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Ultramarine blue – glass colour of the year 2017

Ultramarine blue – Glass colour of the year 2017 from Iittala. To celebrate the centenary of Finland’s independence 2017 Iittala has created a special edition collection themed around an ultramarine blue colour, loved by Iittala fans around the world.  The deep glowing ultramarine colour has been made with a special glass recipe in Iittala’s glass factory in Finland as tribute to the clarity and true warmth of the Finnish national character.

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Aarre wall art from Iittala

Aarre wall art from Iittala creates new possibilities for displaying personal things. It allows you to display treasures that used to be kept unseen in cupboards and saved in boxes. These unique, mouth-blown decorative wall knobs are a premium collectible for a small art gallery at home. They are also functional: by hanging personal belongings on them you can create a wall of memories. Read More

Iittala celebrates Tapio Wirkkala 100 years

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.

Iittala celebrates Tapio Wirkkala 100 years 2015 bottle

 

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

Iittala Ruutu vase – design Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Iittala Ruutu vase  -  a delicate and simple vase made by mouth blown glass designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec. The fluidity and vibrant feel of the mouth blown glass creates the delicate character for the new collectible vase. Ruutu might be simple in shape but it takes the most skilled craftsmen in the glass factory to produce.

 

Iittala Ruutu vase - design Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec via Purodeco

 

Ruutu, which means diamond or square in Finnish, is a collection of 10 vases available in five sizes and seven colours. When collected and combined, they make small seamless installations where both the strength and the delicate nature of the glass come alive. Like Ittala’s iconic Alvar Aalto collection, Ruutu is also created in Iittala’s Finland factory. However, where the Aalto vase embodies an organic form, Ruutu follows strict form and makes a perfect collectible. Read More

Iittala launches timeless interior news

Iittala launches timeless interior news for fall 2014. The iconic Finnish global design brand launches a series of small accessories for the home designed by Scandinavia’s top designers.

 

Iittala launches timeless interior news via Purodeco

 

Iittala has dominated world of design-conscious tabletop products for well over a century so this addition to the existing collection is a highly anticipated launch. Iittala’s bold move into small furniture and clever accessories is met with enthusiasm by the design world and those who want to create a Scandinavian ambience at home. This versatile collection includes designs that help simplify modern living; organising possessions becomes a joy rather than a chore. The two perfectly formed designs include a shelf that transforms into a table or a tray and a playful, practical storage system for walls. Read More

Nappula candleholder – new colour 2014

Nappula candleholder designed by Matti Klenell for Iittala in 2012 will the upcoming fall be available in this bold and versatile red version. This lovely rich toned Nappula candleholder cheers up my space whilst it brings a unique Scandinavian style into my home.

 

Red Nappula candleholder designed by Matti Klenell via Purodeco

 

As shown here before, both sizes on Iittala’s single Nappula candleholder are launching in a sunny, bright yellow. Nappula will also the upcoming fall be available in this bold and versatile red version; both made from powder-coated steel. Nappula candleholder was born during a visit of designer Matti Klenell to the Nuutajärvi glass museum, where he admired an unusually shaped table and was inspired by it. He created a selection of modern candleholders; they combine his love of vintage and modern forms. As well as being incredibly practical, they’re already icons in the making. Read More

Iittala lighting news autumn 2014

Iittala lighting news autumn 2014 are a part of Iittala’s exciting movement towards developing a wider collection of meaningful small furniture, lightning and accessories for the home.

 

Iittala lighting news Leimu_Grey

 

Iittala’s striking table lamp Leimu Lamp by Magnus Pettersen that masterfully combines glass and concrete together is now available in an elegant grey. The combination of the grey glass ‘shade’ and the concrete base creates a streamlined design that emphasises the beauty of both materials. Read More