A functional work of art designed to showcase your distinctive personality, the iittala Vitriini Box is absolute perfection. Designed by Anu Penttinen, her strong love for clarity and form has resulted in bitty box with bold style. A combination of two different materials, the top is made from gleaming, thick glass while the bottom is made from Durat material. Environmentally minded, Durat is a solid surface material which is made from recycled post-industrial plastic. White with flecks of clear, Durat looks similar to granite but has the weight of clay pottery. Delicate yet substantial, display small treasures, trinkets or jewels within this box.
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
Born in Helenski in 1974, Anu Penttinen has chosen glass as her medium of expression and has been able to hone her skills offering glass works that completely reflect her point of view; a true accomplishment as an artist. A graduate of the University of Art and Design in Helenski, Penttinen... More Anu Penttinen
I've been waiting to buy the white Vitriini box for quite a while. Finally with this great sale I was able to. It has a special spot next to its small oak counterpart.
An unusual combination
August 28, 2016
iittala's large Vitriini box is made with an unusual combination of materials: the bottom is Durat, which is a recycled plastic material, and the top is glass. The clear glass top permits easy viewing of the box's contents. The Durat bottom is a beautiful shade of milky white and, since it is waterproof, it's ideal to use in the kitchen or bathroom.