Deep, mysterious, and sophisticated; the 2016 iittala glass color "Dark Grey" is one of timeless beauty. The humble hue brings new appreciation to Alvar Aalto's iconic design, which remains as relevant today as it did during the 1936 unveiling. The vase can house fresh blooms, hors d'oeuvres and utensils or be left empty as a stand-alone art piece. Aalto wanted the end user to decide its purpose.
First founded as a glassworks company in 1881, iittala is now a leading company in modern Finnish design producing a range of dinnerware, glassware and art pieces. You’d be hard-pressed to find a Finn or fan of Finnish design that doesn’t recognize the iittala logo, designed by Timo Sarpane... More iittala
Alvar Aalto created a lasting legacy in modern design as an architect and designer. Aalto entered exhibitions and participated in innovative urban planning conferences, designed civic and cultural buildings, and conceptualized household furniture and objects. All of his projects, whether th... More Alvar Aalto