Tealightful Timer: World’s Smartest Tea Infuser

A portable tea infuser with a built in timer and flavor-blocking capsule, that makes the perfect tea every time.

Your regular cup of tea can turn bitter if left uncared for. A young industrial designer has created the world’s first portable smart tea infuser that notifies you when your tea is ready and stops it from turning bitter. tealightful timer comes with timer and closing system so you never have to worry of sipping a bitter tea. Simply fill the tealightful timer with whatever it is that you like to infuse your tea with, close the tea infuser, wind up the mechanism, and set the preferred time before dropping it into the water.


• BPA and BPB Free!
• NEW Stretch Goal Announced: Tealightful Steel
• Built in timer and automatic brew stopper: Easily set your timer to brew the perfect blend of tea. Built in mechanism closes the tea compartment when ready to prevent over brewing.
• Holds More than Just Tea: Fits loose teas, tea bags, leaves, cinnamon and more
• Portable: Put your favorite tea and take it with you ready to get infused when you are ready
• Fits in any cup: It’s smaller than a tablespoon
• Easy to clean
• Easy to Operate

With tealightful timer you will never have to worry of messing up your tea. In order to begin its first production run, the project launched a Kickstarter campaign. Early supporters will be able to pre-order tealightful timer for $25.

About the Designer and Creator of tealightful timer
Lennart Rieper studied industrial design in Germany (HfG Gmuend) as well as in the States (Ohio State University). He has worked for several design agencies all over the globe, developing and designing products for numerous companies. Currently teaches design in Stuttgart, Germany.

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