Timo Sarpaneva


Timo SarpanevaBest known for his glassware, Timo Sarpaneva crafted items that were sleek, modern and functional. He designed many items for Finnish Company iittala, including the Festivo candleholders, the Suomi dinnerware line and Sarpaneva cast iron cookware.

 

Timo Sarpaneva was born on October 31st, 1926 in Helsinki, Finland. He went on to attend the Institute for Industrial Arts (the forerunner of the University of Arts and Design) in Helsinki in 1948. While he received his training in graphic design, he spent the majority of his career doing industrial design for Iittala. He is also credited with designing the company’s recognizable i-logo.

 

Source: Iittala: 125 Years of Finnish Glass

 

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Iittala

Iittala offers glassware that is as attractive as it is functional. Its brand encompasses a range of glassware, cookware and art pieces that continue to push boundaries in the name of ingenuity.

 

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Marimekko

Marimekko is a leading Finnish textile and clothing design company. The company designs, manufactures and markets high-quality clothing, interior decor textiles, bags and other accessories.

 

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Kalevala Koru

Kalevala Koru is the largest jewelry manufacturer in Finland, and has distinguished itself with its high quality gold, silver and bronze jewelry. Kalevala creates pieces that are inspired by Finnish folklore.

 

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