• Harri Koskinen

    Harri Koskinen

    Young designer Harri Koskinen has risen rapidly in his international career as a designer... Read more

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History of Iittala

The Iittala Company was founded in 1881 by a Swede named Petrus Magnus Abrahamsson. Due to Finland’s lack of skilled glassblowers, the original Iittala workforce…

Lapuan Kankurit

Weaving wonderful things for almost a century, Lapuan Kankurit originally began as a wool and felt boot factory in 1917. Now, run by fourth-generation weaver…

Tapio Wirkkala

Tapio Wirkkala is an outstanding iittala designer whose art glass and glassware sets virtually created the look and content of iittala design. Wirkkala’s oeuvre is…

iittala Dinnerware

What began as a glassworks company in 1881 quickly became a Finnish household name, as iittala put values of timeless design and flawless functionality into…

Finnish Designers

Oiva Toikka

Professor Oiva Toikka is one of the greatest names in Finnish glass. His imaginative, rich and bold glass art deviates from the streamlined aesthetic of…

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Museums & Factories

Fiskars Village

Founded in 1649, Fiskars started in this small village about 1-1/2 hours west of Helsinki. In the 1980s Fiskars began to move operations out of…

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