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Akar Design: Art, Architecture and Design.
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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.
Large Size 5.5h x 3' diam.
Small Size 4h x 3' diam.
Warning: Choking Hazard — Item contains small parts. Not for children under 3.
In Kartio Kaj Franck captured the perfect balance between material and geometric form. Simple, yet durable enough for everyday use, Franck mastered the creation of the basic drinking glass, which is a legendary design beyond any trend. The wide and versatile color palette of Kartio perfectly represents Iittala’s knowledge of colored glass
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 ...
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...
WINE FOR TWO™ includes Two Wine Tumblers & Two Wine Twirls®.
2 wine tumblers, 16 fl. oz. 4½”H | 2 Wine Twirls® / FDA Food-Safe Resin & Phase Change Gel / USA
WINE TWIRLS® chill your favorite white wine where it counts: in the glass! Wine Twirls keep a glass of wine fridge cold for up to 30 minutes longer than otherwise!
Made from BPA-fre...
Designed for Alessi by Ettore Sottsass i 1978. its a classic and traditional design and fits perfectly in any space.
Crystal container for oil or vinegar with cap in 18/10 stainless steel, mirror polished.
6.9"W x 3.1" x 7.5"H
The PAVINA® Double Wall Glasses keep hot drinks hot without burning fingers and cold drinks cold without messy condensation, making them the ideal vessels for every beverage, from cocktails to cocoa. So you’ll only need to buy one type of glass for your home!
Individually mouth-blown by expert artisans, BODUM’s proprietary Double Wall Glasses f...
Drawing inspiration from melting ice in Lapland, the Ultima Thule 3 Piece Set - Rain features a unique texture on the outside of the glasses that was designed by Tapio Wirkkala in the 1960s. The set includes two mouth blown glasses and an elegant pitcher in rain, the colour that celebrates Ultima Thule's 50th anniversary, makes for a great gift....
Legend Tapio Wirkkala was the pioneer of modern Finnish industrial art. Internationally recognized for his glass designs, Wirkkala’s greatest inspiration always came from his native Finland. Wirkkala defied the rules of glassblowing with his iconic Ultima Thule collection. Inspired by ice and snow, Wirkkala spent nearly a thousand hours with th...
An elegant and super practical everyday use product with numerous features and functions. Decant your oil into the flask, and store it in your fridge or kitchen cupboard so it is ready when you need it. Moreover, it can be taken directly to the table for serving if you need a dressing for the salad.
The drip-free pouring spout pours precisely wi...