Iittala has taken the long-revered Aalto shape and created a miniature tray-like bowl. None of the original vase's timeless design or flawless craftsmanship is lost on this scaled-down adaptation, though greater accessibility and usability is gained. Easily fitting on almost any surface, the clear mini bowl can store paperclips and thumbtacks on a desktop or serve nuts and candies at a cocktail party. The possibilites are as seemingly endless as this 1936 award-winning design's appeal.
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