These cute and very optimistic guys and girls are called Hoptimists. They were designed by the Danish furniture designer Hans Gustav Ehrenreich. The Hoptimist symbolises the joy of life and their simple mission is just to make you smile. And they certainly succeed with just that!
Iittala celebrates Tapio Wirkkala 100 years Anniversary in 2015 by bringing many of the productive designer’s work back to production. We’ll see some new pieces of Ultima Thule, Ovalis vase, Tapio and Gaissa as well as the colorful Anniversary 2015 bottle with numbered pieces.
2015 marks 100 years since the birth of Tapio Wirkkala. Wirkkala designed a significant proportion of his work for Iittala. To honor the great designer, Iittala will be highlighting some of the familiar objects Wirkkala designed for everyday use, as well as some rare short series of his work. Read More