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). A great gift or addition to your own Tanssi collection, this boxed espresso cup and saucer set is beautifully designed and crafted. The vitro porcelain of this special set is dishwasher, microwave, oven and freezer safe, making it as sensible as it is stunning for special occasions and everyday dining.
Cups measure: 2-1/2" H x 2-1/2" Diameter (6 x 6 cm)
Saucers measure: 4-1/3" Diameter (11 cm)
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
Woodland Creatures Espresso Cup Set (iittala Tanssi)
June 4, 2016
I am a recent convert to the iittala Tanssi line and now have the espresso cup set, tin storage can, kitchen towel, coffee cup set, and the dinner place settings. The pattern is precious and endearing if you are a fan of animals. Whimsical, amusing, imaginative, distinctive. I feel special when meals are served using the Tanssi creations.
Sturdy and made well.
iittala can be a bit pricey for those of us on a budget unless the items are on sale.