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 an absorbent and durable blend of linen and cotton. The colorful, ornate design pops against crisp white and showcases one of the beloved Taika characters; a whimsical, wide-eyed owl. When the linen's 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; you could even frame this functional art.
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