This new version of the classic Aalto shape makes a wonderful gift this season. It can be used to hold nuts and candies or be used for serving sauces or desserts; it also can stand alone as the glass art piece it is. Alvar Aalto created the design in 1936 and entered it in the Karhula-Iittala Glass Design Competition, in which it won first place. It was unveiled the following year at the World's Fair in Paris, where its simple and organic shape was received as revolutionary compared to the ornate styles of the time. Today, the design remains modern and timeless.
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
The color and style remind me of my grandmother's house. The glass is comfortably thick and pleasing to the eye even empty.
December 11, 2019
Beautiful color to go with anything in the room
October 29, 2019
Bought two and could not be happier! This was my first purchase from Finnstyle and will definitely buy again, very pleased for the quick shipment and the nice little surprise in the package (candy samples). Planning on purchasing the same bowls also in red for Christmas. Highly recommend!