Gifting with Crystal Palecek: What to Get the Tea Drinker


Next on Crystal Palecek’s list? For day six of her 12 days of gifting, the editor-in-chief suggests something sleek for the kitchen countertop that you can also bring to the office.

Crystal Palecek Gift Pick for Tea Drinkers

Chantal Portable Electric Kettle
“Join an old friend for a pot of tea to relieve that holiday stress.”

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Crystal Palecek founded Rue magazine, a digital lifestyle publication, and serves as its editor-in-chief. A true visionary and entrepreneur, Crystal launched Rue in the summer of 2010 as a way to bring fresh content to a rapidly growing online design community. Considered a pioneer in digital publishing and an expert in new media, Crystal is regularly asked to speak on topics about design and social media and stands at the forefront of change as the relationship between publishing and the design industry evolves. Most notably, Crystal was recognized by the New York Times in a piece entitled “The Thriving Online Shelter Magazine Industry.” The article acknowledges the rising popularity of digital publications and the immense potential of click-through technology that directs readers to the point of purchase. A longtime design enthusiast, Crystal can also be found decorating spaces in her spare time for friends and family. She lives in San Francisco with her husband.


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