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Inspired by nature, Alvar Aalto simplified design elements and used a craftsman's knowledge of the material to create design that allows for various combinations of use. Pieces can be displayed as a group or as a single, exclusive work of art, a pleasure to own or to give as a present.
The growing Alvar Aalto Collection celebrates an icon of a design movement. New objects that interpret the original sketches in new materials — including this new decorative bowl — join the collection, true to the original line of thought.
Designer's name is featured on the bottom. Hand wash.
Material(s): Lead-free crystal
Dimensions: W 7.5" D 2"
Designer: Alvar Aalto
(1898-1976) Born in Kuortane, Finland. Thanks to his original style and unique talents, Alvar Aalto is one of the greatest names in modern architecture and design. During his career, he designed many buildings in different parts of the world: concert halls, libraries, hospitals, museums, and private homes, including the Villa Mairea. His furniture and lamps, often starting out as a part of the buildings he designed, are produced together with Finnish Artek.View other products by Alvar Aalto
In the early years of modernism and functionalism, during the 1930s and 40s, pioneers like Alvar Aalto and Kaj Franck led the development of the Iittala brand. Their belief was that objects should always be designed with a thought, essential and above all, available to all. It was their thinking that set the foundation for the Iittala design philosophy — to push the boundaries and to give people beauty and function.
Iittala strives to create icons that will last a lifetime. What started as a glass factory in Iittala, Finland, now celebrates generations of essential objects that are made to enrich people's everyday lives. More than just beautiful objects, Iittala creates timeless designs that will never be thrown away.View other products from Iittala