If you open up the lid and look inside, there is nothing but space … to hold water. There are no electronics. No flashing lights. No LCD screens announcing something that is otherwise obvious. It is simply an enamel-coated metal container used to boil water, which may then be used to make tea or coffee. Placed on an open flame, the contents are heated. The pot embodies the four ancient elements: Earth (metal), Water, Air and Fire. It is a simple technology that has material effect; who doesn’t need a cup of coffee (or tea) in the morning.