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Designer Klaus Haapaniemi’s Taika (meaning “magic” in Finnish) inspires imagination and storytelling, letting you choose from a variety of bold and enchanting pieces. The vibrant designs gradually reveal their details and layers to the viewer. Haapaniemi’s magic was combined with the shapes of the Aika series designed by Heikki Orvola.
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The Finnish name for ‘dewdrop’ refers to the circles of bubbles in the pressed glass. Inspired by Finnish nature, the dewdrops glisten like a string of pearls on grass in the morning sun. Oiva Toikka’s love for experimentation led to the creation of an entirely new droplet design for Kastehelmi. The resulting surface structure brings out the li...
Featuring elegantly subtle gradations of color, these glasses have distinctive ribbed details for easier handling. Dishwasher-safe.
Size: 5.5h x 3'diam.
Warning: Choking Hazard — Item contains small parts. Not for children under 3.
Aino Aalto designed functionalism-inspired housewares for contemporary homes. Her approach was steeped in the Modernism architectural style which emphasized an honest use of materials and affordable mass production. One of Aalto’s most notable designs for Iittala is her pressed glassware, inspired by the circles that form when a stone is thrown ...
Water/long drink glass in crystalline glass.
Simple but refined, the Glass Family series of Jasper Morrison is perfect for valorising every day table. Lightweight and slightly flared, the glass for water is suitable for serving and consuming different types of beverages and drinks. The glass is made of crystalline glass, thicker at the base to e...
Goblet in crystalline glass.
Minimal but elegant, the design of Jasper Morrison draws attention to every detail, giving sophistication to seemingly simple shapes. The chalice of Glass Family series, thanks to its basic design, is a versatile item that can be used on every table and on different occasions. It is made of crystalline glass, thin ye...
All the essential glasses that serve a variety of your favourite wines. Side by side they express a remarkable sense of balance with the stem and base being the same size. Sensually pleasing to hold and handle, Essence makes fine wines even more enjoyable.
Design: Alfredo Häberli
Made in Germany
Care: Dishwasher safe
Celebrate your special moments with these mouth blown champagne glasses created by decorative artist and glass designer Göran Hongell. The Aarne set won the 1954 Milan Triennale and proved their timelessness by receiving the American Table Top Award in 1988.
Design: Göran Hongell
Made in Finland
Material: Mouth-blown gla...
Enjoy your favourite frothy beverages in the elegant, streamlined design of this mouth blown glass. Design pioneer Goran Hongell’s Aarne set won the 1954 Milan Triennale and 1988 American Table Top Award. Ideal for entertaining or casual moments.
Made in Finland
Material: Mouth-blown glass
Care: Handwash only
Crystal container for oil or vinegar with cap in 18/10 stainless steel, mirror polished.
Diameter (cm): 5.20
Width (cm): 8.00
Height (cm): 19.0
Content (cl/oz): 40.00
Length (cm): 17.50
Designer Todd Oldham rediscovered the illustrations of American Modernist Charley Harper (1922-2007). Harper's elegant birds and ecosystems, originally drawn for school biology books in the 1950's are now a beautiful dish and glassware collection designed by Todd Oldham exclusively for us.
Size of each glass: 6-1/4"h x 3-1/4...