Design by Goran Hongell, 1954.
The glass designer and decorative artist Göran Hongell was one of the pioneers of the Finnish glass tradition. With his mouth-blown glassware service Aarne, he won the gold medal in 1954 at the Triennale in Milan. This famed creation also set the trend for essential glassware in the 1950s, a trend that remains to this day. All Aarne glasses are sold in sets of 2.
Göran Hongell was one of the pioneers of the Finnish glass tradition, and Aarne is his most famous creation. A classic design object that embodies the timeless nature of clear glass.
The glass used in iittala glassware is high quality and optically very clear. It resists both chemical and mechanical wear well. Dishwasher safe.
Material(s): Mouth blown glass
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Designer: Göran Hongell
Born in Helsinki, Finland. Artist and glass designer Göran Hongell was one of the pioneers of Finnish glass tradition. Back in the 1930s, he presented a first version of what would become his most famous creation, the hand-blown glass series Aarne. In 1954, he won the gold medal at the Triennale in Milan with Aarne.View other products by Göran Hongell
iittala creates objects that are thought through in form, function and quality. Objects with a clear thought, created to achieve long lasting everyday use and inspiration. Whether in metal, wood, porcelain or glass, Iittala design objects are tools for contemporary living.
Iittala continues to be a major driving force of Scandinavian design with legendary designers Kaj Franck (1911-1989) and Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) as the cornerstones for the brand. Iittala objects are design essentials stripped to their core; the pure union of function, form and quality that demonstrates our core philosophy of lasting everyday design against throwawayism.View other products from iittala
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