A new color, never before seen on the Aalto vases comes to life in 2012. The Dark Lilac Aalto Vase has an understated charm as it blends effortlessly between lighter and darker hues of purple around each curve. Ideal for housing unique floral arrangements or sitting as a statement piece all on its own, this Dark Lilac Aalto Vase is a unique addition to any home décor.
For more than 70 years, the Aalto vase, designed by Finnish architect and furniture designer Alvar Aalto, has been one of the most famous pieces of glass in history. Finnish for "wave," Aalto created an original glass vase whose whimsical freeform design suggests the undulating profile of a Finnish lake. Aalto’s vase continues to win awards, has residency in famous museums, and is recognized and appreciated worldwide.
You’d be hard-pressed to find a Finn or fan of Finnish design that doesn’t recognize the iittala logo, designed by Timo Sarpaneva in 1956 and inspired by his “i-line” range. The logo serves as a symbol of quality craftsmanship, timeless design, and thoughtful functionality. Many collectors ... 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
I love this vase--who wouldn't? I own a version in deep blue, and needed a really special gift as a thank you to a friend and colleague. This struck me as the ideal gift, especially since she has recently moved to a very modern apartment. It's a lovely vase; but also a beautiful object on its own. It's hard to top Aalto design.