The iittala Kartio glassware, designed by Kaj Franck in 1958, is the perfect marriage of color and form. Internationally appreciated for its durable, simple and practical shape and function, the ittala Kartio line was one of Franck's internationally best known works. Real beauty, Frank maintained, could only be found in the practicality of use.
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 Finland in the early 1900’s, designer Kaj Franck preferred deconstructed design and valued usability as it directly related to beauty. In removing excessive elements, his simplistic designs are comfortable and easily palatable for home use. Franck’s hauntingly beautiful Kartio Glass... More Kaj Franck