It’s often said there’s nothing so refreshing in a heatwave as a hot drink. Now Italian kitchenware brand Guzzini is offering a stylish way to test the theory, having brewed up a range of coffee mugs, designed by Robin Levien, that blend traditional and modern elements. Called Feeling, it features a white ceramic vessel with a plastic handle in various colours. ‘I absolutely love the combination,’ says Levien. ‘The idea of attaching an acrylic handle on to a porcelain mug is quite radical.’ Feeling will be available from next week at John Lewis in London’s Oxford Street, priced £6.95.
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