much water you already poured in.
This is certainly one of the most stylish stainless steel kettles I have seen and it’s needless to say the stainless steel variant is my favorite of the two.
Alessi Plisse electric kettle
EKG Electric Kettle with temperature control from Corvo, king of gooseneck kettles
While Corvo has the infamous electric gooseneck kettle variant in their assortment, since this is a list of purely electric kettles, I included the
The electric kettle has variable temperature control and is engineered for the perfect cup of green tea, coffee, oatmeal, or just about anything that requires hot water. This design doesn’t take up much space in your kitchen either, which is great if you struggle with keeping your countertops available. It’s also the only stylish kettle I found that has a temperature control setting when you don’t want to boil water but rather heat it up.
HAY Sowden kettle
This playful kettle is designed by George Sowden
Eva Solo Rise electric kettle
The Rise kettle from
The kettle design includes boil-dry protection and you can also buy a vacuum jug from the same series.
Rosendahl Gran Cru electric kettle
These BPA-free plastic kettles from
You don’t have to remove the lid of the electric kettle to fill or pour the water, which is a nice touch.
Stelton Emma electric kettle
Rig Tig Foodie: a small kettle for hot water for 1 or 2 people
The kettle also has a removable limescale filter and boil-dry protection. At 1l this is a smaller electric kettle, yet this means it also takes away less countertop space in smaller kitchens.