Handcrafted from ceramic and glazed, these plant pots are simple and functional art. Aino Aalto originally designed these pots for the terrace of the home she shared with Alvar Aalto on Helsinki's Riihitie Road. It was featured in the Artek presentation at the Paris World Fair in 1937, but never when into serial production. More than 80 years later, they are now reinterpreted for indoor use so that their beauty and ingenuity can be utilized by fans of Finnish and modern design. An organic shape without corners, it embodies the Aaltos' belief that even the smallest details are worthy of our time and attention.
A practical woman who was always challenging the boundaries of traditional design, Aino Aalto had visionary ideas that graced her with several awards and design notoriety during her lifetime. In 1932, Aino entered and won a glassware competition in Finland to beat even her husband, Alvar Aa... More Aino Aalto