Don't just set the table; tell a tale. Klaus Haapaniemi, the artist who brought us iittala Taika (Magic), now invites us into the whimsical world of Tanssi (Dance). Inspired by the birth of opera, the intricate illustrations depict forest inhabitants dressed for a fancy affair. A flute-playing deer, umbrella-bearing rooster and a dancing fox are among the colorful characters. The vitro porcelain of this 20 oz bowl is dishwasher, microwave, oven and freezer safe, making it as sensible as it is stunning for special occasions and everyday dining.iittala Tanssi was inspired by the artwork Klaus Haapaniemi created for the Finnish National Opera production of The Cunning Little Vixen. Influences from Oriental and Slavic imagery, traditional storybook illustrations and even Art Deco can be found in the detailed line work. Though rich, Tanssi is surprisingly versatile and beautifully paired with other iittala dinnerware and glassware such as Teema and Kartio.
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
Wonderful graphics on a generous sized individual bowl that works for cereal to popcorn. Matches large Tanssi serving bowl and is same sized as Taika bowls. Dishwasher and microwave safe. Finnish form and function.
August 5, 2015
Iittala Tanssi 20 oz Bowl
The bowl is large and can be used for several things. The colors are vibrant and whimsical! Would life the spirits of any recipient if given as a gift!
ProsVery attractive and delightful to look at!
May 4, 2015
Beautiful bowl and fast shipping
I have a collection of Iittaka and love the designs. This new design is very colorful and unique....probably need to buy the matching plates, too! :-) FinnStyle has been excellent to buy from - fast shipping and reasonable prices.