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Take a captivating journey through the history of one of Finland’s most fascinating companies: iittala. This comprehensive book takes you from the origins of iittala’s glassworks to the revolutionary designs of its most famous artists and all the way through to the iittala of today.
A must-have for collectors of iittala glass and design enthusiasts, this book is chock-full of beautiful color and black/white photos and illustrations -- over 600 of them! The much celebrated iittala artists are all included as well: Alvar Aalto, Timo Sarpaneva, Tapio Wirkkala, Kaj Franck, Konstantin Grcic, Oiva Toikka, and many more.
iittala: 125 Years of Finnish Glass is completed by an extensive 50+ page catalog of designs by artist and a glossary of glass making terms.
635 Photos and illustrations in color and black/white
Text in English
Hardcover with dust jacket
Edited by Marianne Aav, Director Designmuseo (Finland’s Design Musuem) and Eeva Viljanen
Published by ARNOLDSCHE Art Publishers, 2006
Measures 10-1/2" L x 8-1/2" W (27 x 22 cm)
iittala: 125 Years of Finnish Glass, Complete History with All Designers