Why doesn’t capitalism produce good kettles?

No, seriously, why?

Sahba Sanai
Mar 12 · 3 min read
Photo by Chelsea Kyle

I’m not obsessed with kettles, I swear. If a kettle does the job, I’m happy. But do they “do the job”?

My cheap, amazing, kettle

Two years ago I bought a basic electric kettle for 19.99€. It came with a neat feature: water temperature selection. The feature makes for better drinks, helps…