Aalto Dual-Colored Vase
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Design Year: 1937.
The Aalto vase caused waves in 1937 when it was first presented at the Paris World Exhibition. The mysterious form made a strong statement against industrial production that failed to meet human needs. This Dual-Colored Vase celebrates an icon of design with new colors and that original bold form.
The growing Alvar Aalto Collection celebrates an icon of a design movement. New objects that interpret the original sketches in new materials 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 8" H 6.25"
Designer: Alvar Aalto
Alvar Aalto began designing furnishings as early as the 1920's. They were a natural and important extension of his architectural thinking. To Aalto, a piece of furniture was not simply an isolated object in space. He was a comprehensive artist in the architectural and design fields who focused his attention on even the smallest of details.
Artek was established in 1935 to market his furniture, lamps and fabrics. A long tradition as a manufacturer of outstanding articles for daily use has made Artek an internationally known and recognized quality design brand.
Aalto's beautiful and functional furniture is still very popular around the world in spite of changing styles.View other products by Alvar Aalto
What started as a glass factory in Iittala, Finland, now celebrates generations of essential objects made to enrich people's everyday lives. Iittala creates distinctive, multi-functional objects with lasting design that allows for individual use and expression.
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