george lee: tie tea
george lee: tie tea
jun 20, 2010

george lee: tie tea

‘tie tea’ photo by joseph hsu image © le mouton noir & co

no more loosing your string with your teabag in a mug of hot water.

similar to a boat that has a cleat on the dock, ‘tie tea’ designed by new york designer george lee founder of le mouton noir & co. allows users to simply tie the string of their tea pouch to the slots embedded on the lip of the cup.

george lee: tie tea ‘tie tea’ detail photo by joseph hsu image © le mouton noir & co

‘tie tea’ has been showcased at the cite goes to america exhibition and was part of the new york design week 2010.

george lee: tie tea sketch by adam fu image © le mouton noir & co

  • amazing! no matter which place on the earth – now we see-according to comments-that eb has the same every day simple problem.
    that`s fantastic! this understanding in simplicity.
    btw – i naturally love this cup!

    Kasia says:
  • smile 🙂

    212 says:
  • simple but useful.

    Julie says:
  • love it! cute!!

    mamikri says:
more comments

have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.
all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.

comments policy

(3 articles)


a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

design news

keep up with our daily and weekly stories
505,862 subscribers
- see sample
- see sample
designboom magazine