The Aalto vase has been a timeless icon ever since its unveiling at the 1937 Paris World Fair. Brought back from the archives to commemorate iittala's 140th anniversary, this new version is the rarest of the three designs that were part of the original production run. Each is formed from a wood mold and mouthblown in Finland. The special edition is limited to 2,021 pieces and numbered accordingly on the base along with "ALVAR AALTO IITTALA" to ensure authenticity and remind you of its special origin. The copper color is warm and glowing along the vase's handcrafted edges and curves.
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