Aalto Glass Tray
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Glass blowers at the iittala factory meticulously handcraft this Bowl/Tray in Alvar Aalto's iconic glasswork form. The fluid, organic shape creates a beautiful vessel that is ideal for serving and decorating. Select from two glass colors.
Alvar Aalto's glasswork shapes, found here in the form of a wide decorative Bowl/Tray, are ideal decorative and gift-giving elements. Hand-crafted by iittala, the glass is high quality, special glass, which is optically very bright. It endures chemical and mechanical wear well.
Handwashing is recommended for Aalto Bowls.
Dimensions: 2" x 15"
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
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