The Russell Hobbs 20441 Snowdon Kettle is a modern kettle designed for the modern kitchen. Its main selling point is its perfect pour spout - the shape of the spout is such that the water flow is streamlined, making spills and splashes less likely. As you would expect, the Snowdon Kettle has the usual features contemporary kettles have.
The Snowdon Kettle has the standard cylindrical shape with a circular black plastic handle. The casing has a brushed stainless steel finish. When switched on, the on/off switch illuminates red.
The Snowdon Kettle is by Russell Hobbs, who are renowned for their innovative and wide ranging kettles designs, as well as household appliances in general. They've been designing household appliances since the 1950s, so they certainly know what they're doing.
In more detail, the kettle has the following features:
The push button lid which sits on the top of the handle makes the kettle quick and easy to fill. The lid is made out of metal and black plastic. It's pictured here:
The exterior of the kettle has a water window. Indicated on the water window is the water level for 2 cups, 4 cups, 6 cups and the maximum capacity of 1.7 litres. See below:
When switched on, the on/off switch lights up to indicate that the kettle is boiling:
The kettle has a so called 360 degree base. This means that the kettle can be placed on it so that it faces any direction. This is convenient, particularly if the kettle is used by both left handed and right handed people. Furthermore, the base can store the cord. The base is as below:
Overall, the Russell Hobbs 20441 Snowdon Kettle is a strong choice of kettle. As mentioned, its highlight is the perfect pour spout design, which reduces splashing and spilling, therefore keeping your work surfaces dry. The brushed stainless steel finish also features high up on the list in my opinion. These features, together with the usual features of modern kettles, make the Snowdon Kettle an excellent choice for the home or office. It would definitely suit both modern and traditional homes in my view.