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Inspired by his native Finnish landscape, Aalto’s asymmetrical waves have been a timeless symbol of Scandinavian design since winning the 1937 Paris World Fair. Each unique Aalto bowl goes through a multi-step production process at the Iittala Glass Factory. The smallest piece in the collection, the 75mm pressed glass clear bowl is ideal for sau...
In 1936, Alvar Aalto’s series of glass vases won first prize in the 1936 Karhula-Iittala Glass Design Competition. Compared to the decorative objects of the time, the simple yet organic shape of this vase was a revolutionary statement. Inspired by waves (“aalto” in Finnish) in the water, the vase is a symbol of Finnish design and one of the most...
Jot is a suction hook that can stick to multiple surfaces to hold anything just where you want it. Jot is perfect for holding a toothbrush or razor in the shower, a pen on the fridge or a phone charger cable on your desk or bedside table. Jots also come with an adhesive plastic disc for those trickier surfaces. Jots are so handy they come in ...