Since its birth in 2007, Klaus Haapaniemi's Taika (Magic) dinnerware had fans of fine design enamored yet eager for more. Now, it's excitingly extended to other home décor items, including this kitchen tea towel made from invitingly soft washed linen. The ornate design showcases one of the beloved Taika characters; a whimsical, wide-eyed owl. When the linen is not being used to dry dishes or cover warm pastries, you'll want to display it for all to see. Fold it over the oven handle or hang from the cloth tab; wherever it hangs, you’ll enjoy the touch of magic in the kitchen.
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
Designer Klaus Haapaniemi (born 1970) was dubbed one of most important rising stars in illustration and design by the international WGSN trend analysis service. After graduating as a graphic designer from the Lahti Institute of Design, Finland, the now London-based creative has had no short... More Klaus Haapaniemi
I bought these tea towels as a gift, but I've had several identical ones for quite a few years. They have an attractive, whimsical owl design. Since they're 100% linen, the towels are both highly absorbent and very, very sturdy.
By A M.
October 29, 2016
Pure Linen Towel
Water absorbing, quickly drying linen towel in neutral grey color. Perfect complement to my set of the Taika dishes in the kitchen.
ProsDurable for daily use, absorbent and quick drying.
ConsNatural linen texture is not smooth and may bother some people.