The iittala Aalto vase is considered to be one of the most innovative designs in glass craftsmanship. The 2016 Emerald color will give you a whole new appreciation for this timeless classic. The mouth-blown glass is saturated in stunning jewel-toned green, adding rich luster to the mouth-blown glass.
With a surname that fittingly means "Wave" in Finnish, Alvar Aalto created these flowing lines in 1936 as an ode Finland's water-rich landscape. The following year, the design was unveiled at the Paris World Fair and the crowds were immediately taken by its effortless elegance. While the fluid form feels like such a natural occurrence, it takes 7 craftsmen, 12 work stages and 30 hours to create just one of these extraordinary vases. Mix and match this collection with the blue hues in Teema or Taika to really bring out the whispers of color in the mouth-blown glass.
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 Aalto vases, yes they're not the easiest to uses, but they look spectacular even when empty. This emerald color is especially nice, it's really rich and doesn't feel like "bottle green" at all. I've had it almost a year and it is perfect any season